Business Growth

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...

Bush Boyz Enterprises: South Dallas Investment Fund Recipient

The Small Business Center presented a $30,000 South Dallas Investment Fund (SDIF) Grant to Bush Boyz Enterprises to improve their location building for Pelindaba Lavender, located at 313 N Bishop Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75208.   Pelindaba Lavender grows lavender plants and focuses on producing and selling lavender based products ranging from...

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...

Backing Small Businesses Grant Program

In 2021, American Express and Main Street America created the Backing Small Businesses* grant program to help economically vulnerable small business owners recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and grow their businesses. On March 20, 2023, applications will open for 350 small business grants of $5,000 to eligible businesses in the U.S....

American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma AICCO – The Gathering Business Summit 2022

City of Dallas team member Deonicio “Danny” Villalon exhibited at the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma (AICCO) trade show on behalf of the Small Business Center. Danny educated Native American-owned Businesses about how to do business with the City of Dallas and the Minority and Women Business Enterprise...

The North Texas LGBT Chamber of Commerce and the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) announce Grubhub’s Community Impact Grant Program Recipients

The North Texas LGBT Chamber of Commerce along with Grubhub and the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) announced the recipients of Grubhub's Community Impact Grant Program, June 27th,2022, at Chamber member (and LGBTBE®), Zerbina Wines, featuring outstanding business owners and community leaders from our region, as well as guests...