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Business Enterprise Program 

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  1. Article number 1 - Grow business revenue, Increase business capacity, Enhance your credentials
  2. Article number 2 - Events
  3. Article number 3 - Vendor Payment Program
  4. Article number 4 - Business Enterprise Program (BEP) Council
  •  BenefitsGrow business revenue, Increase business capacity, Enhance your credentials

    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
  •  EventsEvents

    Learn more about the Business Enterprise Program at these upcoming events.  Our staff will be available to answer your questions and provide valuable information.
  •  Vendor Payment ProgramVendor Payment Program

    Providing relief to vendors from delayed payments.
  •  Business Enterprise Program (BEP) Council

    The Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) meets once a month with the Business Enterprise Program (BEP) Council members. The BEP Council is established to help implement, monitor and enforce the goals of the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Females and Persons with Disabilities Act. The Business Enterprise Program (BEP) is committed to fostering an inclusive and competitive business environment that will help business enterprises increase their capacity, grow revenue and enhance credentials. These meetings are open to the public. Stakeholders and community members are encouraged to participate. Please click on “Events Calendar” to view information on scheduled meetings.
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.