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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.