Category: Breaking News

Publisher’s Note: Columbus City Schools fails to meet LEDE purchasing goal for 5th straight year

Columbus City Schools, the largest public school district in Ohio, has failed to meet its 20% LEDE purchasing goal for the fifth straight year.  The district spent $88,203,222.01 during the 2016-2107 school term.  Forty-nine Black-owned LEDE, Local Economically Disadvantaged Enterprises,…

Mingo to be keynote speaker at the 2017 OhioMBE Awards

Clarence Mingo to be keynote speaker at the 2017 OhioMBE Awards OhioMBE Publisher Ronda Watson Barber is pleased to announce that Franklin County Auditor and candidate for State Treasurer Clarence Mingo will be the keynote speaker at the 2017 OhioMBE…

Columbus Zoo to host August 16 OhioMBE Procurement Fair

Want to do business with the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium?  Attend the August 16 OhioMBE Procurement Fair and meet one-on-one with purchasing representatives. Register online at www.OhioMBE.eventbee.com

The April 1 issue of OhioMBE is online

The April 1 issue of OhioMBE is online. This issue features information on Clarence Mingo and his candidacy for State Treasurer.  There’s a guest column from the Columbus branch of the NAACP. It includes bids notices, a biz directory and…

Smoot Construction to host April 19 OhioMBE Procurement Fair

The April 19 OhioMBE Procurement Fair will be hosted by Smoot Construction. The OhioMBE Procurement Fairs introduce small and minority owned businesses to purchasing opportunities. Businesses get 15 minutes to meet one-on-one to promote their product/service. The following organizations will…

The Feb. 1 issue of OhioMBE is online

The Feb. 1 issue of #OhioMBE is online. This issue features Black History facts, information on the Fred Yates Scholarship, bid notices and a business directory. Good Reading! OhioMBE – Feb. 1, 2017 (pdf version)

The Jan. 1 issue of OhioMBE is online

The Jan. 1 issue of OhioMBE is online.  Check out the bid notices, business directory and the inaugural issue of OhioFBE. Good Reading! OhioMBE – Jan 1, 2017 – pdf View this publication on CalaméoPublish at Calaméo or browse the…

Cleveland Opportunity Corridor Phase 3 – Matchmaker

If you are interested in learning more about the TGR Team and Opportunity Corridor, Phase 3, join us on Thursday or Friday, December 15th& 16th, 2016 located 1441 W. 25th , Cleveland, Ohio. This is an outstanding opportunity to learn about the heavy…

The December 1 issue of OhioMBE is online

This issue of #OhioMBE features business updates on the Scaffold Caddy, a business profile of Phoebe Lee, bid notices, a collection of upcoming events and the OhioBizDirectory. Good Reading! OhioMBE – Dec. 1, 2016 – pdf version View this publication…