HANDS-ON VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS REGISTRATION AND VERIFICATION WORKSHOP. Bring your laptop so that you can complete your Veterans Registration and Verification process. BRING YOUR LAPTOP: MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE REGISTRATION IN SAM – www.sam.gov To qualify for participation in the VA Veterans First Contracting Program, eligible business owners must first be verified. The Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) is an office within the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization CVE verifies if Veteran-Owned and service-disabled Veteran-Owned small businesses meet the eligibility requirements set out in the regulation. The goal of this workshop is to educate the small business community on the VA's Vets First Program, to provide the eligibility requirements and to provide guidance in the completion of the verification process. Bring your laptop and come prepared to complete your application on site. Please remember to save your required documents on a flashdrive so that you can upload them during the workshop. For a listing of documents required, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.