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COMING SOON - Verizon Public Sector Virtual Scheduled One-on-One Meetings


U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)
 Direct Access Program (DAP)


Verizon Public Sector
  Virtual Scheduled One-on-One Meetings

Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2024
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM ET, 
(20-min scheduled meeting by confirmed appointment only)
Virtual Format: Powered by Cisco WebEx
Verizon, in collaboration with the US Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), Direct Access Program (DAP), will conduct virtual 1on1 meetings with industry representatives.


This event is a follow-on to the June 27th Virtual Business Opportunity Session. Verizon will select and meet with company representatives in a one-on-one videoconference to discuss the alignment of capabilities and synergies in support of a potential partnership or subcontracting opportunity.

Registration will open soon.  Please check the Direct Access Program events page regularly for updates at



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