Event Details

State Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin "Growing Your Business" Forum


Tuesday, November 19, 2019
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Matteson Community Center 20642 Matteson Ave., Matteson, IL 60443

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This forum is a Must for businesses owned by minorities, women, and persons with disabilities, who are interested in benefiting from contract opportunities throughout all state agencies under the purview of the governor. The Business Enterprise Program (BEP) & Veteran Business Program (VBP) is presenting information on the State of Illinois Central Management Services’ (CMS) BEP and VBP certification process. The State of Illinois provides the following certification: • Female Owned Business Enterprise (FBE) • Minority Owned Business Enterprise (MBE) • Person with Disability Owned Business Enterprise (PBE). The VBP provides certification to Veteran and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses. CMS/BEP also has a streamlined recognition process with other MBE & WBE certifying entities.