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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 (below) of MBE/EDGE EEO Officers that have been identified by each agency to monitor and ensure MBE/EDGE spending per Executive Order 2008-13S:

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Business Outreach Events

EDGE Business Connection:
Resources to Grow Minority-Owned,
Women-Owned and other Small Businesses

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Innovation Center at Ohio University
340 W. State St.
Athens, Ohio 45701

The Encouraging Diversity, Growth and Equity (EDGE) program helps facilitate access to state government contracts and business services for socially and economically disadvantaged business enterprises. The Ohio Department of Administrative Services, Ohio Development Services Agency and Ohio University Procurement Technical Assistance Center at Athens encourage you to network with state purchasing officials and learn more about opportunities to grow your business at this event.

Agencies will be on-hand to speak to you about procurement opportunities. Online registration is encouraged by May 13 but walk-ins are welcome. 

We look forward to seeing you May 19!

To learn more about the EDGE program, including certification criteria, please click here. Please feel free to contact our office directly should you have any questions.


DAS Office of Procurement Services

Contracting Opportunities

Below are links to some primary contracting agencies.



Available Business Assistance

Archived Event Materials

Resources to Grow Your

Minority-Owned Business

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

King Arts Complex
867 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43203

Thank you to everyone who attended! Below is the reference materials distributed at the event.

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