Document Downloads

U.S. Department of State OSDBU Program Overview – Presentation Slides [7 MB]

U.S. Department of State Quarterly Industry Brief – Q3/Q4 FY 2023 – Presentation Slides

DoS and SBAIC Subcontracting Virtual Event – Presentation Slides, Recording Passcode: Sbaic#23

Virtual FY2024 Q1 Industry Day – Presentation Slides [6 MB], Recording 

Upcoming Events

The 5th Annual Houston Business Matchmaker
March 1, 2024
Virtual

GSA Virtual Support Success of WOSB
March 6 and March 7,2024
Virtual


U.S. Department of State Industry Day
 

March 19, 2024
Arlington, VA

National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit
March 27, 2024, and April 4,2024
Virtual

DOL Small Business Outreach
April 17,2024
Virtual

Virtual Matchmaking Small Business National Conference
April 18,2024
Virtual

2024 GovCon Conference 
April 25, 2024
Richmond, VA

National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit 
June 11-12, 2024
Charleston, SC

33rd Annual Government Procurement Conference
June 12,2024
Washington D.C

NASA Small Business Outreach Event
July 25,2024
Virtual

Past Events

Government Agency Procurement (GAP) Conference 
February 21, 2024
Bowie, MD

FY24 National 8(a) Conference 
February 5-7, 2024
Atlanta, GA

Federal Contractors Networking
February 12, 2024
Washington D.C

NASA Small Business Networking Outreach event
January 25, 2024

Capital Business Development Association
December 14,2023
Arlington, VA

Virtual Q1 Industry Day 
December 12,2023
Virtual

2023 SMWVBO BUSINESS CONFERENCE
December 6,2023
San Antonio, TX

SBAIC & Department of State OSDBU Annual Subcontracting Event 
December 6th, 2023
Virtual

Elev8 and Engage Govcon 
November 29th, 2023
Halethorpe, MD

USAID ASIA Regional Small Business Conference
November 13-15,2023
Bangkok, Thailand

2023 SAME BUSINESS CONFERENCE
November 1-3,2023
San Antonio, TX

Service-Disabled Veteran Webinar 
November 6,2023
Remote

Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program Webinar 
October 18,2023
Virtual

National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit |Fall2023 US Women Chambers
October 18,2023
Virtual

AFCEA
September 14,2023
Virtual

U.S Black Chambers Matchmaking
September 20,2023
Virtual

U.S. Department of Homeland Security – Small Business to Small Business Vendor Outreach Event (Matchmaking)
August 24,2023
Virtual

HUD Ginnie Mae’s 5th Annual Small Business Event (Matchmaking)
August 29,2023
Virtual

NASA Small Business Conference and Networking(Matchmaking)
July 20,2023
Virtual

National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit(Matchmaking)
July 26,2023
Virtual

AFCEA NOVA
July 19,2023
Reston, VA

U.S. Department of State Quarterly Industry Brief – Q3/Q4 FY 2023 
June 27, 2023
Virtual

WIPP Match Maker Madness 
June 26, 2023
Virtual
13th Annual National Small Business Contracting Summit | Southeast 2023 
June 13-14,2023
Charleston, SC

U.S. State Department OSDBU Overview
June 21, 2023
Virtual

USAID 14th Annual Small Business Conference
June 21,2023

Government Contracting VIRTUAL Matchmaker
June 8,2023
Virtual

Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Small Business Industry Day
June 6,2023
Washington, DC

Annual VETS 23 Conference 
May 22-25,2023
Orlando,FL

AFCEA NOVA Small Business Enterprise IT Day 
May 11,2023
Westin Washington Dulles Airport
Herndon, VA

National Small Business Week Virtual Summit 
May 2-3, 2023
Virtual

Second Small-to-Small Business Virtual Vendor Outreach Matchmaking Event (VOME) 
May 4,2023
Virtual

USAID Historically Underutilized Business Zone Program (HUBZone) Outreach Event 
April 26,2023
Washington, DC

2023 Government Procurement Conference
April 19,2023
Washington, D.C

April 13 SECAF event – Presentation Slides [7 MB]
April 13,2023
Vienna, VA

SOUTHEAST REGION FEDERAL CONSTRUCTION, INFRASTRUCTURE & ENVIRONMENTAL SUMMIT 
April 12,2023
Wilmington, NC

VIP International entrepreneurial training program VIP INTERNATIONAL flyer
Are you looking to diversify or expand your business and pursue Federal and commercial contracting opportunities overseas? If so, there are still several openings in the upcoming Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP) INTERNATIONAL training session to be held in person at the Bolger Center in Potomac, MD on March 28-30, 2023.

National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit |DC Spring 2023 
March 28-March 29
Arlington, VA

VIP INTERNATIONAL is a 3-day in-residence entrepreneurial training program that is offered at NO COST to veteran business owners nationwide. With a curriculum created and facilitated by industry and government subject matter experts, service-disabled and veteran-owned small businesses will receive hands-on, market-based instruction that gives them the tools to enter and/or expand their federal and commercial contracting opportunities overseas. Visit for more information or to apply.
March 28-30,2023
Potomac, MD

National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit | DC Spring 2023|Hybrid 
April 5,2023
Virtual Matchmaking

U.S. Department of State Industry Day
March 22,2023
Arlington, VA

U.S. Department of State Industry Day
March 22,2023
Arlington, VAUSDOT’s 3rd Annual Women’s Wednesday for Small Business and Matchmaking Event
March 15,2023
Virtual

2023 ACT-IAC Small Business Alliance Event
March 7,2023
Rosslyn, VA

SMART PROC GovCon
February 23,2023
Frederick, MD

National 8(a) Association 2023 National Small Business Conference
February 13,2023
New Orleans

U.S. Department of State 2nd Quarter Fiscal Year 2023 Industry Briefing – Presentation Slides [2 MB]

2023 Virtual Industry Day – Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) with the Bureau of Administration & Diplomatic Security – Q1 FY 2023 (Jan 18th, 2023)Presentation slides [15 MB]

U.S. Department of State Quarterly Industry Brief – Q1 FY 2023 (Nov 30th, 2022)Presentation slides and  Video  

2022 Bexar County Small Business Conference
December 7,2022
San Antonio, TX

December networking event at Kennedy center hosted by Jennifer Shaus 
December 12th
Washington, DC

ISOA Conference (OSDBU is attending matchmaking November 18)
November 16-18,2022
Virtual

Government Contracting Matchmaking Event (OSDBU is attending matchmaking)
November 16,2022
Virtual

TiE DC Capital GovCon 2022
November 16,2022
McLean, VA

SAME Small Business Federal Conference
November 2-4,2022
Nashville, TN

USWCC-National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit Fall 22
October 20,2022
Virtual

ISOA Webinar: Global Advisory Industry Day
October 19,2022
Virtual

The National 8(a) Association: By Black Conference
October 18-19,2022
Virtual

2022 Small Business Symposium 
October 5, 2022
Fairfax, VA

Norris Conference Center (OSDBU is attending matchmaking on October 5th)
October 5, 2022
San Antonio, TX

MBDA’s 39th annual National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week Conference(OSDBU will participate in matchmaking 9/21/22)
September 19-22,2022
District of Columbia, 20024

National HUBZone Conference 
August 31-Sept 2,2022
Chantilly, VA

US Department of State 2022 Virtual Subcontracting Training and Matchmaking 
August 24,2022
Virtual

ICBS Show Hosted by the Oklahoma PTAC  and Tribal Government Institute Native PTAC 
August 15-18
Norman, OK

Small Business Training: Utilizing Unison Marketplace (OSDBU and Unison)
July 28, 1pm EST or Aug 5, 8:30am EST
Virtual

American Express® Business Class LIVE Event (OSDBU is attending and will be speaking at this event)
July 20
New York City

Kennedy Center FED GOV Quarterly Networking Event   
July 18, 2022
Washington, DC

2022 USBC National Conference  (OSDBU is attending the virtual matchmaking on July 14th)
July 14-16, 2022
Washington, DC

U.S. Department of State Quarterly Industry Brief – Q4 FY2022, OPE/OSDBU 
June 29,2022  Download Presentation [3 MB]  and Watch Video 
Virtual

12th Annual National Small Business Contracting Summit | Southeast 2022 with the US Women’s Chamber  
June 9,2022  Register Now!  
Charleston, SC

31st Annual Government Procurement Conference (GPC) 
June 16,2022
Washington, DC

U.S. Department of State – IT Vendor Day 
September 19, 2019
Washington, DC

Women Impacting Public Policy Symposium on Cyber Resiliency  (OSDBU is attending the matchmaking on Oct 1)
September 29 – October 1
Virtual

USAID – Veterans International Small Business Conference (VISBOC) 
October 8, 2019
Arlington, VA

Federal Procurement Fair – Connecting Businesses to Opportunities hosted by Senator Ben Cardin and Mayor Jack Young  (OSDBU is attending)
October 11, 2019
Baltimore, MD

The Federal Government Procurement Conference (GPC)  
October 14-15, 2020
Virtual

US Department of State OSDBU Invitational Industry Day and Small Business of the Year Award  THIS EVENT IS FULL, REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
October 16, 2019
Arlington, VA

ACT/IAC – Imagine Nation ELC 2019  (OSDBU is attending)
October 20-23, 2019
Philadelphia, PA

ASBCC – National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit  (OSDBU is attending)
October 23, 2019
Arlington, VA

ChallengeHER DMV  (OSDBU is attending)
October 24, 2019
Arlington, VA

NCMBC – Southeast Region Federal Construction 2019 Infrastructure and Environmental (FEDCON) Summit  (OSDBU is attending)
October 26-27, 2019
Wilmington, NC

PSC – Vision Conference  (OSDBU is attending)
October 29-30, 2019
Falls Church, VA

ISOA – 14th Annual Summit  (OSDBU is attending)
October 29-30, 2019
Arlington, VA

Department of Transportation – DOT’s Veteran-Owned Small Business(VOSB) Outreach and Matchmaking Event  (OSDBU is attending)
November 7, 2019
Washington, DC

SAME – Federal Small Business Conference  (OSDBU is attending)
November 20-22, 2019
Dallas, TX

GovConnectx – Maryland Outreach & Small Business Matchmaker  (OSDBU is attending)
November 21, 2019
Hanover, MD

Connections that Count   Hosted by FDIC , NCUA , OCC , and SEC . (OSDBU is attending)
December 5, 2019
Arlington, VA

Bexar County – SMWVBO Conference  (OSDBU is attending)
December 11, 2019
San Antonio, TX

GovConnectx – Winter Showcase – Small Business Seminar and Match Maker  (OSDBU is attending)
January 28, 2020
Alexandria, VA

GovCon Networking Soiree at the Kennedy Center  (OSDBU is attending)
February 10, 2020
Washington, DC

GNational 8(a) Association 2020 Small Business Conference  (OSDBU is attending)
February 11-13, 2020
New Orleans, LA

USAID  Frankfurt 2020 Small Business Conference/Small Business Event  (OSDBU is attending)
March 3-4, 2020
Frankfurt, Germany

USWCC / ASBCC National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit  (OSDBU is attending / speaker)
March 5, 2020
Arlington, VA

USAID Small Business *Virtual* Matchmaking (OSDBU is attending matchmaking)
Jun 18, 2020
Virtual

US Women’s Chamber of Commerce Virtual Summit  (OSDBU is attending)
Jul 21-23, 2020
Virtual

Virtual ICBS SHOW  – Oklahoma PTAC / Tribal Government Institute PTAC (OSDBU attending matchmaking 8/19)
August 18-20, 2020
Norman, OK – Virtual

OSDBU Event – U.S. Department of State Small Business Virtual Matchmaking Event  (FULL)
August 20, 2020
Virtual  DOWNLOAD : Vanguard FAQs [252 KB] * DOS Vendor Management Plan  [391 KB] * AQM Presentation Slides [332 KB]

NoVA B2G Matchmaking Conference & Expo  (OSDBU is attending)
August 27, 2020
Virtual

US Women’s Chamber National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit | DC Spring 2021 Virtual  (OSDBU is attending matchmaking)
March 2-4, 2021
Virtual

SBE Small Business Expo  (OSDBU is attending matchmaking)
March 18, 2021
Virtual

9th Annual NoVA B2G Matchmaking  (OSDBU is attending matchmaking)
May 6, 2021
Virtual

Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) Matchmaker Madness  (OSDBU is attending matchmaking)
May 6, 2021
Virtual

Florida State Minority Supplier Diversity Council (FSMSDC) 36th Annual Business Expo (OSDBU is attending matchmaking)
May 19, 2021
Virtual

11th Annual National Small Business Contracting Summit | Southeast Conference 2021  (OSDBU + other State Dept Bureaus are participating, co-hosting)
June 2-3, 2021  Presentation Slides 
Virtual

USAID Annual Small Business Conference (OSDBU is attending matchmaking)
June 10, 2021
Virtual

 US Department of State, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) Virtual Matchmaking Event 
July 21, 2021
Virtual, facilitated by the Virginia PTAC    Download Presentation Slides [2 MB]

National Association of State Workforce Agencies 2021 Veterans Conference (OSDBU is attending matchmaking)
July 28-30, 2021
Virtual

 Federal Insights Exchange/ Department of State Cyber Security Industry Day 
August 19, 2021
Virtual

Virtual ICBS SHOW  – Oklahoma PTAC / Tribal Government Institute PTAC (OSDBU attending matchmaking 8/19)
August 19, 2020
Norman, OK – Virtual

2021 National HUBZone Conference  (OSDBU is attending matchmaking)
September 8-11, 2021
Washington, DC

 SBA Small Business Government Contracting Matchmaker (OSDBU is attending matchmaking)
October 15, 2021
Virtual

2021 National 8(a) Association New Orleans Regional Conference (OSDBU is attending matchmaking)
October 18-20, 2021
New Orleans, LA

National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit  (OSDBU attending matchmaking)
October 19-21, 2021
Virtual

Bureau of Information Resource Management (IRM) EVOLVE Industry Day
October 25, 2021
Virtual

North Carolina Military Business Center: SE Region Federal Construction, Infrastructure & Environmental Summit  (OSDBU is attending matchmaking)
October 27-28, 2021
Virtual

Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium (VETS21)  (OSDBU is attending)
November 2-5, 2021
Orlando, FL

OFPP / DOE Co-Sponsored Crowdsourcing Opportunity: Shaping Solutions to Address Barriers to Equity in Federal Procurement
November 8-19 Crowdsourcing Campaign  Download More Info [274 KB]  Register 

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Small Business Industry Day
November 10, 2021
Virtual

WIPP’s 20th Anniversary Virtual Summit and MatchMaker (OSDBU is attending matchmaking) 
November 16, 2021
Virtual

Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Small Business Conference (OSDBU is attending)
November 15-19, 2021
Atlanta, GA

Briefing on the Future Business Forecast: by the Office of the Procurement Executive (A/OPE) and Professional Services Council (PSC)
December 17, 10:00am – 11:30am
Virtual.

U.S. Department of State Diplomatic Security – Countermeasures Program & Industry Exchange
Presentations 
February 2, 2022
Virtual

3rd Annual Houston Business Matchmaker  
March 4,2022
Virtual

National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit |Matchmaking DC Spring 2022 |USWCC 
March 10,2022
Hybrid (Virtual Attendee)

Department of State 2022 Small Business Industry Day and Matchmaking with ISOA and Virginia PTAC 
April 28,2022  The Event is FULL
Arlington, VA

WIPP & HUBZone Virtual MatchMaker: MatchMaker Madness
May 2,2022  Register Now
Virtual

Reston Chamber  10th Annual NoVA B2G Mathmaking Conference & Expo
May 5,2022  Register Now
Reston, VA / Virtual

AFCEA NoVA  Small Business Enterprise IT Day Matchmaking
May 5,2022  Register Now
Reston, VA / Virtual

USPAACC CelebrAsian Conference Business + Procurement
May 25-27,2022  Register Now
Washington, DC

Document Downloads FY2021

OPE Industry Brief: Q4, 2022 (June 29, 2022)  Presentations  and Video 

Briefing on the Future Business Forecast: by the Office of the Procurement Executive (A/OPE) and Professional Services Council (PSC) Download Briefing File 

GLOBALCAP Industry Day Briefing 

US Women’s Chamber June 2021 event: Slides 

OSDBU Virtual Conference, Aug 20, 2020 : Vanguard FAQs [252 KB] * DOS Vendor Management Plan  [391 KB] * AQM Presentation Slides [332 KB]

U.S. Department of State

The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future