MEDIA ADVISORY: 49 Veteran-Owned Businesses Armed to Win at the Veteran Institute for Procurement

Date: 
March 11, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 11, 2015
Contact:  Michelle Guzman
301-738-0015 or mguzman@mcccmd.com

49 Veteran-Owned Businesses Armed to Win
at the Veteran Institute for Procurement

Rockville, MD – 49 veteran-owned business executives from around the nation will graduate from the Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP) on March 12, 2015. They will join the 397 service-disabled and veteran-owned small businesses from 31 states and the District of Columbia that have completed the training since its inception in 2009.

Instructed by experts in federal procurement and designed to equip businesses to increase their ability to win government contracts, VIP is the first program of its kind in the nation and is offered at no cost to participants.

Past graduates have created over 2,018 new jobs and seen an average increase in revenue of 49% within their first year of graduation.

Find the 2015 VIP Fact Sheet at http://www.mcccmd.com/staging/VIP_Fact_Sheet_2014.pdf

Who: 49 small business service disabled veteran-owned and small business veteran owned executives

When: Thursday, March 12, 2015

Panel Discussion: 1:00-2:00pm
Graduation Ceremony: 2:00-2:30pm
Reception: 2:30-4:00pm

Where: The Bolger Center, 9600 Newbridge Drive, Overland Room, Hotel Check-in Building, Potomac, MD 20854

For press participation or inquiries, please contact Michelle Guzman at mguzman@mcccmd.com or 301-738-005.  

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