Posts Tagged ‘mbe’

Client Spotlight: Adams Design Group Top 100 MBE

Congratulations to Derrick Adams of the Adams Design Group, LLC on being selected for inclusion in the Top 100 Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) of 2013 List.   The Top MBE Awards honor the minority and women entrepreneurs that fuel the nation’s economy through innovation and dedication.  Chosen from Maryland, DC, Delaware, Pennsylvania and Virginia, the Top 100…

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Changes to Maryland's Minority Business Enterprises Program

In 2012, the Maryland General Assembly extended the MBE Program for 4 more years and included several key components to the existing law.  The extended MBE Program in Maryland took effect on October 1, 2012. One of the major changes allows for an increase in flexibility related to the overall aspirational statewide MBE goal by…

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Maryland MBE and DBEs: Online Resources for MBE and DBE Applicants

Numerous online resources exist to assist potential Maryland MBE/DBEs navigate the application process. The following list contains important websites that any potential minority business enterprise or disadvantaged business enterprise should consult prior to filing of an application to the Maryland Department of Transportation. These online resources will assist in clarifying any potential questions that may…

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How to Work with Procurement Officers on MBE Contracts

Contractors in Maryland familiar with State and County procurement have likely experienced the heavy handed scrutiny of their Minority Business Enterprise (“MBE”) participation forms contained in their bid submissions. Quite often the procurement officer will reject bids for very minor irregularities in the MBE forms. For example, this law firm represented a contractor who submitted…

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