Thursday, January 23, 2014

Workshop for DBE Firms

Workshop for DBE Firms:  Many public agencies have goals, often tied to federal funding requirements, to utilize specific percentages of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) on public contracts.  This workshop provides tools for DBEs to be successful.  Public agencies may want to encourage DBEs they are aware of to sign up for the workshop. 

When:  January 28, 2014 (8:30 a.m. to Noon) 

Where:  Seattle, WA (El Centro de la Raza, 2524 16th Ave. South) 

Cost:  Free

  • Review the components of an effective, customized business plan
  • Determine how to develop a plan or revise the plan you currently have
  • Decide how you want to make changes to your business in 2014
  • Focus on Marketing: Develop new marketing strategies and review your current marketing presence
  • Enhance your bonding capabilities
  • Set business priorities, goals and timelines for the new year
Sponsored by: U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, Northwest Small Business Transportation Resource Center 

Information and registration:  
  • Call (425) 248-4222
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