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Virginia SBDC

State/Local Contracting: SWaM Certification

Thu 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Facilitated by Central Virginia SBDC
Topic: Government Contracting

Small businesses looking to government contracting as a new avenue for selling their goods and services will definitely benefit from this workshop! 

Join us and learn how and why to become SWaM (Small, Woman-Owned, and/or Minority-Owned Business) certified to gain advantage when seeking state or local government contracts.  

Topics covered in this workshop:

  • Details/benefits of the small business set-aside preference program

  • Navigating the SWaM application process

  • Positioning your business for greater success at winning a contract

  • Live demo and walk thru of the SWaM certification website and, if time allows, the eVA website

Presented by Courtney Mustin, Business Services Manager,
Virginia Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity

Fee: No Cost

U.S. Small Business Administration, George Mason University, and America's SBDC

All programs of the Virginia SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.
Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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