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VA Direct Access Program - Verizon Communications - Joining the Verizon Partner Ecosystem Virtual Business Opportunity Session

VA Direct Access Program – Verizon Communications - Joining the Verizon Partner Ecosystem Virtual Business Opportunity Session

Date: Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Virtual Session Recording: 

To access the session recording, please click the link below. The access password is: PsEiii@3


Session Presentation:   

Verizon Presentation - VBOS June2021-FINAL.pdf

Verizon Communications, Inc., in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Direct Access Program, is participating in a virtual business opportunity session.

Goals and Outcomes for this event

Goal #1: Provide the audience with an overview of Verizon’s footprint within  various Federal and State, Local, and Education (SLED) agencies.

Goal #2: Provide the audience with a thorough understanding of how to engage Verizon as a partner for future opportunities.

Goal #3: Highlight the process to further discuss synergies and develop a personalized opportunity tracker for each small business.  

Company Opportunities
Verizon Communications, Inc. seeks to establish relationships and develop partnering opportunities with small businesses throughout the Federal (DOD, DOL, FAA, DOT, DIA, etc.) and SLED (Healthcare, Education, etc.) sectors related to the NAICS, capabilities, federal agencies and socio-economic classifications highlighted below.

Business Sectors
Verizon Communications targets small businesses associated with the following business sectors for this opportunity.

  • Telecommunications
  • Wireless Communications
  • Wireless Internet Service Providers 

Applicable NAICS 
Verizon Communications targets companies that specialize in operations related to the following NAICS codes.

NAICS   Description
541512  Computer Systems Design Services

423690  Communications equipment merchant wholesalers

423430  Computer/peripheral equipment and software wholesalers

517911  Telecommunications Resellers

517312  Wireless telephone communications carriers

335929  Communications wire and cable

334290  Communications equipment manufacturing

561421  Telephone Answering Service

518210 Data Processing Computer Service


The following corporate traits are of interest to Verizon Communications:

  1. Hunter mentality: Bilateral dialogue in the development of company-specific opportunity pipelines
  2. Sound business development practices that will enable your company to excel within the Federal and/or SLED sectors
  3. Thorough understanding of how to best align your company’s core capabilities to capture opportunities within a respective agency 


Desired Federal Socio-Economic Classifications

Verizon Communications encourages companies with the following Federal socioeconomic classifications to participate in this opportunity: 

  • Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB)
  • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)
  • Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB)
  • Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone)
  • 8(a)
  • Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB)
  • Minority-Owned (Native American, Native Hawaiian, Native Alaskan)


About Verizon Communications

Verizon Communications Inc. was formed on June 30, 2000 and is celebrating its 20th year as one of the world’s leading providers of technology, communications, information and entertainment products and services.  Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $128.3 billion in 2020. The company offers voice, data and video services and solutions on its award-winning networks and platforms, delivering on customers’ demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security and control.

If you have questions about the virtual event, please contact the Direct Access Program by e-mail at or by phone at 


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