MWBE News and Events: May 2019
Starting on Monday, May 20, 2019, the URA is offering a series of four workshops for small businesses and small developers who are interested in buying and redeveloping real estate.
(Location: 412 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15219)
Registration is required, along with a fee of $10 per session (per person). For more information, click here.
Community Power to Prosper
A 6-month certificate program designed to target existing inner city businesses that are interested in entrepreneurship and growth. The program’s goal is to identify barriers and develop strategies for growth in sales, profits, and enterprise value.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JUNE 3, 2019
(Location: University of Pittsburgh – The Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence)
Reminder: Important MWBE Announcement
The URA is pleased to announce a new web-based software system for MWBE management and contract compliance reporting called B2GNow. This new system will replace the existing URA MWBE plan spreadsheet and will be accessible to all prime contractors and subcontractors. To learn more about the URA’s roll-out of B2GNow click here.
Event Calendars to Follow:
- African American Chamber of Commerce
- Chatham University’s Women’s Business Center
- Diversity Business Resource Center
Upcoming Networking Event:
Monday, May 20, 2019 – C3 2019: Creating Opportunities, Connecting Resources, Contracting Diversity.
(Location: Carnegie Mellon University – 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213)
Out and About
Monday, May 20, 2019 – Lisa Moses and Emily Pontarelli will be at the C3 2019: Creating Opportunities, Connecting Resources, Contracting Diversity.
(Location: Carnegie Mellon University)
Monday, May 20, 2019 and Wednesday, May 22, 2019 – Diamonte Walker and Lisa Moses will be at the Building CapaCITY sessions 1 and 2.