MWBE Enterprises Background
MWBE Enterprises was established in 1998 to address the needs of upscale Minority and Women-owned small businesses seeking opportunities in private-sector Supplier Diversity programs or their Local and Federal government procurement opportunities. Our mission is to provide the know-how and guidance to assist your company in successfully accessing and attaining new business. The purpose of MWBE Enterprises is simple: to provide an affordable, best-in-class, resource center for small Minority and Women-owned businesses.
MWBE Enterprises first objective is to assist a Women and/or a Minority-owned company through arduous process of certification. Through our Eligibility Analysis we will determine if your company is eligible for certification and if so, which certifications are appropriate for your business. The decision to apply for one, or several certifications, is based on your company's eligibility standing, current marketing strategies and future opportunities that best suit your goals. Additionally, one of the adjunct benefits of MWBE Enterprises services is that all of the required private financial information of the applying business owners remains confidential.
Certification, however, is just one small step in establishing a company as a certified Women or Minority-owned business. Although, obtaining certification is difficult, it is how a company utilizes it certification through applicable market segments that ultimately affects their bottom line. MWBE Enterprises will train your employees and or support your organizations efforts to obtain new business through a streamlined, strategic approach to the Corporate Supplier Diversity market or in Public Sector Procurement.
Success in local or federal government procurement marketplace and private-sector SDP's requires diligence and careful planning. Certifying agencies, local and federal government agencies, private-sector SDP's require contractors to comply with numerous regulations in establishing Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise certifications, award eligibility and performance competency. Once certified, the small business owner often finds themselves at a loss on how to utilize their certification, retrieve information on opportunities, responding to bid requests.
MWBE Enterprises assist certified organizations procure new relationships, through direct marketing, within the either the private and public procurement sector and specifically within Corporate 500 Supplier Diversity Programs (SDP's). We connect our clients with SDP's both locally and nationally based on each client's opportunities, capacity, individual expertise and strategic goals. MWBE will help you determine which companies to apply with for Preferred Vender Status as a certified Women or Minority-owned business. We will maintain and ensure that your company is on approved vendor lists, while being connected to quality opportunities. Additionally, should your company require, MWBE Enterprises can also help examine and critique potential opportunities and assist in responding to "Request for Proposal" (RFP's).
For those individuals who wish to apply for certification with out professional assistance, we also offer an “Insider How-To Guide to Women and Minority Owned Business Certification” which is available for purchase. If you would like to order this guide online, please click here.