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Metro Business Assistance Office



Contracting for Equality: Understanding Metro's Minority Business Programs
 
For small, minority, and women-owned businesses (S/MWBE) the world of government contracting can often feel overwhelming. Recent changes to Metro Nashville’s minority business programs are meant to help ease that burden and increase the number of government contracts going to these traditionally disadvantaged enterprises. Come hear from Rodney Strong, principal author of the 2018 Metro Disparity Study, and Michelle Hernandez-Lane, Metro’s Chief Procurement Officer, about how small, minority and women-owned businesses can benefit from new programming available through Metro Nashville. Metro Purchasing Agents will also be on-hand to help provide additional information and register businesses.

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Wright Middle School
Library Classroom
18 - &up Business Assistance Office 2/12 - 2/12 Tu 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM $0.00 View 8

How Your Company Can Do Business with Metro Nashville
 
Hear directly from Metro Nashville buyers, purchasing agents, and department representatives as they discuss what they look for in a potential vendor. Learn how Metro buys goods and services, commonly used acronyms, future business opportunities, and maximizing your proposals chances. Metro Purchasing Agents will also be on-hand to help provide additional information and register businesses.

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YourCompWithMetro
Cohn School
121
18 - &up Business Assistance Office 1/31 - 1/31 Th 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM $0.00 View 16
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Wright Middle School
Library Classroom
18 - &up Business Assistance Office 4/16 - 4/16 Tu 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM $0.00 View 13
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Inglewood Elementary
Community Room 1
18 - &up Business Assistance Office 5/7 - 5/7 Tu 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM $0.00 View 20

The Benefit of Women-Owned Business Enterprises (WBE) Certification
 
Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBEC)-South Director, Phala Mire, will an give an overview of what it means to become a certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE), why it's important if your business wants to contract with the government and how you can get (and keep!) certification through WBEC-South. Metro Purchasing Agents will also be on-hand to help provide additional information and register businesses. Lunch is provided.


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WomenOwenBus
Cohn School
121
18 - &up Business Assistance Office 3/7 - 3/7 Th 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM $0.00 View 10