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To increase the U.S. Department of Labor's utilization of all types of small businesses, the Department's Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) sponsors Small Business Vendor Outreach Sessions (VOS). These sessions offer small businesses the opportunity to market their capabilities directly to OSDBU and agency program officials and learn about potential Department procurement opportunities. Conversely, Department procurement officials can learn more about the diverse small business resources available to meet their procurement needs.

Department of Labor agencies buy a wide variety of goods and services valued at approximately $2.2 billion each year. Each DOL agency has a responsibility for procuring its own goods and services in support of the agency's mission.

General Procedures

Vendor Outreach Sessions are hosted by the Department of Labor Virtually on the third Wednesday of the designated month (unless otherwise noted) from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Online registration will be available 30 days prior to each session. Follow-up meetings with agency representatives may be scheduled for a later date, if mutually agreed upon. DOL’s physical address is:

U.S. Department of Labor 
Frances Perkins Building (Great Hall) 
200 Constitution Ave NW (between 2nd and 3rd Streets, NW) 
Washington, DC 20210

Upcoming Vendor Outreach Sessions are Virtual Until Further Notice

  • January 17, 2024 
    Register here from December 18, 2023 to January 12, 2024
  • April 17, 2024 
    Register here from March 18, 2024 to April 12, 2024
  • July 17, 2024 
    Register here from June 17, 2024 to July 12, 2024
  • October 16, 2024 
    Register here from September 16, 2024 to October 11, 2024
  • January 15, 2025 
    Register here from December 16, 2024 to January 10, 2025
  • April 16, 2025 
    Register here from March 17, 2025 to April 11, 2025
  • July 16, 2025 
    Register here from June 16, 2025 to July 11, 2025

*All registration begins at 6:00 AM on opening day, and end at 5 PM on closing day.

Making the Most of Your Visit

Before you register for a Vendor Outreach Session, please visit other sites on the Small Business Procurement Power Page to learn about the mission of each DOL agency and what each agency buys.

The Procurement Power Page includes: What the Department of Labor Buys, a booklet which describes different agency functions; Department of Labor Annual Acquisition Plan and Procurement Forecast; and Department of Labor Grants Information.

Getting to the Frances Perkins Building

Parking near the Department of Labor Frances Perkins Building is very limited. We strongly encourage the use of Metro. Metro's Judiciary Square station on the Red Line is accessible at 4th and D Streets, NW (a diagonal walk from the Frances Perkins Building entrance at 3rd & C Streets, NW).

Entrance & Check-in Information

Enter the Department at the 3rd & C Streets, NW entrance, obtain visitor's clearance, check in at the VOS registration table located in the 3rd & C Streets lobby to confirm your arrival, then proceed to the Great Hall on the First Floor.

We look forward to seeing you soon. 

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