• Small Business Certifications for State Contracting & Procurement

    Attend this month’s virtual Hispanic Business Association (HBA) mixer and learn about small business certifications that Caltrans and other state agencies recognize when procuring goods and services.  The virtual mixer will begin on Sept. 10 at 11:15 a.m. with a presentation from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Benefits of obtaining your small business certification.
    Learn how to become a certified Small Business (SB), Micro Business (MB), Small Business for the Purpose of Public Works (SB-PW), or Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE). 
    Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) eligibility and certification process.
    Facilitated by Jessica Biro and Ann Danko, Small Business Liaisons for the California Department of Transportation, District 5.  Caltrans District 5 serves the counties of Santa Cruz, San Benito, Monterey, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara. 
    This virtual event is hosted by the Hispanic Business Association (HBA) in partnership with Caltrans District 5, the Santa Maria Chamber and the Cal Coastal Small Business Development Center.