Build Your Marketing Toolkit

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Get DBE Certified! July 31st – ODOT District 12 Offices

ODOT is having a DBE Certification Workshop on Thursday, July 31st at the District 12 ODOT offices in Garfield Heights!

At this workshop, certifying agents will be on-hand to guide you through the online application and receive your supporting documents. Our goal is to provide you the technical assistance to submit a complete application to speed up your progress through the certification process.

If you are interested in attending the workshop, registration is required so please register by following this link and selecting a morning or afternoon session:

July 31 DBE Certification Workshop.pdf

ICC Connections Now Accepting Applications

iccc_banner_13_kintera.jpgInner City Capital Connections is accepting applications for 2014!

Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) is now accepting applications for its executive education seminar in Cleveland. The program is designed to help small businesses in economically distressed areas access capital, achieve sustainable growth, and provide a forum where small businesses can connect with debt and equity providers. The seminar and webinars are taught by cutting-edge practitioners and professors from some of the finest graduate business schools in the country, such as Harvard Business School, Kellogg, and Wharton.

Since the program’s inception in 2005, 690 businesses have participated in ICCC raising over $1 billion and creating 4,977 jobs in inner cities across America

Program Criteria

  • Companies headquartered in or having 51% or more of their of physical operations in an economically distressed urban area of the U.S. or 40% or more of their employees reside in an economically distressed area of the U.S.
  • For-profit corporations, partnerships, or proprietorships that have revenues of $2 million or more in 2013

Companies across the nation participate in the program to gain cutting edge knowledge for every aspect of growing their business and accessing capital.

Listen to the comments of participants from Chicago here.


Please contact Hyacinth Vassell, Director, at hvassell or 617-238-3019 with any questions.


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