Past Meetup

Government Contract Opportunities for MWBEs

This Meetup is past

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Price: $10.00 /per person

576 Fifth Ave

Suite 307 · New York, NY

How to find us

A code to get into the building will be posted on the main lobby door.

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Government agencies and many large corporations are required by law to alot a certain number of their contracts to minority/women owned businesses (MWBE). This panel discussion will talk about how to get government help, becoming a certified MWBE and securing those opportunities. Here are our distinguished speakers:

OPHELIA GABRINO - Executive Director, Capacity Building & Corporate Partnerships, NYC Department of Small Business Services. A management professional with a passion for assisting small business owners with growing their businesses! Experienced in program management in procurement and supplier diversity.

WILLIAM DREWES - Attorney, Diversity Counsel, Fund Raising and Development Advisor. An attorney with over 40 years experience in business law, real estate, intellectual property, employment law and tax-exempt organizations.

MAN-LI KUO - Economic Development Specialist, District International Trade Officer, U.S. Small Business Administration. She has also served in district roles as Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Officer; Women’s Business Center (WBC) District Office Technical Representative, and Veteran Business Development Officer.