Small Business Outreach Events

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Small Business Outreach Events

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) is fully operational in a virtual capacity. The OSDBU hosts activities to engage current and future partners that specialize in international development and disaster assistance activities.

We want to connect with you! Forward your organization’s invitation to support an outreach event to the attention of the OSDBU Communications Team at osdbuoutreach@usaid.gov.

2022 Outreach Activities

  • July 14-15, 2022
    US Black Chambers, Inc National Conference
    Details available on the USBC website: https://www.usbcconference.com/

  • July 20 and 26, 2022
    US Women's Chamber Summit
    Details Available on the USWCC website: https://www.uswcc.org/events/national-small-business-federal-contracting-summit-summer-2022-dc-area/

  • December 6, 2022
    Asian-American Chamber of Commerce
    Monthly Webinar Featuring Kimberly Ball, Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, USAID. For more information visit https://www.asian-americanchamber.org/

  • Coming Soon!
    USAID Annual Small Business Conference (ASBC)
    The Agency’s premiere Annual Small Business Conference will provide current and potential small business representatives with an opportunity to engage Agency officials, hear about the current trends in acquisition, and participate in matchmaking meetings.


Top Three Tips for a Successful Outreach Session:

  1. Review the USAID Business Forecast.
  2. Be prepared to network with potential business partners.
  3. Review the agency’s website to identify the bureaus, Independent Offices, or Missions that are a good fit for your firm’s services.

Cancellation Policy: in case of Federal government closure, or delay in the Washington, DC area, the outreach activity will be cancelled. Please check Federal offices operating status on www.opm.gov/status.

Questions and inquiries should be forwarded to osdbuoutreach@usaid.gov or contact us at (202) 916-4220.

Last updated: September 16, 2022

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