Office Hours with the Executive Director
The OSDBU Executive Director hosts office hours on the second Thursday of each month. This event is used to address the questions, comments, and concerns of small businesses looking to do business with HHS.
First Time Contract Awardee Office Hours (Quarterly)
The purpose of this quarterly HHS event is to congratulate new awardees on becoming a part of the HHS small business industrial base. This session allows the small businesses an opportunity to meet the HHS OSDBU leadership and small business specialists from across HHS. This event is by invitation.
Vendor Engagement Sessions (VES)
Want to connect with HHS about the capabilities of your small business?
Our 15-minute virtual Vendor Engagement Sessions (VES) are your opportunity to meet one-on-one with our Small Business Specialists, present the capabilities of your company, and learn valuable information about their respective HHS operating divisions, such as CDC, FDA, and NIH.
These sessions are held virtually on the second Tuesday of every month.
Preparing for Your VES
Step 1: Review Small Business Resources
From forecasted procurement opportunities, to spending trends and step-by-step guidance on how to start working with HHS, explore our Small Business Resources page to help your business grow.
It will also be helpful to have a general understanding of HHS and its operating and staff divisions.
Step 2: Be Ready to Tell Your Story
Make the most of your VES by being prepared to tell us about your small business. We recommend you are ready to provide:
- Relevant past performance and capabilities at the prime and subcontract level
- Your business Unique Entity ID
- Primary North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code/s
- One-page capability statement
- Contact information
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have additional questions.
HHS OSDBU Outreach Invitation Request
The HHS OSDBU team welcomes invitations from industry (large and small businesses) to serve as keynote speakers, members of a panel or roundtable, or as moderators. Please complete our online request form. You will receive a response regarding our availability within seven business days.