Events

Leveraging Your Certification

If you are newly certified, let us do the leg work for your WBENC Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) certification action plan! Register to attend the “Leveraging Your Certification” session to save hours of research and preparation. The owner attendance is highly recommended due to the focus and session outcomes. If you have questions about your … Continued

Is Certification Right For You? Lunch & Learn Workshop

Have you been looking for that special something to help you “get in the door” of large corporations? If you are a woman-owned and operated business, that something could be the Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification. Although not a guarantee of business, the WBE Certification has been proven to provide a competitive edge in obtaining … Continued

Is Certification Right For You? Lunch & Learn Workshop

Have you been looking for that special something to help you “get in the door” of large corporations? If you are a woman-owned and operated business, that something could be the Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification. Although not a guarantee of business, the WBE Certification has been proven to provide a competitive edge in obtaining … Continued

2018 Certification Lunch N’ Learn Workshops

The Certification Lunch N’ Learn workshops are designed to educate businesses on various certification programs that are available. Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Certification Presenter Igbal Mohammed Metropolitan Council *Please bring a bag lunch. Food will not be provided. For additional information: Christina Nebel-Dickerson, PTAC Program Director christina.nebel-dickerson@state.mn.us (651) 201-2629 mn.gov/admin/ptac

Joint Procurement Meeting hosted by Best Buy

The Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) and North Central Minority Supplier Development Council (NCMSDC) invite you to the Joint Procurement Meeting hosted by Best Buy. These meetings provide an opportunity to meet and interact with the local and regional diverse small business community and large corporations, as well as government and not-for-profit institutions and agencies … Continued

Is Certification Right For You? Lunch & Learn Workshop

Have you been looking for that special something to help you “get in the door” of large corporations? If you are a woman-owned and operated business, that something could be the Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification. Although not a guarantee of business, the WBE Certification has been proven to provide a competitive edge in obtaining … Continued

The 19th Annual SADBOC Procurement Fair

Get a piece of the action! Small businesses interested in doing business with government agencies and prime contractors are encouraged to attend this trade fair. Coupling education with marketing strategies, this event will provide small businesses an opportunity to meet with representatives from federal, state and local departments, commercial/prime contractors, and nonprofit organizations. The 19th Annual SADBOC Government Procurement Fair … Continued

Leveraging Your Certification

If you are newly certified, let us do the leg work for your WBENC Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) certification action plan! Register to attend the “Leveraging Your Certification” session to save hours of research and preparation. This workshop will help you: Identify WBDC’s Minnesota corporate partners, their supplier diversity contacts, and locate their supplier portals … Continued

Is Certification Right For You?” Lunch & Learn

Have you been looking for that special something to help you “get in the door” of large corporations? If you are a woman-owned and operated business, that something could be the Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification. Although not a guarantee of business, the WBE Certification has been proven to provide a competitive edge in obtaining … Continued

WBDC Connect & Celebrate: Minneapolis

Please join us for an afternoon of procurement opportunities, networking, and celebration of the achievements of our Minneapolis clients and partners and the 15th anniversary of the WBDC’s Minneapolis office! AGENDA 2:30pm – 4:00pm Business Matchmaker 4:00pm – 5:00pm Supplier Diversity Panel Discussion 5:00pm – 7:00pm Awards/15th Anniversary Celebration PARKING Parking is available in the University Avenue Parking Ramp, adjacent to the building … Continued