Small, Minority, Veteran, and Women-owned Business Enterprises


Minority Business Opportunity Conference 2018:  Wednesday, April 4, 2018

The City of Columbia implemented a 10% Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal in 2015. This year, to help us reach this goal, the Office of Business Opportunities, is hosting a Minority Business Opportunity Conference on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Registration is required.

This conference will: 
(1) educate vendors on the purchasing process at the City;
(2) provide vendors with the opportunity to meet with purchasers representing various city departments, and;
(3) advise vendors how to become a certified DBE

Want to know if this event is for you? Check out the list of items that we purchase. 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED (Deadline April 2, 2018)

See you there!



The City of Columbia is dedicated to the development and growth of small/minority/women owned business enterprises (SMWBEs).   The OBO coordinates several programs that involve opportunities for SMWBEs.  View the current list of SWMBEs that participate.


Other Agency SMWBE Resources:
SC Governor's Office of Small and Minority Owned Businesses  http://osmba.sc.gov/
SC Department of Transportation:  http://www.scdot.org/doing/businessDevelop.aspx
 
 
Contact Office of Business Opportunities at 803.545.3950