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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Opportunities for Minority/Women Owned Businesses


Local businesses can access contracts to provide products and services for the Men’s Final Four basketball tournament in 2012. 

The first thing you will need to do is become certified through the City of New Orleans. 

The certification process is outlined below.  Presently the City’s certification process takes about 60 days provided you submit a correct, complete application.  Questions?  Call the Office of Supplier Diversity:  504-658-4235.  The deadline to complete your registration is November 30, 2011.  A complete registration means you’re business is certified as a MWBE.

Do these things:
1.       Register your business with the NCAA at http://www.gnosports.com/  (you should do this immediately.  As soon as you finish reading this e-mail)

2.       Become certified through the City of New Orleans Office of Supplier Diversity: 
Call if you have questions:  504-658-4235

3.       Become certified through the Women’s Business Enterprise Council:  http://www.wbecsouth.org/
Call if you have questions:  504-830-0149

4.       Become certified through the Louisiana Minority Supplier Development Council:  http://www.lamsdc.org/
Call if you have questions:  504-293-0400

Presently the City’s certification process takes about 60 days provided you submit a correct, complete application.  Questions?  Call the Office of Supplier Diversity:  504-658-4235.  The deadline to complete your registration is November 30, 2011.  A complete registration means you’re business is certified as a MWBE.



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