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Corporation of the Year Award Winners Reflect How Your Success is Their Success

Jose Espinoza, California Water Service, Edward Simon, California American Water, and Emma Maxie, Golden State Water graciously received 2018’s Corporation of the Year award.  Not only were they recognized for achieving their goal of 1.5% with DVBEs, but all three companies collectively and consistently make efforts to reach out into the veteran business community. Their hard [...]

2019-08-19T16:38:16-07:00August 18th, 2019|Categories: News|

Webinar Recap: Southern California Edison – New Opportunities in the Electric Utilities Sector – Transportation Electrification and Grid Modernization

The VIB Network is proud to offer this FREE webinar recap in partnership with Southern California Edison. During this webinar you’ll learn about: What is the Utility’s vision in Electrifying the Transportation Sector and creating the Power Grid of the Future What types of service and material suppliers will be needed Discuss forthcoming Bidding Opportunities [...]

2019-06-30T17:12:36-07:00June 30th, 2019|Categories: News|

Learn how California DGS is helping Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE)

What is the California Department of General Services (DGS)? DGS is the business manager for the state of California, providing procurement and business solutions for state agencies, local agencies, resource partners and external customers. Each year, the state purchases 8 to 10 billion dollars’ worth of goods, information technology, construction projects, and professional services. As [...]

2019-06-29T23:25:28-07:00June 29th, 2019|Categories: News|

Webinar Recap: Making Yourself Discoverable on Ariba Presented by Southern California Edison

Watch this unique webinar taught by the experts at Southern California Edison (SCE). They shared insight on working with SCE and information on the Ariba Network they use for contracting and how you can make yourself discoverable for procurement opportunities. Ariba Network makes it easy for buyers and suppliers to collaborate on transactions, strengthen their relationships, [...]

2019-05-19T13:22:35-07:00May 5th, 2019|Categories: News|

Webinar Recap: Improve Your Business Presentation Skills  

Webinar Replay: Learn the skills you need to give a persuasive presentation for your business from one of the best in the nation; Larry Tracy. Larry will share trade secrets you need to sell to Government Contractors and beyond. Larry was a Senior Intelligence Briefer to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In a later assignment, the [...]

2019-05-01T23:21:27-07:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: News|

VA increases contracting with service-disabled and veteran-owned small businesses

5% growth in goals are first since FY 2010         VA Secretary Robert Wilkie announced to increase to the department’s goals for contracting with Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSB). For fiscal year (FY) 2019, VA seeks to award at least 15% of its total contract dollars to [...]

2019-04-09T15:16:17-07:00April 9th, 2019|Categories: News|

It’s Not Just What You Present: It’s Also How You Look and Sound – By Larry Tracy

Larry Tracy is a retired Army colonel turned speech coach. He is writing a series of articles for VIB Network on how to conduct business presentations. He will also conduct a free VIB Network webinar on delivering winning oral presentations for government contracts on April 24. His recently-published E-book Bring Home the Bacon: Become a [...]

2019-03-16T02:45:51-07:00March 16th, 2019|Categories: News|

AT&T Executive-Level Scholarships Apply today!

Invitation to Apply AT&T proudly offers executive-level scholarships to support and sponsor diverse businesses to thrive and prosper in today’s economy. Scholarships are offered to CEO’s of certified diverse-owned businesses as part of our commitment to making meaningful and measurable contributions to their economic growth.   Apply Today!   1. Tuck - Dartmouth College • [...]

2019-03-15T09:14:04-07:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: News|

Webinar Recap: 6% SDVOB Goal in New York State & Why You Should Apply!

  New York State has amazing opportunities for all Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned businesses nationwide! Register to listen to this webinar recap for FREE to learn about the New York State SDVOB Certification Program from Anthony Tomaselli, Office of General Services, Division of Service-Disabled Veterans’ Business Development. Covered in this webinar: * About the New York State 6% [...]

2019-02-26T22:29:08-07:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: News|