The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) program offices have a responsibility for procuring their own goods and services in support of the agency's mission.
Total spend is valued at approximately $2 billion each fiscal year.
The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)
administers the Department of Labor's responsibility to ensure
procurement opportunities for small businesses, small disadvantaged
businesses, women-owned small businesses, HUBZone businesses, and
businesses owned by service-disabled veterans. OSDBU serves as the
Department's Ombudsman for small businesses under the Small Business
The Virtual Small Business Vendor Outreach Session offers small businesses the opportunity to obtain information on small business-related matters, insight on what program offices buy, and an understanding about planned requirements.
Most importantly, small businesses will meet directly with procurement and program officials.