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Make New York City your next Customer!

Come and learn about the NYC Certification Program.

The City's certification programs feature the Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) Program, the Emerging Business Enterprise (EBE) Program and the Locally based Business Enterprise (LBE) Program.

The City spends up to $17 billion per year on goods and services. Getting certified will help you compete for these opportunities and access exclusive programs to help your small business grow.

More than 10,000 businesses currently benefit from New York City Certification, and the City is committed to awarding $25 billion in City contracts to M/WBEs by the end of Fiscal Year 2025.

Doing business with the government can help grow your business! Being certified as a Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) can help you to accomplish that goal! (M/WBE) gives you exclusive access to opportunities to sell to the government, to networking events, to inclusion in the City's Online Directory of Certified Businesses, and many other benefits.

At the event, you will learn about:

· Overview and benefits of being MWBE-certified

· Eligibility criteria and application process for M/WBE certification

· Avoid common mistakes applicants make while filing for certification

· Prepare your business to handle contracts you win

· Identify lucrative government contracting opportunities

· How to Research the Government Marketplaces -

· How to Market Your Business to NYC Government -

· How to Create Winning Proposals -

· Government Contracting 101 -

Presenters: Paula Libreros, Accompany Capital

David Coreas, Executive Director, Outreach and M/WBE Recruitment

Richard Mullings, Assistant Director, APEX at LaGuardia College

Complimentary admission. Space is limited, please RSVP today!


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