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VIP INTERNATIONAL can unlock a world of procurement opportunities. This program is designed exclusively for Veteran-owned small businesses who desire to pursue federal and commercial contracts abroad. VIP INTERNATIONAL training will guide you in how to win in the OCONUS space and provide insights into execution and maintaining long-term success.
With more than 70% of the world's purchasing power lying beyond the continental United States, the VIP INTERNATIONAL Program was designed to help Veteran-owned small businesses take their business into the lucrative international market, where VIP Grads use what they learn to pursue both federal and commercial contracting opportunities.
In a newly formed partnership with the International Trade Administration (ITA), we are focused on improving the global competitiveness of Veteran entrepreneurs pursuing international trade and commerce.
Accelerate your federal and commercial contracting success with instruction tailored to the global marketplace.
Managing OCONUS contracts
Marketing on a global stage
Owner, principal or C-level executive of a for-profit Veteran-owned small business
The company has been in business for at least 3 years
The company has at least three full-time employees
The company has experience performing on federal government contracts
Legal Considerations for OCONUS Contracts
Hiring and Management
US International Licensing (EAR and ITAR)
Full Attendance is required to graduate from a session. If a participant misses more than 3 hours, their enrollment in the session will be terminated and they will be charged the cancellation fee.
Upon acceptance into the VIP Program participants must provide a credit card to secure their spot. VIP participants will not be charged for services outlined above. The credit card will only be used if the VIP participant cancels their participation in the program after the date that is noted in their acceptance email. Cancellations must be received in writing. The cancellation charge is $1,000.