How to Get Certified as a Minority-Owned BusinessName: How to Get Certified as a Minority-Owned BusinessDate: February 25, 2021Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CSTRegistration: Sorry, registration for this event is closedEvent Description:
MBE, WBE, DBE, ACDBE, SBE - which one is the right certification for your business. Are you also interested in business opportunities, such as city-wide projects: Austin FC stadium, airport projects and/or other contracting opportunities with Austin ISD.
Getting your business certified as a Minority-Owned Business and/or a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) is the first step! If your business is majority minority-owned (51% or greater- includes Asian American) and you want to have more contracting opportunities for your business, you need to take this webinar!
We invite guest speakers from the City of Austin's Small & Minority Business Resources Department (SMBR) and Austin ISD HUB Program Department to come and share the different types of minority and women-owned certifications accepted at the city level and what are the upcoming contracting opportunities for 2021.
This event is sponsored by Esolvit, Inc, "National Award Winner from U.S Department of Commerce "Minority Professional Services Firm of the Year 2020." This free event is also sponsored by the City of Austin Economic Development Department and co-hosted by the City of Austin's Small & Minority Business Resources Department (SMBR) and AISD HUB Department.SPEAKERS:
- Besty Cheung, Business Development Counselor, Small and Minority Business Resources (SMBR), City of Austin
- Deanna Brown, Business Development Counselor
- Annie Collier, Interim Execution Director, AISD Contract & Procurement Department
- Dinita Caldwell, HUB Program Director, AISD Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) Program Department
- Usha Boddapu, CEO/Founder, ESolvit