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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.
October 9: Market your business to the State of California
9 a.m. to Noon
What you will learn at this Seminar: Find out which agencies buy your company's products and services, Reciprocity Program to attain One-Stop Certification in California, Market Your Business with Advocates that can assist you with their agencies, Accept Visa as a form of payment (Cal Card), and an update HSRA Learn More
October 16: How to Equip Your Business to Compete for Government Contracts
8:30 a.m. to Noon
If you are exploring opportunities to expand and/or grow your small business, you will want to attend this free workshop. SBA, CalTrans and PTAC will provide information on how you can make this a reality through contracts with State, Federal and Local Government Agencies. Learn More
October 16: MBDA Native American Community Development Workshops
This event will provide an opportunity for Native American tribes and business owners to engage in: Workshops providing information on Healthcare, Housing/Weatherization Programs, and Access to Capital and Procurement Technical Assistance. Download Flyer | 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.