SWaM Business Office

​Welcome to the SWaM Business Office!

The SWaM Business Office is dedicated to the growth and development of small, women, and minority-owned businesses, including service-disabled/veteran-owned businesses by providing resources and trainings to assist your business in obtaining contracts with the City of Virginia Beach. 

The City of Virginia Beach City Council recently adopted new ordinances and resolutions as a result of the 2018 Disparity Study that will assist SWaM businesses in contracting with the City.  Please click on the Business Development Initiative link to view the ordinances and resolutions in full detail.
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Virtual SWaM Business Informational and Training Sessions:

​Title
Date
​Time
Doing Business with the City of Virginia Beach: Navigating the Supplier Portal
​March 10, 2021
​10:00am - 10:45am
Hosted By SBSD: SWaM Certification and What You Need to Know
​March 11, 2021
​9:00am - 10:15am
Hosted By SBSD: SWaM Certification and What You Need to Know
​March 11, 2021
​10:30am - 11:45am
Demystifying the Purchasing Process
​March 16, 2021
​10:00am - 11:00am
The Supplier's Role in the Procurement Process
​March 23, 2021
​10:00am - 11:00am
Hosted By SBSD: SWaM Certification and What You Need to Know
​March 23, 2021
​9:00am - 10:15am
Hosted By SBSD: SWaM Certification and What You Need to Know
​March 23, 2021
​10:30am - 11:45am
Doing Business with the City of Virginia Beach: Navigating the Supplier Portal
​March 24, 2021
​3:00pm - 3:45pm
​MBC Virtual Spring Expo- Registration Coming Soon
​Aprill 22, 2021
​11:00am
​Data Axel Reference Solutions Part 1
​Ongoing
​8.14 minutes