VIP in the News

VIP GROW Graduates to be Recognized during National Small Business Week - 4/28/16

Veteran Institute for Procurement Conducts Inaugural VIP START Session - 4/6/16

500th Veteran-Owned Business Graduates from the Veteran Institute for Procurement - 10/22/15

VIP Graduate Vonetta Daniels, President & CEO at VYD and Associates, on DeKalb Business Today - 8/30/15

Interactive Government - 4/2/15

IGH will support Defense Human Resources Activity (DHRA) Family and Employee Programs and Policy (FEPP)

CBS Founders & Visionaries - NATIVE HAWAIIAN VETERANS, LLC - 3/20/15

2014 National Veterans Small Business Conference - 12/11/14

The Gazette - 8/18/14

Grant helps veteran-owned busineses; Chamber Foundation to use money to hold more training on federal procurement

VIP Press Conference - 9/29/14

Cardin, Van Hollen, SBA holds roundtable discussion with VIP graduates

Press Release from the Office of Congressman Chris Van Hollen - 7/30/14

Van Hollen Announces $300,000 Going to Montgomery County Chamber Community Foundation to Assist Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

Press Release from the Office of U.S. Senator Ben Cardin - 7/30/14

Cardin Announces Federal Support for Montgomery County Program to Help Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

MCCCF News Release - 7/30/14

SBA Awards National Center for VIP Grant to Expand Veteran Training

SBA News Release - 7/30/14

Veteran Institute for Procurement to conduct Boots to Business: Federal Procurement

MCCCF News Release - 4/9/14

Funding for Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP) Included in Maryland FY15 Operating Budget

VIP Graduate in the News

World of Powersports, Inc. Recognized by Lockheed Martin as Small Business Supplier of the Year

VIP in the News - The Gazette -February 28, 2014

Defense cuts could strike Maryland; State dependent on Pentagon Spending 

VIP News Release - 1/15/2014

Governor O'Malley's Proposed FY2015 Budget Includes Funding for Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP)

VIP 2013 - News Release

10/17/2013 VIP graduates 52 service-disabled and veteran-owned government contractors on October 17, 2013

VIP FeaturedSeptember 2013
VIP graduate, Dave Guerra, President, Puente Technology, is featured in the September 2013 issue of Vetrepreneur Magazine 

Hiring our Heroes Event - August 2, 2013
VIP Graduates Information Systems Solutions, Inc. and 7Delta, Inc. joined Barbara Ashe at this employment workshop and job fair event held in Silver Spring, Maryland.

VIP in the News - Memorial Day 2012
5/28/2012  Congressman Roscoe Bartlett comments on the Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP) program on Channel 7/WJLA

VIP in the Spotlight at National Conferences
08/22/2011 Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP) News Release

Barbara Ashe Named a Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year by U.S. Small Business Administration
05/12/2011 Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP) News Release - Video

VIP Honors its Veterans
03/24/2011 Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP)

Innovative Chamber Foundation Program Helps Vetrepreneurs Land Federal Contracts
01/24/11 Vetrepreneur Magazine

Contractor Commencement (About VIP Graduation; nationwide expansion of program)
11/22/2010 Washington Post: Capital Business

Montgomery County Chamber Community; Foundation Opens National Center for Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP) 
11/20/2010 National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA) "Vetrepreneur" Newsletter

Chamber Foundation program for veterans goes national
11/19/2010 Gazette Newspapers

VIP program helps participants prepare for contracts 
01/12/2010 Frederick News Post

Veterans tap experts' contracting know-how; Chamber program aims to help ex-military business owners
09/16/2009 Gazette Newspapers