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Registration Closed - Microsoft Virtual One-on-One Meetings


 U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
  Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)
  Direct Access Program (DAP)

Virtual One-on-One Meetings

Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2024
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM ET, by confirmed appointment only
 Virtual Format: 
Powered by Cisco Webex videoconference

Deadline to register for consideration: 3:00 PM ET, Tuesday, February 6th, or at capacity, whichever comes first


Registration Notes:

  • A DS Logon,, or account is required to enter the VetBiz portal to begin the registration process.
  • Completing registration does not guarantee a one-on-one session with Microsoft.
  • Your registration is only for selection consideration by Microsoft for a limited number of 20-minute virtual meetings.
  • Selection and appointment scheduling are at the sole discretion of Microsoft.
  • Companies that are not selected will receive communications from Microsoft.
  • You must fully complete your profile, upload your capabilities statement, and click “Submit” to complete the meeting consideration process.

Microsoft, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Direct Access Program, will host virtual one-on-one meetings with selected companies.

The Virtual One-on-One event is a follow-up to the Virtual Business Opportunity Session conducted on January 18th.  You are strongly encouraged to review the presentation and recording before registering for a one-on-one session.  

The session recording and presentation may be found at Event Detail  · VetBiz Portal (


Company Opportunities

Microsoft has a robust team dedicated to business development, capture and bids and proposals, which is constantly evaluating federal, state, and local market opportunities.  These pursuits consistently entail the inclusion of teaming partners who bring unique capabilities to the offering.

 Community of Interest


Applicable NAICS

Microsoft seeks partners that specialize in operations related to the following:
518210        Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services

511210        Software Publishers

541519        Other Computer Related Services



The following company capabilities are of interest to Microsoft:

  • Microsoft Federal works to ensure that small businesses are included in all applicable competitive solicitations and partners with other operating units within Microsoft Federal throughout to promote the program members.
  • Microsoft seeks Small Businesses who align to the above NAICS codes or who have software solutions that run in our Commercial or Government clouds. 
  • We seek to find partners who have services capabilities or are building IP around Microsoft Technologies, Cloud Hosted solutions, AI solutions and Security Solutions. 

 Desired Federal Socioeconomic Classifications

Microsoft encourages companies with the following federal socioeconomic classifications to participate in this opportunity.

  • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)
  • Veteran- Owned Small Business (VOSB)
  • Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB)
  • HUBZone Small Business (HUBZone)
  • 8(a)
  • Small Business (SB)
  • Large Business (LB)


About Microsoft:

At Microsoft, we see not only the value that small businesses bring to our company; we also see how small businesses promote continued innovation and growth of our economy. We are committed to working with small business suppliers to help you increase the scope of your company and become a trusted partner with us. Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more—including small businesses like yours.

The Microsoft Small Business Program is a US-based, Microsoft Federal business unit only, initiative that focuses on supporting Microsoft’s commitment to partner with small business suppliers. Having a range of supplier sizes in our ecosystem allows us to quickly scale to meet business needs while supporting our pledge to continually seek year-over-year (YoY) growth with small businesses.

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


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