Business Certification Training Program
Certify your small or disadvantaged business for contracting opportunities offered through the new Construction Empowerment Initiative programs and the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) programs!

The Denver Office of Economic Development, Division of Small Business Opportunity is offering its free two-hour training and informational seminar on how to certify your business as a:

  • Small Business Enterprise (SBE)
  • Small Business Enterprise Concession (SBEC)
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
  • Airport Concessionaire Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE)
  • Small Business Enterprise Concessions
  • Women Business Enterprise (WBE)
  • Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
  • Emerging Business Enterprise (EBE)

1st Hour:  Overview of Different Certification Programs and Introduction to the Construction Empowerment Initiative Ordinance

2nd Hour:  Walkthrough of the Unified Certification Process (UCP) Application

Where:
Wellington Webb Municipal Building
201 W. Colfax Ave.   
Denver, CO 80202
Room number will be given when you RSVP

When:    9am to 11am

  • January 17, 2014
  • March 7, 2014
  • April 25, 2014
  • May 23, 2014
  • June 13, 2014
  • July 18, 2014
  • August 20, 2014
  • September 19, 2014
  • October 15, 2014
  • November 21, 2014
  • December 17, 2014


RSVP:
Please contact the Denver Office of Economic Development, Division of Small Business Opportunity at 720-913-1999. Please leave your name, company name, phone number and training date preference, and you will be contacted by our office to verify attendance and receive the room number.

This free program is for anyone seeking certification through the City and County of Denver.

Denver International Airport to Provide Information to Prospective ACDBEs
The Division of Small Business Opportunity (DSBO) at Denver International Airport will offer informational sessions for small, minority- and woman-owned businesses that want to become certified as Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (ACDBE).  The ACDBE program targets businesses suitable for operating concessions at the airport, as well as companies that provide goods and services to concessionaires.

Workshops are offered on the first Friday of each month. Topics include the ACDBE certification process, ACDBE goals and compliance, the DSBO’s role in the process, and an overview of the concessions program and how firms can get involved. Information on business assistance programs offered by the city and DIA will be discussed as well.

Anyone wanting more information on the ACDBE program, whether eligible or not, is encouraged to attend.  For further information and to RSVP for the monthly workshop, please send an email to small.business@flydenver.com.

For information on the DIA concessions programs, including current opportunities, please visit: http://business.flydenver.com/bizops/concessions.asp. For DSBO information, including ACDBE specific forms, please visit: http://business.flydenver.com/bizops/smallBus.asp.


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