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Certified MBE/EDGE Business Tool Kit

Listed below are a few tools to help you make the most of your MBE/EDGE certification. Please check back as we continue to provide more assistance to help you and your business succeed!

Business "Tool Kit"

Agency MBE Projection Plans

View MBE Projection Plans to review what agencies, boards and commissions project spending with MBE vendors:



Agency MBE/EDGE Contacts

Use the list of MBE/EDGE EEO Officers that have been identified by each agency to monitor and ensure MBE/EDGE spending.

Click the image above to download the contact list in Excel.

2017 Ohio Business and Career Expo

Ohio Business and Career Expo


Click the course title below to view training material: (COMING SOON)

Advantages of Joint Venturing
Available "free/low-cost" services for businesses from  Bureau of Workers Compensation and Department of Health
Apprenticeship Programs Presented by Ohio State Apprenticeship Council
Commercially Useful Function: Expectations and Recourse
Employment Process and Benefits: State of Ohio and Columbus Regional Airport Authority
How to be Certified - Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), and Encouraging Growth, Diversity and Equity (EDGE)
How to do Business with Columbus Regional Airport Authority (includes Diversity Business Partner Program)
How to Market to Governmental Agencies
How to Respond to a State Bid Request
Interviewing Techniques
Certified Businesses through the Development Services Agency (DSA)
MBE & EDGE Professional and Cross Certification Programs
Meeting EEO Requirements: Effective Recruitment Tools
Midfield Development Program - Upcoming Contracting Opportunities
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Certification and Supportive Services, and Identifying Upcoming ODOT Contracting Opportunities
Online Job Searching Techniques
Resume Writing: The Do's and Don’t's
State of Ohio - Introducing the Veteran's Friendly Business Enterprise (VBE) Certification Program
State of Ohio Contracting Opportunities: Dept. of Education
The Culture of Aviation (Columbus Regional Airport Authority HR panel)
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA): Training and hiring opportunities




DAS Office of Procurement Services

Contracting Opportunities

Below are links to some primary contracting agencies.



Available Business Assistance

Archived Event Materials

MBE- and EDGE-Event Reference Materials

Thank you to everyone who has attended previous community networking events. Below are reference materials distributed at various events.

Please feel free to contact our office directly should you have any questions or concerns.





Outreach Events