Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Businesses

Minority, women and disadvantaged businesses have special opportunities to compete for local, state and federal contract opportunities. The key is to be certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE). Most government agencies, as well as private sector businesses will accept DBE certifications. And best of all, becoming certified is free.

Assistance is available. The Nevada Small Business Development Center can assist women, minority and disadvantaged businesses understand the certification process and become DBE certified. Also, individual confidential counseling is available. Learn how to:

  • Start your own business
  • Improve your skill set
  • Write a business plan
  • Expand your networking and marketing skills

Doing Business with the Nevada Department of Transportation
For firms interested in doing business with the Nevada Department of Transportation, prime contractors are seeking DBE participation on NDOT’s website. To review available contract opportunities that are currently being advertised, go to the link below, proceed to the DBE Program tab. Located under that tab is Bidding Opportunities.
Key Links:
For detailed information about the DBE Program go to: http://nevadadbe.com/website/dbe-vendors.php
For an explanation of who can be certified go to http://www.nevadadbe.com/website/who-can-be-certified.php
For a list of DBE Vendors go to http://nevadadbe.com/website/dbe-vendors.php



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