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
​The HIVE: Atlantic Union Bank - Bankers on Call
​February 1, 2023
​Various
​Doing Business with the City of Virginia Beach: Supplier Portal & Solicications
​February 2, 2023
​3:00pm - 4:00pm
​Doing Business with the City of Virginia Beach: Procurement Programs
​February 7, 2023
​3:00pm - 3:45pm
​Operation HOPE: Getting Control of Your Time Management
​February 6, 2023
​1:00pm - 3:00pm
​Operation HOPE: Impact (Leadership Training)
​February 6, 2023
​6:00pm - 8:00pm
​ODU Veteran Business Outreach Center: Mission Business Plan
​February 7, 2023
​9:00am - 1:00pm
​The HIVE: Atlantic Union Bank - Bankers on Call
​February 8, 2023
​Various
​Doing Business with the City of Virginia Beach: Subcontracting Participation Plans and Good Faith Efforts
​February 9, 2023
​3:00pm - 4:00pm
​ODU Veterans Business Outreach Center: Business Plan Boot Camp
​February 9, 2023
​8:00am - 
​GrowSmart: High Quality Interactions
​February 11, 2023
​10:00am - 12:00pm
​Doing Business with the City of Virginia Beach: Supplier Portal & Solicitations
​February 14, 2023
​9:00am - 10:00am
​Virginia SBSD: What Your Business is Worth - Virginia Beach
​February 15, 2023
​12:00pm - 1:30pm
​Doing Business with the City of Virginia Beach: Subcontracting Participation Plans & Good Faith Efforts
​February 21, 2023
​9:00am - 10:00am
​The HIVE: Atlantic Union Bank - Bankers on Call
​February 22, 2023
​Various
​Doing Business with the City of Virginia Beach: Procurement Programs
​February 23, 2023
​9:00am - 9:45am
​Virginia SBSD: Norfolk State University SWaM Conference
​March 9, 2023
​8:00am - 3:00pm
​Virginia Small Business Development Center Upcoming Events/Workshops
​Ongoing
​Various
​Virginia PTAC Training Events
​Ongoing
​Various
U.S. Small Business Administration Richmond District Office: Small Business Events
​Ongoing
​Various

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