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Events List

  • Jun - 2018
    22

    Meeting of the Fair Practices in Contracting Task Force - AM Session

    Call in number: 888-494-4032 Access code 630 791 4185
  • Jun - 2018
    22
  • Jun - 2018
    25

    Business Enterprise Program Council Meeting

    Hosted by: Illinois Department of Central Management Services - Business Enterprise Program The Business Enterprise Program (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 BEP Council is composed of the Secretary of Human Services and the Directors of the Department of Human Rights, the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, the Department of Central Management Services, the Department of Transportation and the Capital Development Board, or their duly appointed representatives. Ten individuals representing businesses that are minority or female owned or owned by persons with disabilities, two individuals representing the business community, and one representative of public universities shall be appointed by the Governor. BEP Council meetings are open to the public at NO COST
  • Jun - 2018
    27

    Business Enterprise Program (BEP) & Veteran Business Program (VBP) Certification Workshop

    In partnership with the ChicagoMBDA Center Operated by ChicagoMSDC- the State of Ilinois Central Managment Services' (CMS) Business Enterprise Program (BEP) & Veteran Business Program (VBP) workshops are designed to provide information on the certification process. The State of Illinois provides the following certifications: • Women Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) • 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.
  • Jul - 2018
    10

    Save the Date 8(a) Small Business Conference

    Workshops and panel discussions Matchmaking with government and commercial buyers Networking opportunities to help grow your business All small businesses interested in government contracting welcome! A representative from the Business Enterprise & Veteran Business Programs will be present to distribute information on the certification process, and available to discuss the benefits and advantages of becoming certified to do business with the State of Illinois.
  • Jul - 2018
    12

    City of Chicago Vendor Fair

    This event provides an opportunity for vendors to learn about contracting opportunities with the City of Chicago, Sister Agencies, Cook County Agencies, State and Federal agencies, and to network with other business owners.
     
    A representative from the Business Enterprise & Veteran Business Programs will be present to distribute information on the certification process, and available to discuss the benefits and advantages of becoming certified to do business with the State of Illinois.
  • Aug - 2018
    27

    Business Enterprise Program Council Meeting

    Hosted by: Illinois Department of Central Management Services - Business Enterprise Program The Business Enterprise Program (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 BEP Council is composed of the Secretary of Human Services and the Directors of the Department of Human Rights, the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, the Department of Central Management Services, the Department of Transportation and the Capital Development Board, or their duly appointed representatives. Ten individuals representing businesses that are minority or female owned or owned by persons with disabilities, two individuals representing the business community, and one representative of public universities shall be appointed by the Governor. BEP Council meetings are open to the public at NO COST
  • Oct - 2018
    22

    Business Enterprise Program Council Meeting

    Hosted by: Illinois Department of Central Management Services - Business Enterprise Program The Business Enterprise Program (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 BEP Council is composed of the Secretary of Human Services and the Directors of the Department of Human Rights, the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, the Department of Central Management Services, the Department of Transportation and the Capital Development Board, or their duly appointed representatives. Ten individuals representing businesses that are minority or female owned or owned by persons with disabilities, two individuals representing the business community, and one representative of public universities shall be appointed by the Governor. BEP Council meetings are open to the public at NO COST