Mar142017

The U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is seeking nominations for the 2017 National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week Awards. This year marks the 35th anniversary of the annual awards designed to honor organizations, businesses and individuals that have demonstrated leadership and commitment in advancing the minority business community and our Nation...

Jan182017

  WASHINGTON (January 18, 2017) — The U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency today released a new report, Contracting Barriers and Factors Affecting Minority Business Enterprises: A Review of Existing Disparity Studies.The report, which spotlights disparities in state and local government contracting between minority-owned and nonminority-owned business enterprises,...

Nov182016

  WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency announced the winner of the Agency’s first-ever Capital Project competition; ACG Chicago. The grant totaling $2.5 million will be distributed over a 5-year period. ACG Chicago,a network of corporate executives, capital sources, corporate advisors, and service providers will receive $500,000 annually to...

Nov182016

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency, announced the winners of the Agency’s Advanced Manufacturing Project. The winners are Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Atlanta, GA ($250,000); City of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD ($250,000); Michigan Minority Supplier Development CouncilDetroit, MI ($250,000); and the University of Texas at San Antonio, San...

Oct202016

  WASHINGTON (October 20, 2016) — The U.S. Department of Commerce announced that U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will attend the 2016 National Minority Supplier Development Council Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange in Chicago. The conference, held in conjunction with the National Minority Enterprise Development Week (MED Week), is Oct. 23-26 at McCormick Place Lakeside Center...

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