Newly Streamline Online Portal Creates Easier Path To City Contracting For M/WBEs

Deputy Mayor Phil Thompson and NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced an easier path to contracting with the City for minority and women-owned businesses from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

The Mayor Announces Appointments To The M/WBE Advisory Board That Includes Two Harlemites

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today the appointment of seven new members to the City’s Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) Advisory Board that includes two Harlem members. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Others Announce Proposal To Level The Playing Field For Minority And Women-Owned Businesses

Mayor Bill de Blasio, business leaders, advocates, and elected officials today announced a State proposal that would create more economic opportunity for Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) in New York City. Continue Reading →

NYCEDC Releases Update On ConstructNYC For Minority Women From Harlem To Hollis

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced progress on ConstructNYC from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Join The Workshop At Macy’s To Learn World-Class Skills For Business Growth And Development

The Workshop at Macy’s is Macy’s first business development program, launched in 2011 to foster growth in the next generation of minority- and women-owned merchandise suppliers from Harlem to the Hudson.

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Mayor de Blasio, Deputy Mayor Thompson Launch Citywide Push To Help Minority Owned Businesses

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Phil Thompson announced that the City will connect Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) to City agencies with active business opportunities through a new event series called M/WBE Borough Forums. Continue Reading →

How To Become Certified As A Minority And Women-Owned Business Enterprise

Businesses from Harlem to Hollis certified as a Minority/Women-Owned (M/WBE) business are able to increase their visibility, capacity and contribute to the City’s economy through the bidding on public contracts. Continue Reading →

Uptown Rep Alcantara And Others Welcome First Women-Owned Firm Managing City’s Deferred Compensation Plan

To mark the end of Women’s History Month, Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that, for first time in City history, a women-owned financial firm has been hired to manage $100 million of the City’s Deferred Compensation Plan the voluntary retirement plan for over 180,000 City employees and retirees. Continue Reading →