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Registration Closed- Grainger Public Sector Virtual One-on-One Meetings


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

Virtual One-on-One Meetings

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2024
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM ET, (20-min scheduled meeting by confirmed appointment only)
Virtual Format: 
Powered by Cisco WebEx videoconference

As a follow-up to the Virtual Business Opportunity Session conducted on April 9th,  Grainger, will host 20 minute virtual one-on-one meetings with selected companies.

For your review and preparation, click the below link to access the April 9th archived event recording and presentation. 

You are strongly encouraged to review the presentation and recording before registering for a one-on-one session.  

Deadline to register for consideration: 3:00 PM ET, Thursday, May 2, or at capacity, whichever comes first



The close of registration is subject to change based on the number of selected firms and availability of sessions.     

 Registration DOES NOT guarantee selection. 

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 Grainger.
  • Your registration is only for selection consideration by Grainger for a limited number of 20-minute virtual meetings.
  • Selection and appointment scheduling are at the sole discretion of Grainger.
  • Companies that are not selected will receive communications from Grainger.
  • You must fully complete your profile, upload your capabilities statement, and click “Submit” to complete the meeting consideration process.

 Company Opportunities

Grainger is seeking opportunities to collaborate with Veteran – Owned Small Business and other small business categories that align with the NAICS codes listed below. The aim of this collaboration is to support the VA by providing services, capabilities, or solutions that meet their current and future needs. 


 Community of Interest

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Applicable NAICS

Grainger seeks partners that specialize in operations related to the following:

423710           Hardware Merchant Wholesalers

423830           Industrial Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers

423840           Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers

Desired Federal Socioeconomic Classifications

Grainger 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)
  • HUB Zone 
  • 8(a) 
  • Small Business (SB)


About Grainger:

Grainger, Inc. is a leading broad line distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products primarily in North America, Japan, and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep The World Working,® by serving more than 4.5 million customers worldwide with products delivered through innovative technology and deep customer relationships. Grainger offers approximately 2 million maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products and services, including technical support and inventory management.


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



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