Business Inclusion & Development

MWBE Contract Compliance, Small Business Certification, and Outreach

SBC B2B Connect Networking

      City of Dallas, Small Business Center, B2B Connect Networking Event Friday, October 27, 2023 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Location: In-person meeting City of Dallas, J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 7th Floor, O’Hara Hall 1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75201 Featuring: City of Dallas Departments, Construction Projects with the City M/WBE Goal, and M/WBE Advocacy...

Free Construction Workshop, August 16, 2023 @ 9am

We would like to invite you to our FREE CONSTRUCTION GENERAL PERMIT WORKSHOP – August 16, 2023, 9AM, via Microsoft Teams.  This workshop covers the Construction General Permit (TXR 150000), and the Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP) required for Construction Sites. Space is limited, so please RSVP by email to [email protected] and [email protected],...

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Small Business Center (SBC) Focus Group

The City of Dallas’ Small Business Center works to be a champion for the growth of small businesses and nonprofits by offering technical assistance, loans, grants, and connecting Minority/Women-Owned Business Enterprises to capacity building opportunities. We are reaching out to you to help us strengthen how...

Procurement Quarterly Forecast and Opportunities

City of Dallas Procurement Quarterly Forecast

In an effort to increase transparency and equity, the City of Dallas has created a quarterly report of upcoming solicitations. It is the City's intention that the Procurement Quarterly will provide advance notice of bidding opportunities, increasing vendor submissions, encouraging M/WBE participation, providing ample time...

Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber – Quality and Excellence Awards

The Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce(GDHCC) recognizes Hispanic-owned small businesses and M/WBEs in North Texas for their innovative, community-driven, and dedicated contributions. The Chamber also recognizes the partners and stakeholders that support the GDHCC's mission of empowering Hispanic business owners. This year the Small Business Center(SBC) attended the award ceremony...

The Mentor Protégé Program Networking Event

On Wednesday, May 10, the Small Business Center (SBC) hosted The Mentor Protégé Program Networking Event to inform interested participants about the program, sign-up participants, and business networking at the Latino Cultural Center. The MPP intends to connect experienced business professionals with Minority and Women Business Enterprises (M/WBE) and local...

B2B Connect with Multiple Exhibitors

On Thursday, April 27, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, at the  J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, SBC hosted another B2B Connect event. B2B Connect aims to help local organizations network and connect with City of Dallas department heads to learn more about potential projects together. The meeting format was individual presentations...

B2B Connect with the Minority Design Professionals Council(MDPC)

The City of Dallas Small Business Center(SBC) launched their new program, B2B Connect, this past week. This program aims to help local organizations network and connect with City of Dallas department heads to learn more about potential projects together. Departments will have their own Round Table Sessions where they will...

Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center(KBHCC) Pre-Proposal Meeting

BBZ23-00021453 Project Management Services (Owner’s Representation) for the Implementation of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD) Master Plan KBHCC Third Pre-Proposal Meeting, March 29, 9:00 AM City of Dallas - Procurement Opportunities Reference #: BBZ23-00021453 Project: Project Management Services (Owner’s Representation) for the Implementation of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD) Master...