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Registration Closed - Direct Access Program - VHA Procurement & Logistics Office (P&LO) Regional Program Office (RPO) East (NCO 4) Quarterly Virtual Business Opportunity Session

Registration Closed - Direct Access Program - VHA Procurement & Logistics Office (P&LO) Regional Program Office (RPO) East (NCO 4) Quarterly Virtual Business Opportunity Session


Date:     May 10, 2023

Time:     3:00PM(ET) - 4:00PM(ET)

Host:     Richard Loeffler, Small Business Liaison

Virtual Format: Powered by Cisco WebEx

VHA Procurement & Logistics Office (P&LO) Regional Program Office (RPO) East (NCO 4) Virtual Business Opportunity Session. During this Business Opportunity Session, representatives from NCO-4 will provide a high-level forecast of potential procurement opportunities. 

Recording Link:

Recording link:

Password: Zx8Wxep@


NCO4 VA SB Presentation 5-10-2023.pdf

Applicable NAICS: 

NAICS       Description

339112      Surgical and Medical Instrument Manufacturing

811219      Other Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance

238220      Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors

Socio economic categories: 

Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB)

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)


Small Disadvantaged Business 

Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB)

Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone’s)

For more information, please contact the Direct Access Program Planning Support Team at or 202 461 4694. 


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