Minority/Women Business Enterprises Certification:
New York, NY (March 23, 2009) - Asian Women In Business (AWIB) and the Office of Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer will hold a workshop on Minority and Women Business Enterprises (M/WBE) Certification for minority owned businesses. This workshop will walk participants through the requirements for becoming certified to contract with New York City government and teach attendees how to leverage certification to grow their businesses.
New York City buys $16.5 billion worth of products and services every year. Business owners will learn how to increase their ability to compete successfully in contracting opportunities so they can get a piece of the action. The downturn in our current economy is adversely affecting businesses; the workshop is designed to assist Minority business owners (women and men) looking for new avenues to sell their products/services.