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Registration Closed - Dun and Bradstreet Public Sector Virtual Business Opportunity Session



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

Virtual Business Opportunity Session

Small Business Partnership Event


Date: Thursday, February 15 2024
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET
Virtual Format: Powered by Cisco Webex

Presentation: Dun and Bradstreet Presentation

Virtual Session Recording Link

Recording link password: xiNhkB8* 

Community of Interest


The goals of this virtual session are:

  • To meet potential partners interested in teaming with certified small businesses via prime and subcontracting opportunities to support their VA critical missions. 
    1. Examples of relevant business opportunities would be VA SPRUCE IDIQ, T4NG, and VA Supply Chain Modernization efforts.
  • To support the small business community in accelerating their business within the Federal government by providing subcontracting opportunities

Company Opportunities

Dun and Bradstreet 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. 

In addition, Dun and Bradstreet’s program delivery teams are consistently evaluating industry and partner relationships to fulfill unique requirements on existing programs being delivered to our client base.  

Dun and Bradstreet seeks to establish relationships with small businesses with a proven track record in Federal project subcontracting related to the business sectors, NAICS, capabilities, Federal agencies, and socioeconomic designations outlined below.

Applicable NAICS

Dun and Bradstreet seeks partners that specialize in operations related to the following NAICS: 

541611         Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services

541511         Custom Computer Programming Services 
541512         Computer Systems Design Services
519290         Web Search Portals and All Other Information Services

541519         Other Computer Related Services

541690         Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services

561450         Credit Bureaus

518210         Data Processing, Hosting and Related Services

54151ecom  Electronic Commerce and Subscription Services


The following company capabilities are of interest to Dun and Bradstreet:

  • Business Intelligence 
  • Master Data Management
  • Data Science
  • Data Analytics
  • Supply Chain Risk Illumination

Desired Federal Socioeconomic Classifications

Dun and Bradshaw 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)
  • Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZones)
  • Minority-Owned
  • Small Business (SB)
  • Large Business 

About Dun and Bradstreet:

For almost 200 years, Dun & Bradstreet has helped clients and partners grow and thrive through the power of our data, analytics, and data-driven solutions. Over 6,000 employees around the world are dedicated to this unique purpose, and we are guided by important values that make us the established leader in business decisioning data and analytical insights. Our data & insights are valuable at all phases of a business lifecycle and whatever the economic environment.


Dun & Bradstreet Public Sector provides our data & insights to clients across the Federal Government, from our U.S. armed forces to civilian agencies as well as state and local organizations.


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


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