Category: OhioMBE

Nominate a business for an OhioMBE Award

Nominate a business for an OhioMBE Award The 2018 OhioMBE Awards are accepting nominations for Top MBE, Top FBE and Top Family Business from Cleveland, Columbus, Toledo, Dayton and Akron/Canton. The OhioMBE Awards will recognize the state’s top small businesses and their advocates during a scholarship luncheon on Thursday, October 25 at the Columbus Zoo…

Rob Richardson’s visionary mission to fight for our democracy and transform the Ohio Treasurer’s Office

Rob Richardson’s visionary mission to fight for our democracy and transform the Ohio Treasurer’s Office If we don’t get out and vote this November to save our democracy from the enormous harm being done to it, it might be too late, Democratic Ohio Treasurer candidate Rob Richardson said in an interview last week. “Things are…

Ohio meets 15 percent minority business state purchasing goal for fourth year

Ohio meets 15 percent minority business state purchasing goal for fourth year For the fourth consecutive year, the State of Ohio has exceeded the goal of its Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) program. During Fiscal Year 2018, the state purchased 21.63 percent of eligible goods and services through certified minority-owned businesses, while spending more than $268…

Ohio Democratic Party creates Minority Engagement Program

There is a conversation happening right now about whether the Democratic Party provides enough support and outreach to the African-American community, even as it is readily apparent that our community — particularly black women — are the most loyal voting bloc in the party. Year after year, we’ve seen black women organizing in the neighborhoods,…

Columbus COMTO named top chapter

The Columbus Chapter of the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) received the highest honor bestowed upon a chapter for its outstanding service, activities, and enhancement of COMTO’s image. The winning chapter aligns with COMTO’s mission through programs that foster membership growth and retention, professional development, and community outreach. The Columbus Chapter has demonstrated an…

CMHA isssues RFP for HR Training Consultant

Legal Notice:  RFP 2018-003 Human Resources Training Consultant The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority is seeking Request for Proposal (RFP) for the procurement of Human Resources Training Consultant.  The response deadline is Monday September 17, 2018 at 11:00AM. A pre-proposal conference is scheduled for 2:00PM on Wednesday September 5, 2018 at our corporate office. Specifications may be obtained by visiting…

Thanks to Columbus WBC for hosting August OhioMBE Procurement Fair

Thanks to the Women’s Business Center of Ohio – Columbus office for hosting the August 16 OhioMBE Procurement Fair. Small businesses from across the state made new contracting connections with CMHA, City of Columbus Dept. of Development, Franklin County Job & Family Services, Welty Building Company, Elford Construction and Ohio State University. The next OhioMBE…