What you will learn from the workshop:
How to Market your Business Effectively to the DOE
NYC Resources Available to Minority and Women Business Enterprises (MWBE)
How to Qualify Your Business as a Vendor
Contracting Opportunities with the DOE
To register for this workshop please contact (718) 816-4775 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Businesses interested in doing business with the DOE in support of schools, students and the administration across all purchasing categories should attend this workshop.
The West Brighton Community LDC (WBCLDC), serving the Staten Island Business Community since 1981, offers programming to assist new entrepreneurs and existing businesses. Our one-on-one business counseling and seminars on timely business topics are available to all Staten Islanders. The Business Outreach Center of Staten Island, a program of the West Brighton Community LDC offers FREE programs to assist in any stage of business growth- start-ups to experienced business owner. The Business Outreach Center of Staten Island serves small businesses and residents throughout Staten Island, NY. We are part of the Business Outreach Center Network (BOC) which serves over 3,000 clients throughout New York City.
The 2012 M/WBE Leadership Association is a group of community organizations selected by the New York City Council serving minority and women-owned businesses in New York. West Brighton Community LDC is Staten Island’s MWBE Leadership Association. Through this partnership with the Department of Small Business Services (SBS), participating organizations are provided with tools and resources to teach firms about selling to government and the benefits of Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) certification with the City of New York. The organizations educate businesses about the process of becoming certified and the keys to success in government contracting. The outstanding work of the M/WBE Leadership Association, across industries and in communities throughout the five boroughs, has created real growth and economic empowerment for minority and women-owned businesses.
The NYC Department of Education (DOE) is the nation’s largest school system, with approximately 1,700 schools, 1.1 million students and 138,000 employees. The DOE has contracts with vendors to purchase the goods and services necessary to ensure that students will have all they need to receive the quality education they deserve.