On Wednesday, June 19, 2019, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) is hosting Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) Outreach Event at the HUD Headquarters Building in Washington, DC. The conference will provide businesses, both new and experienced, access to information on the laws, rules, and regulations that govern the SDVOSB Program. Additionally, businesses will have an opportunity to meet with key HUD staff and contracting officers/specialists to discuss their capabilities and learn about upcoming potential procurement opportunities. Also, in attendance other Federal Agency partners, representatives from some of HUD’s prime contractors and supporting organizations.
SDVOSB vendors are highly encouraged to participate; however, this event is open to all businesses.
HUD strives to create an inclusive environment for all, including individuals with disabilities. If you would like to participate in this event and would like to request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter, please ensure that you select and indicate the accommodation in your registration information. In order for accommodations to be processed, please complete your registration as early as possible, preferably no later than two weeks prior to the start of the event (June 5, 2019).
NOTE: Registration for on-site attendance is limited to the first 250 people and will close on June 10, 2019 or once capacity is reached. Due to security requirements, we do not offer on-site registration.
HUD SDVOSB Outreach Event (tentative – updated 5/13/19):
9:00 – 10:00 – Check-In (No check-ins after 10:15)
10:00 – 11:00 – HUD Presentations
11:00 – 12:00 – Informal Matchmaking/Networking
Event ends at 12:00 PM ET
You MUST have Government Issued Photo Identification (e.g. driver’s license) that is complaint with DHS REAL ID Phase 3b Enforcement rule, which means that driver’s licenses from noncompliant states will not be accepted to access Federal facilities, including HUD facilities; however, a Federal ID or Passport would be acceptable. Also, the REAL ID compliant identification specified in your registration must be presented on the day of the event.
Do I have to be a SDVOSB certified business to attend?
No, all businesses are welcome to attend and participate.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Yes, HUD security guidelines require attendees to show the document to the security officer at check-in.
Can I update my registration information?
Yes, all changes to the registration must be prior to the event closing date.
Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?
No, the registration/ticket is non-transferrable.
Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends?
No, the name on the ticket/registration must match the photo identification of the on-site attendee.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
The Department of Housing and Urban Development is conveniently located at L’Enfant Plaza Metro Stop (on the Yellow, Green, Blue, Orange or Silver Line). Please proceed to exit the Metro station towards L’Enfant Plaza Mall Concourse. Once you get off the Metro escalator, make a left to exit the Plaza. The Department of Housing and Urban Development will be the building directly in front. You will need to walk around to the front of the building to enter. Please enter the building through the South Lobby, which is the side closest to 7th and E Street.
DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO HUD HEADQUARTERS:
From the Northeast: Take I-95 South to Route 50 West toward Washington, DC. Follow Route 50 past where its name changes to New York Avenue. Turn left onto 7th Street, NW. Continue on 7th Street. The building will be on your right at the corner of 7th and D Street SW.
From the South: Take I-95 North to I-395 North. Follow I-395 North to D Street SW in Washington. Take the 12th Street exit from I-395 North. Use the right lane to take the 12th Street exit toward L’Enfant Promenade. Keep right and merge onto D Street SW. Continue on D Street to 7th Street and the building will be on the right.
From the West: Take I-66 East and follow the signs for Constitution Avenue. Continue on Constitution Avenue to 14th Street, NW and turn right. Continue on 14th Street to the third traffic signal and turn left onto Independence Avenue. Continue on Independence Avenue to 7th Street and turn right. The building will be on your right at the corner of 7th and D Street SW.
From the Northwest: Take I-270 South to the Capital Beltway/I-495 towards Virginia. Continue on the Capital Beltway across the American Legion Bridge into Virginia. Take the first exit after the bridge for the George Washington Parkway South towards Washington. Continue on the George Washington Parkway to I-395 North. Use the right lane to take the 12th Street exit toward L’Enfant Promenade. Keep right and merge onto D Street SW. Continue on D Street to 7th Street and the building will be on the right.
Some garage parking is available at L’Enfant Plaza, 480 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC 20024. To walk, proceed to exit parking garage towards L’Enfant Plaza Mall Concourse. Once you enter the L’Enfant Plaza Shopping and Dining area proceed towards the metro station. Once you go through the glass doors (next to Potbelly) make a right to exit the plaza. The Department of Housing and Urban Development will be the building directly in front. You will need to walk around to the front of the building to enter. Please enter the building through the South Lobby, which is the side closest to 7th and E Street.
There are limited public lots and limited off-street parking by HUD Headquarters so plan accordingly. Please enter the HUD building through the South Lobby, which is the side closest to 7th and E.