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Escalate: How To Become Certified As A Veteran-Owned Small Business

July 11, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free
Women's Business Center

Are you a veteran business owner? Would you like to learn how to certify your business as “Veteran-Owned”?

Join our special guest , Abron Andrews, Director of Vet Biz Central, as we understand the certification process for Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB).

Veteran-owned small businesses can use this application to be certified by SBA to compete for federal contracts. Certified veteran-owned small businesses (VOSBs) will have the opportunity to pursue sole-source and set-aside contracts at the Department of Veterans Affairs under the VA’s Vets First program.

We will learn the following:

  • Benefits of being certified as a Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB)
  • How to navigate through the application process
  • How having a VOSB plays a role in federal contracting

This event will be VIRTUAL! Register today!

Abron Andrews, the Director of VetBiz Central, is a veteran with a diverse background encompassing leadership, banking, and investment advisory. As the director of VetBiz Central, an organization dedicated to supporting veterans and their spouses in establishing new businesses and expanding existing ones, Abron plays a vital role in counseling, mentoring, and educating veteran entrepreneurs. With a strong passion for education, coaching, and mentoring, Abron has chosen to redirect his focus towards enhancing his expertise in the field of Education. His career aspirations are centered around economic development, as well as teaching business and entrepreneurship. Leveraging his extensive experience and dedication, Abron strives to empower aspiring entrepreneurs and make a meaningful impact on their journey to success.