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

VHA Procurement & Logistics Office (P&LO) Regional Program Office (RPO) East Quarterly Virtual Business Opportunity Session with NCO 4


Date: March 1, 2022

Time: 3:00PM (EST)

Host: Mr. Richard Loeffler, Small Business Liaison

Virtual Session Recording
To access the session recording, click the link below.

The recording access password is: 5tSZqhQ@

Recording Link:

Session Presentation: Presentation - RPO NCO East 4 - VBOS - March2022 - Final.pdf

NCO 4 will host the Regional Procurement Office East's Quarterly Virtual Business Opportunity Session to provide information for those small business vendors wishing to do business with the VA and NCO 4.  

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)

If you have questions about the virtual event, please contact the Direct Access Program by email at or by phone at 202-461-4694. 


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