Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Federal Contracting: Veteran Certifications

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Date: 3/14/2024
Time: 1:00PM – 2:30PM (EDT)
Status: Open – 195 places remaining
Fee: No Fee

Point of Contact: Kellie Peterson (703) 277-7750

Program Format: Online Meeting (Live)
Training Topics: A Virginia APEX Accelerator Organized or Sponsored event, Government Contracting, Government Industrial Base (GIB) Readiness, Intermediate Level, Introductory Level, Orientation, Basic Training, Introductory Topics, Proposal Preparation / Response, Set Aside Certifications and Designations, Veteran Owned Small Business Certifications


*class pushed to start at 1PM instead of original 12:30PM due to an instructor change*

Learn about the process a company must navigate to become certified to win Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) set aside contracts. You will learn the requirements of the SBA’s Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) to become a certified SDVOSB or VOSB and how to complete the online application to be listed on Vendor Information Pages (VIP) including:

• The three essential elements of a successful application: Eligibility, Ownership, and Control
• How to avoid non-veteran control by careful structuring the company operating agreement
• What to expect during the application process



Instructor: Lisa Wood is the current statewide director of Virginia APEX Accelerator. She previously was the Statewide Director of the Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC) for the Connecticut PTAC and prior to that was Statewide Director with the Ohio Department of Development after serving as PTAC Director for the Northwest Commission of Pennsylvania. Before joining the PTAC (now APEX Accelerator) community, Lisa was a Contracting Officer for Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. in the Greater Pittsburgh Area.


Webinar information will be sent to registrants prior to the class and will be conducted via GoToWebinar. After registration is complete, your email confirmation will contain the link. You MUST register your name and email and receive the login information and calendar invite before you can join the webinar. You mayattend without downloading the software, but please understand your webinar functions may be limited.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that this GoToWebinar event will be recorded for future publication/distribution by the Virginia APEX Accelerator. By joining this session, you automatically consent to be recorded during the Q&A period if you choose to speak. If you do not consent to being recorded, you may constrain your questions to written submissions. If you have questions or concerns, please email apex@gmu.edu to discuss with the host organization or do not join the session.



March 14
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Event Categories:




Virginia Apex Accelerator
(703) 277-7750
View Organizer Website