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Grow business revenue, Increase business capacity, Enhance your credentials
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Vendor Payment Program
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Do you qualify for the BEP Program?
- At least 51 percent owned and controlled by persons who are minority, women or designated as disabled
- Must be a United States citizen or resident alien
- Annual gross sales of less than $75 million
Learn more about the Business Enterprise Program at these upcoming events. Our staff will be available to answer your questions and provide valuable information.
Providing relief to vendors from delayed payments.
The Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) is conducting a series of public meetings on its Business Enterprise Program (BEP) to give stakeholders an opportunity to discuss the program. These public meetings are part of CMS’ Disparity Study, to obtain, clarify and analyze evidence of contracting processes which may cause disparate impact to underserved business communities.
The Department’s efforts are to ensure inclusion of all firms in CMS contracting opportunities and that the BEP meets these objectives. Stakeholders and community members are encouraged to participate.
The Business Enterprise Program for businesses owned by minorities, women, and persons with disabilities is committed to fostering an inclusive and competitive business environment that will help business enterprises increase their capacity, grow revenue, and enhance credentials.