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About this Center
The Fresno MBDA is a Native American Business Center
Fresno MBDA Business Center assisting MBEs grow in Central Valley and Beyond
The Fresno MBDA Business Center is teaming with the four other California MBDA’s offices – San Jose, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Riverside to create jobs and contracts for regional and state minority-owned companies. The Fresno, San Francisco and San Jose MBC’s are operated by Asian, Inc. The Fresno MBC is a designated Native American Business Center, we have a Native American Advisory Board to address policy and promote health, education as well as economic development among the Native American tribes of California.
The Fresno Business Minority Business Center is partnering with the California High Speed Rail Authority - Office of Small Business, U.S. Small Business Administration, Center for International Trade Centers, Minority Chambers of Commerc and California Department of General Services to reach capable MBEs, Native American, and Disabled Veterans for contracting opportunities. In addition, the Fresno Center is teaming with U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer and U.S. Congressman Jim Costa to promote contracts to MBEs, Native American Small Businesses, and Disabled Veteran business owners.
» Visit State of California Department of General Services Procurement Division website for upcoming solicitations, business certification, and eProcurement.
California High-Speed Rail
California high-speed rail will connect the mega-regions of the state, contribute to economic development and a cleaner environment, create jobs and preserve agricultural and protected lands.
» Visit the new High-Speed Rail Authority website.
August 12-13: 2014 Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event
The San Diego Chapter of NDIA (National Defense Industrial Association) is proud to present the NDIA 26th Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event "Celebrating 50 Years of Small Business Innovation and Technology Leading to the Next 50 Years." The purpose of Gold Coast is to provide a forum to educate, guide, and assist businesses, especially small businesses, in working with the government, primarily the Department of Defense. Visit event website for more information
August 14: DOE Funding Opportunity Webinar
DOE Funding Opportunity for the Deployment of Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency on Indian Land – Webinar Thursday, August 14 10AM (PDT) Contact: Lizana Pierce, Project Manager (720) 356-1749
August 28: Title VII Summit
Title VII Summit taking addresses some of the key areas around labor compliance and the new rules that primes must adhere to in order to be compliant on contracts with federal dollars. | Download Event Flyer
September 3 to October 8: Español TALLERES DE SCORE: Pasos Basicos
Expertos en negocios emprendedores lo ayudaran a tomar la mejor decision para iniciar su negocio. | Visit event website for more information
Core Business Services
|Global Business Development|
Services include identification of export markets, facilitation of global transactions, international trade missions and market analysis, and overseas market promotion assistance.
|Access to Capital|
Services include identification of domestic and global financing opportunities, equity financing, brokerage of financial transactions, identification and closure of merger and acquisition transactions.
|Access to Contracts|
Services include identification of procurement opportunities, solicitation analysis, bid and proposal preparation, negotiation and closing, research contract award histories.
|Access to Markets|
Services include government procurement assistance, private sector contract identification and specialized certification assistance including 8(a), and assistance with market research.
|Strategic Business Consulting|
Services include sales consulting and forecasting, market feasibility studies, operations management and quality control, bid preparation and bonding (construction), and manufacturing facility leasing.