Announcements & Press Releases
This category is dedicated to major updates and press releases relevant to the GoVets Online Store. We post updates and issue press releases on a regular basis and include them on our blog to update our subscribers and visitors.
Posted: February 02, 2020
GoVets was built from Day One to support Veteran Non-Profit causes of National significance
How is GoVets a Socially Responsible Business?
A Socially Responsible Business (SRB) fosters Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) within its community of vendors and partners. A Socially Responsible Business's objectives includes creating positive changes and making valuable contributions to the stakeholders such as the local community, customers, and staff.
Posted: October 01, 2019
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At GoVets, we are confident that we offer Americans the best value available from any online store for the following reasons, and more:
We offer millions of products and services across thousands of categories to satisfy most of your business, office or home needs.
Government Purchasing Agents have many reasons to use GoVets.The following six reasons explain why Government Purchasing Agents should use GoVets for market research and purchasing.
YOUR SECURE, TRUSTED SUPPLY SOURCEIt is not easy to become a trusted supply source for the VA. Our team has worked with the VA to meet the VA's high standards. The VA announced last September that access is allowed to GoVets from within the VA, GoVets was built by a trusted team of security experts who have performed cyber threat detection and remediation work for the VA, and GoVets uses state-of-the art security processes and technology. GoVets is your secure, trusted supply source. Please click on the link above to shop securely today!
We have accomplished so much already! From Launch, to Congressional Testimony, to Over 7 Million Products in a year!
As shown in the following figure, GoVets has achieved several major milestones since its launch in early 2018.
Posted: February 13, 2019
We committed. We delivered.CENTREVILLE, Va. - Feb. 12, 2019 - The National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC) announced today that the GoVets online ordering platform has achieved a significant milestone of having 100 vendors and over a million products on the GoVets platform. GoVets is the only platform that brings 100% VA-Verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses together to sell products and services to both government and commercial customers. GoVets focuses on providing a platform for purchasing agents to conduct market research to easily find SDVOSB businesses that meet their procurement needs.
Scott Denniston, Director of NVSBC, said, "We promised we would have 100 Vendors and over a million products by Q1 2019, and we delivered. In fact, the GoVets platform has over 1.8 million products and is growing every day. Being the largest not
A Flexible Content Management Platform Designed with the Government in Mind
As a flexible content management platform, GoVets offers capability designed to enhance Government users’ ability to conduct market research. With some additional emphasis in key areas GoVets could, in the very near future, become the singular best-in-class tool for Market Research. That additional emphasis would require definition and configuration only and no new technology. The key emphasis areas are linkage to the commercial market, alignment to market researcher’s needs, awareness of the platform in the Government, availability of the platform for research, and representation of SDVOSBs on the platform.
Accurately represent sellers, availability, and pricing based on market fluctuations.
Develop Consistent Supply Sources from Over 70 SDVOSB Vendors in one Place ... and Growing!The National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC), the nation's largest non-profit trade association representing veteran and service-disabled veteran owned small businesses, is proud to present GoVets, your online marketplace for developing consistent supply sources from 100% VA-Verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB). Please click on the button below to view the GoVets welcome packet containing the following items:
- Welcome letter from Mr. Scott Denniston, NVSBC Executive Director
- Announcement memo from Mr. Tom Leney, VA Executive Director of Small and Veteran Business Programs
- How to Use GoVets Handout for Department of Veterans Affairs Purchasing Agents
Posted: June 07, 2018
Mr. Scott Denniston, as the Director of the largest not-for-profit trade association for Veteran owned businesses, the National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC), provides regular updates to Congress regarding issues impacting our Veteran business owners. To address those issues NVSBC brings proactive initiatives such as GoVets. GoVets is the only electronic ordering platform that brings 100% VA-Verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses (SDVSOB) together in one place with access to hundreds of SDVOSBs selling millions of products to the Government.
March of 2018 was the first time that Mr. Denniston briefed Congress regarding GoVets. The following short video clip shows Mr. Denniston's testimony announcing to GoVets to the House Veteran Affairs Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee:
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has committed to using GoVets if the NVSBC can get at least 50 verified SDVOSBs on the platform.
The following Announcement was made by the NVSBC in May, 2018.
GoVets.com is the Online Marketplace to Support SDVOSBs and Find Consistent Sources of Supply
The following Video provides an overview of GoVets.
Supporting Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses while finding consistent sources of supply just got easier.
GoVets.com IS the online marketplace presented to Government Agencies, Commercial Enterprises, and Patriotic Citizens by the National Veteran Small Business Coalition. A wide range of supplies, including disposable medical supplies, medical equipment, pharmaceuticals, janitorial supplies, office supplies, furniture and more are available through GoVets.com. Vendors on GoVets.com are guaranteed to be VA-Verified SDVOSBs because GoVets verifies Vendors against the VA’s Vendor Information Pages (VIP) database.
The wide ran