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Virginia SBDC

Set Your Small Biz Apart with SWaM Certification

Mon 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Topic: Government Contracting

Are you a small, women-owned, or minority-owned business who wants to do business with the Commonwealth of Virginia?

Small business owners who are looking to participate in Virginia’s specialized procurement and contracting opportunities are encouraged to become SWaM certified. The SWaM certification is a vehicle to promote economic growth of Virginia’s businesses.

Becoming SWaM certified is just the first step in doing business with the Commonwealth.

This workshop will cover:

  • The SWaM Certification process
  • Required documents needed to apply
  • How to use the certification to do business with the Commonwealth (intro to eVA, Virginia's Online Procurement Portal).

HYBRID event: In person at 109 W Main St, Orange or online via Zoom

  • Light refreshments provided for in-person attendees beginning at 9:00am
  • Presentation to begin promptly at 9:30am

Presented by: Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity (SBSD), Orange County VA Economic Development, Central VA SBDC

Fee: No Cost

Phone: 434-295-8198


Orange County Economic Development
109 West Main Street Orange, VA 22960

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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