General Information

July 10th Large Business Engagement
Event Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Event Time: Participant Check-in: Beginning at 8:30 a.m.
Program: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Business Engagement Center (BEC)
The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)
801 I (EYE) Street, NW, 12th Floor
Washington, DC 20001

In support of fostering business relations between Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB)/Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSB) and large firms, the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization’s Direct Access Program will host a Large Business Engagement.

This one-day event consists of a series of 20-minute one-on-one sessions and will provide SDVOSBs and VOSBs the opportunity to learn about current and upcoming business opportunities available with large businesses.

Please review the information for each company carefully, as each company has specific requirements.


The large company participants for this engagement include:

3M is an innovative company consisting of four core business groups:

• Health Care. This group spans the continuum of care and includes medical solutions, oral care, separation and purification sciences, health information systems, drug delivery systems, and food safety.

• Safety & Industrial. This business group serves the industrial, electrical and safety markets. It consists of personal safety, adhesives and tapes, abrasives, closure and masking systems, electrical markets, automotive aftermarket, and roofing granules.

• Transportation & Electronics. This group focuses on transportation and electronic original equipment manufacturer customers. This group is made up of electronics (display materials and systems, electronic materials solutions), automotive and aerospace, commercial solutions, advanced materials, and transportation safety.

• Consumer. This business group consists of home improvement, stationery and office supplies, home care, and consumer health care.

3M endeavors to build relationships related, first, to its Health Care business group, and second, relationships related to its other three core business groups, classified as: Safety & Industrial, Transportation & Electronics and Consumer.

The Health Care business group seeks to increase its sub-contracting relationships with Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSBs) and Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSBs), possessing the following NAICS: 334510, 339112, 339113, 339114, 423450, 532490, 622110, 518210, 541511, 541512, 561210, 624230.

The Safety and Industrial, Transportation and Electronics, and Consumer Business Groups, each seek to cultivate relationships with small businesses designated as: SDVOSB or VOSB, Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB), Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone); and Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), with a particular interest of increasing sourcing opportunities for the following product categories: Assembly, Packaging & Filling Goods & Services, Capital Equipment and Construction, Chemicals, Cloth & Fibers, Converting, Tape & Abrasives G&S, Electronics & Metals, Energy, Fleet & Travel, IT, Logistics, Molding Goods & Services, MRO/Site Services, Packaging, Papers, Polymers, Professional Services Human Resources, R&D & Legal, and Professional Services Marketing & Finance.

To learn more about the expected capabilities 3M’s seeks from its sub-contracting relationship and suppliers, please click here.

No later than 3:00 p.m. EST on Friday, June 28, please complete your registration for the event and your meeting request in the online Events Dashboard, and submit 3M’s Supplemental Questionnaire to the Direct Access Program at directaccess@va.gov.

The questionnaire will be reviewed by 3M personnel, and you will receive a confirmation by Wednesday, July 3 if 3M decides to move forward with the meeting you have requested. Please check your notifications in the Events Dashboard regularly.


Deloitte is one of the ”Big Four” firms and the largest professional services network in the world by revenue and number of professionals. Deloitte’s Office of Small Business and Supplier Diversity Programs (OSSDP) leads the charge with effectively building and leveraging relationships with small and diverse suppliers across Deloitte U.S. member firms, Commercial and Government & Public Services practice. Deloitte creates business opportunity for small and diverse suppliers by not only inviting them to participate in the appropriate contracting opportunities, but by delivering strategic programs that support suppliers’ skills and capabilities development, mentor-protégé relationships, and strategic market growth.

Deloitte is seeking to build prime or sub-contracting relationships with small businesses designated as: (SDVOSB), or (VOSB); Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB), Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZones) and Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), firms possessing the following NAICS: 541511, 541512, 541513, 541519, 541611, 541612, 541613, 541614, 541618, 541620, 541690.

To learn more about the expected capabilities Deloitte seeks from its sub-contracting relationship and suppliers, click here

Please note that Deloitte requires, if your small business is interested in requesting a meeting with Deloitte, and meets the capabilities as outlined above, and in their required criteria document, your company to register in Deloitte’s Vendor Portal https://vendorportal.gps.deloitte.com/#/. To learn more about Deloitte’s Office of Small Business and Supplier Diversity Programs (OSSDP) please e-mail: usdeloittesmallbusiness@deloitte.com.

If Deloitte decides to move forward with the meeting you have requested, you will be notified no later than Wednesday, July 3. Please check your notifications in the Events Dashboard regularly.

LMI is a consultancy dedicated to improving the business of government, drawing from deep expertise in advanced analytics, digital services, logistics, and management advisory services. The company is currently seeking partnerships with SDVOSB and VOSBs with operations related to the following NAICS: 236220, 541219, 541330, 541511, 541512, 541513, 541519, 541611, 541612, 541614, 541618, 541620, 541690, 541720, 541990, 561210, 561410, 611430, 611519, 611699, 611710.

To learn more about the expected capabilities LMI seeks from its sub-contracting relationship and suppliers, click here

No later than 3:00 p.m. EST on Friday, June 28, please complete your registration for the event and your meeting request in the online Events Dashboard, and submit LMI’s Supplemental Questionnaire to the Direct Access Program at directaccess@va.gov.

The questionnaire will be reviewed by LMI personnel, and you will receive a confirmation by Wednesday, July 3, if LMI decides to move forward with the meeting you have requested. Please check your notifications in the Events Dashboard regularly.


Registration capacity to meet with each company is limited. Please register using the button at the top of this page.

When registering, please ensure that you fully complete your profile, inclusive of the requested company information.

Once you have completed your profile and have requested a meeting, the large business host will review your request on the basis of how your businesses’ capabilities match their company’s requirements. Please note that the acceptance of a meeting request is at the sole discretion of each large business, and that you will be notified if your request(s) to meet with a large business is accepted. Please check your notifications in the Events Dashboard regularly.

If you do not receive a notification that your meeting request has been accepted, please do not make travel arrangements or plan to attend the event.


***Meetings with the following company are by invitation-only.***

American Medical Depot (AMD) is a Medical Supply Distribution Center and a Prime Vendor (VA MSPV-NG) for VISNS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 8. Additionally, AMD is a contractor on the Defense Logistics Agency Integrated Operating Room Contract (DLA IOR) which provides turn-key services for the integration of equipment of specific manufacturers under the earlier mentioned $400M contract. AMD is also a contractor for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) under a Best-In-Class (BIC) Strategic Sourcing Contract for the provision of medical supplies and kits. American Medical Depot has two separate interests as outlined below.

Opportunity 1: Supports AMD’s interest in meeting with Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSB) that are current holders of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) Contract

AMD seeks to meet Service Disabled Veteran-owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) and Veteran-owned Small Business (VOSB) on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) Contract. NASA SEWP is a multiple award, Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity Contract used to purchase capital equipment and the turn-key services through some of the contractors. As an SDVOSB or VOSB SEWP contract holder, AMD desires to meet with you to discuss how they can assist to increase your opportunities to be more competitive on the contract and secure additional awards.

Opportunity 2: Supports AMD’s interest in Meeting with Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSB) with Transportation Assets

American Medical Depot (AMD), a Medical Supply Distribution Center and a Prime Vendor (VA MSPV-NG) for VISNS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 8, has an interest to meet SDVOSB and VOSB transportation companies, with transportation assets, to supplement their transportation contract. The opportunity entails handling deliveries for a segment of its customers.

Firms possessing the following North American Industry Classification System Code (NAICS) are invited to consider attending:
484230: Specialized Freight (except Used Goods) Trucking, Long-Distance
484110: General Freight Trucking, Local


The networking sessions related to either interest noted above, are 20-minute one-on-one business networking conversation. The sessions are by invitation only, and are booked on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Event Agenda

 

July 10, 2019

Business Engagement Center, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)

801 I Street Northwest Washington 20001, District Of Columbia