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WBE Certification

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    Onlinemba.com
  • ·        Leading site in providing education and career resources for current and prospective MBA students.
  •      ·           Learn the habits of successful entreprenuers
  •       ·          Solidify your idea and create a business plan
  •       ·          Gain exposure and funding
  •       ·          Get a legal and licensed start

View the full guide at: http://www.onlinemba.com/entrepreneurship-guide/.

 

 

 

City of Houston

 

·        City contracts

 

·        http://www.houstontx.gov

 

o   Government

o   Mayor

o   Divisions – Affirmative Action & Contract Appliance

 

·        For more information call 713-837-9000

 

HMSDC (Houston Minority Supplier Development Council)

 

·        Certification is very similar to that of the WBEA except it is based on ethnicity.

 

·        Training is every second Wednesday of every other month at the UHSBDC from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 

·        For more information contact Constance Jones at

          713-271-7805

 

·        http://www.hmbc.org

 

 

SBA (Small Business Administration)

 

·        Valerie Coleman conducts training every other month on a Wednesday at UHSBDC.

 

·        http://www.sba.gov

 

·        Certifications include SDB (Small Disadvantaged Business) and SBA 8(a)

 

 

Metro

 

·        Seeking business opportunities with metro.  They also offer great educational programs and networking events free of charge.

 

·        http://www.ridemetro.org

 

·        For more information call 713-739-4844

 

Port of Houston

 

·        Must be certified with WBEA, HMBC or City of Houston to go through their program.

 

·        http://www.poha.com

 

·        For more information contact the Port of Houston at

     713-670-2418

 

 

The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) has replaced the U.S. Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system. NAICS will reshape the way we view our changing economy.

·        http://www.census.gov/epcd/www/naics.html

 

 

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