SWaMfest® is the Commonwealth’s premier networking, educational, and professional development event for small, women-owned, and minority-owned (SWaM) businesses.
SWaMfest features engaging workshops and networking opportunities, enabling SWaM businesses to interact with representatives from VASCUPP institutions, prime contractors, corporations, and other SWaM businesses.
VASCUPP is committed to helping Virginia’s SWaM businesses remain strong, vibrant, and successful while connecting them to our purchasing power.
“ From a business owner’s standpoint, you can’t put a price tag on being able to meet and connect with the decision makers of the organizations you want to sell your goods and services to .”
- Cornelius Hunt, Senior Buyer/Supplier Diversity/SWaM Coordinator at VCU
78.6% of SWaMfest attendees have supplier selection and decision-making authority
96.5% of SWaMfest attendees rated networking as the top event feature
$650 Million total spent on SWaM suppliers in attendance
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Main Street Station 1500 E Main St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA