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: Supplier Portal and Solicitations
​July 5, 2022
​3:00pm - 4:00pm
​Self Care Prescription for the Business Owner facilitated by Dr. Shannon Harrington
​July 6, 2022
​6:00pm - 7:00pm
​Doing Business with the City of Virginia Beach: Subcontracting Participation Plans & Good Faith Efforts
​July 7, 2022
​10:00am - 11:00am
​Doing Business with the City of Virginia Beach: Procurement Programs
​July 7, 2022
​3:00pm - 3:45pm
​Doing Business with the City of Virginia Beach: Supplier Portal and Solicitations
​July 19, 2022
​10:00am - 11:00am
​Doing Business with the City of Virginia Beach: Procurement Programs
​July 21, 2022
​10:00am - 10:45am
​Doing Business with the City of Virginia Beach: Subcontracting Participation Plans & Good Faith Efforts
​July 26, 2022
​3:00pm - 4:00pm
​SBDC Virginia: Access to Capital
​July 27, 2022
​10:00am - 11:00am
​SBDC Virginia: Access to Capital
​August 31, 2022
​10:00am - 11:00am
​Virginia PTAC: Webinar Series: Federal Solicitations and Proposal Management - 5 Part Series
​Registration Deadline 8/30/22
​12:30pm - 2:00pm
​Virginia PTAC Training Events
​Ongoing
​Various
​ODU Veterans Business Outreach Center: Business Boot Camp
​Multiple Dates until September 15, 2022
​8:00am - 3:00pm
U.S. Small Business Administration Richmond District Office: Small Business Events
​Ongoing
​Various

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