Certification and Beyond: How the NVBDC Supports Veteran-Owned Businesses

For veterans who start their own businesses, getting certified is an important step to take in order to increase opportunities and grow their business. The National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) is an organization that provides certification for veteran-owned businesses. In this blog post, we’ll explore the benefits of getting certified and joining the NVBDC organization.

Access to Private Sector Contracts

In addition to government contracts, many private sector companies have programs in place to support veteran-owned businesses. By getting certified and joining the NVBDC organization, businesses can become part of a network of certified veteran-owned businesses that are recognized by corporations and other buyers. This can open up new opportunities for partnerships and contracts with private sector companies.

Competitive Advantage

Getting certified as a veteran-owned business provides a competitive advantage over non-certified businesses. Certification demonstrates that a business is owned and operated by a veteran, and it can help build credibility and trust with potential customers and partners. In addition, many organizations have set-aside requirements for working with veteran-owned businesses, which can give certified businesses an edge in the bidding process.

Networking Opportunities

Joining the NVBDC organization provides access to a network of other certified veteran-owned businesses. This can be a valuable source of support, guidance, and resources for business owners. In addition, the NVBDC holds events and conferences throughout the year that provide networking opportunities and educational resources for members.

Educational Resources

The NVBDC provides educational resources to its members, including webinars, training sessions, and other learning opportunities. These resources can help business owners stay informed about industry trends, best practices, and other important topics related to running a successful business.

Brand Recognition

By getting certified and joining the NVBDC organization, businesses can use the NVBDC logo on their marketing materials and website. This logo is recognized by many buyers, including government agencies and private sector companies, and it can help build brand recognition and awareness.

Increased Visibility

Certification and membership in the NVBDC organization can lead to increased visibility for veteran-owned businesses. The NVBDC maintains a database of certified businesses that is accessible to potential buyers and partners. In addition, the NVBDC promotes its members through its website, social media channels, and other marketing efforts.


The NVBDC is actively involved in advocating for veteran-owned businesses at the national level. The organization works with lawmakers and other stakeholders to promote policies and initiatives that support veteran-owned businesses and increase opportunities for these businesses to succeed.

Getting certified and joining the National Veteran Business Development Council organization can provide numerous benefits for veteran-owned businesses. From access to corporate contracts and private sector partnerships to educational resources, and networking opportunities, a certification can help businesses thrive and grow. Contact BizCentral USA at 833-217-9667 so we can help you get certified.

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