Category: OhioMBE

City of Columbus Planroom is Open

The City of Columbus Planroom, operated by the Ohio Business Development Center is open.  The free nonprofit construction planroom is holding limited hours during the coronavirus pandemic.  Access to the planroom is Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 4:30 pm. …

Support Black Businesses

By Ronda Watson BarberOhioMBE Publisher I have been reading with great interest corporate declarations that Black Lives Matter.  Every organization that has my email address has forward their sentiments acknowledging that America hasn’t been kind, fair or just to Black…

The June 1 issue of OhioMBE

The June 1 issue features information Ohio’s assistance programs for minority-owned businesses. There is a business tip on the paycheck protection program, bid notices and a collection of small businesses. Good Reading!    

Black-Owned Business Sign

The OhioMBE and Columbus Branch of the NAACP are distributing signs Black-Owned Business signs.  You can download a sign here and place in your business window.  We are encouraging customers to support and protect Black-owned businesses.