About the Event
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), National Cemetery Administration (NCA) provides burial and memorial benefits for Veterans and their eligible family members, and maintains national cemeteries as national shrines, sacred to the honor and memory of those interred or memorialized there. The procurement opportunity this event presents are NCA’s expectations in regards to selection of raw granite and marble, the production of blank headstones, markers and niche covers, the inscription process of orders for marble and granite headstones, to include final packaging/labeling/palletizing of the inscribed monuments, and delivery of the finished product to the identified National, Private or State Veterans Cemeteries. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), National Cemetery Administration (NCA) is also interested in meeting new companies who may have an interest in this type of Industry. Seating is limited. Due to time constraints, only one person, per company, can attend this event.
This event will include two Business Opportunity Sessions (BOS) and a series of Networking Roundtables (NRTs). The first BOS will be a question and answer forum during which NCA will seek to gain insights from firms regarding the industry’s best practices in the interest of navigating NCA’s procurement challenges. The second BOS will review NCA’s procurement opportunities relevant to the below North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes.
NRTs will provide participants with the opportunity to engage with Procurement Decision Makers (PDMs) to share their capabilities as it pertains to the business opportunities discussed in the earlier session. During the NRTs all PDMs will discuss the spectrum of opportunities outlined during the BOS earlier mentioned. Firms will be permitted to sign-up for only one (1) time-slot.
This event is intended for the firms possessing the following North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code:
Cut Stone and Stone Product Manufacturing
Freight Transportation Arrangement
Couriers and Express Delivery Services