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Welcome to the DVBE Focus web site. This site is intended as a resource for Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises.  We will be publishing up to the minute news on all issues related to DVBE’s.  We also provide daily advertisements from prime contractors looking for DVBE participation in jobs that they are bidding.


   


DVBE News and Information

 

DVBE NEWS: May is National Military Appreciation Month (posted 5/8/06): May 1st kicks off National Military Appreciation Month.  This is a good time to show your support by participating in special events, including... READ MORE...

 

DVBE EVENT: KTP Veteran Owned Business Expo - Anaheim CA - May 3 - 4 2006 (posted 4/4/06): This is the biggest veterans business event of the year!  Visit the KTP VOBE Expo Event Website at: http://www.ktpvobe.com  Featuring Education Tracks and Breakout Sessions for: Seasoned Vetrepreneurs - Topics include: Top 10 common mistakes small business owners make. Corporate and Government Contracting - Topics: Top 10 federal government contracting opportunities of 2006. Aspiring Vetrepreneurs... READ MORE...

 

DVBE NEWS: California Department of General Services Announces New DVBE Incentive Program (posted 4/3/06):  A major change to the Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise program in California has been announced.  The California State Legislature unanimously approved Senate Bill 115 which was signed into law by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger...  READ MORE...

DVBE NEWS: Federal Government Now Beginning to Follow California's Lead on Disabled Veteran Businesses (posted 3/31/06): It appears that the Federal Government is beginning to follow California's lead when it comes to developing business and contracting opportunities for disabled veteran-owned businesses.  On October 20th 2004, President George W. Bush signed Executive Order 13360 which mandates...  READ MORE...

DVBE INFO: As a disabled veteran business owner in California, why should I consider registering as a state-certified DVBE? (posted 3/30/06):  In California, many state-funded projects carry a DVBE participation requirement of 3% or more of the project contract amount.  There were over $5 billion in California state contracts from 2001 to 2002.  Once a veteran-owned business becomes certified they are eligible...  READ MORE...

DVBE NEWS: Bill to Raise DVBE Bid Preference on State Contracts to 10% Now Moving Toward the California State Senate (posted 3/28/06): The California State Assembly Committee on Veteran's Affairs voted 6-1 to increase the current bid preference on disabled veteran owned businesses from three to ten percent on all state contracts.  The bill, authored by Speaker pro Tem Leland Yee (D-San Francisco/Daly City), is aimed at increasing...  READ MORE...