Business certifications are very effective marketing and business development tools. MBE & WBE certifications allow companies to go after new contracts with large corporations that have Supplier Diversity programs, and government agencies at the federal, state, and local levels.

What is a Minority Business Enterprise?

  • A for-profit business
  • 51% owned by U.S. citizens who are a minority:
    • Asian-Indian, Asian-Pacific Islander, Black, Hispanic, or Native American
  • Management & day-to-day operations are controlled by a minority owner
  • Application fee – $300, $450, $650, $800 based on company revenue

What is a Woman Business Enterprise?

  • A for-profit business
  • 51% owned by U.S. citizen or legal resident women
  • Management & day-to-day operations are controlled by a woman owner
  • Application fee $500

If you’re ready to start your business certification process using our DIY MBE & WBE Certification Guide, click below:

DIY MBE & WBE Certification Guide

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