Small Business Outreach Events

The USAID Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) staff is committed to assisting small businesses in their pursuit of contracts. Our sponsored outreach activities will help you learn about our mission, opportunities, partners, and how we conduct business. The OSDBU hosts Vendor Outreach Sessions (VOS) that are geared towards specific industries, bureau activities and agency-wide initiatives.

The USAID/OSDBU will post notification of its sponsored outreach activities on the Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) web page ( All interested parties must register for each activity according the instructions outlined in each announcement. Contact Teneshia Alston, Senior Program Analyst (email: if you wish to request USAID/OSDBU support for an activity.

The following is a list of scheduled external outreach activities the USAID/OSDBU staff will support in Fiscal Year 2018:

November 13-14, 2018 International Stability Operations Association (ISOA),
Washington, DC
November 15, 2018 U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce
George Mason University, VA
December 4-6, 2018 Puerto Rico Federal Business Opportunities Conference
Puerto Rico


Last updated: November 21, 2018

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