VIP START | Training


February 13, 2024 - February 15, 2024    
12:00 am

Event Type

February 13-15, 2024 | Potomac, MD

VIP START is a specialized 3-day in-residence entrepreneurial program that is offered at no cost to veterans nationwide through MCCC’s National Veteran Institute for Procurement. It is designed for small businesses owned by veterans who aim to enter the federal marketplace. The program features a carefully crafted curriculum, meticulously developed and presented by industry subject matter experts. Not only does VIP START impart invaluable knowledge, but it also functions as a robust risk mitigation strategy, it positions your company for procurement success once the program is successfully completed. Full program details here:

The program is designed specifically for service-disabled and Veteran-owned small businesses interested in entering or scaling in the federal marketplace. With a curriculum created and taught by industry and subject matter experts, VIP START mitigates company risk and ensures that they are procurement-ready upon graduation.

Gloria Larkin and Kiyon Branford will be leading two sessions: February 14, 2024

  • Marketing to Win! SAM Profile, Website, NAICS Codes, and CPARS.
  • Business Development Scoring Your First Win and Positioning Your Company for the Next One

If you are a veteran and would like to learn more about this program, click here.