Columbus Airports seeks issues RFP for Parking Garage Deck Maintenance

🚧✈️ Attention Contractors! 🚧✈️

Bid Opportunity Alert! 📢 Columbus Regional Airport Authority seeks bids for Parking Garage Deck Maintenance 2024-2026 at John Glenn Columbus International Airport. Your chance to contribute to our diverse community! 💼 Register at www.columbusairports.diversitycompliance.com. For inquiries, email BusinessDiversity@ColumbusAirports.com. #Contractors #BidOpportunity #DiversityInclusion #ColumbusAirport #SmallBusinessOpportunity

Celebrate Black History Month with the OBDC Empower and Build Series! Join us for impactful sessions

Celebrate Black History Month with the OBDC Empower and Build Series! Join us for impactful sessions:

  • Master Vendor Registration & POs with Franklin County: Learn essential vendor registration and purchase order management on Feb 6, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM.
  • Unlocking Profitable Bidding: Estimating Strategies with James Jones: Dive into the world of construction bidding with our expert-led class, taught by James Jones on Feb. 13, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
  • OhioMBE Procurement Fair: Network and connect with potential clients on Feb 14, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM.
  • Certification 101: Discover the benefits of business certification on Feb 15, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.
  • Corporate Transparency Act: Ensure your business complies with new regulations on Feb 15, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

For more details on these empowering classes, visit OBDC Events. Don’t miss out on these opportunities to grow and empower your business during this special month! #EmpowerAndBuild #BlackHistoryMonth #OBDC #BusinessGrowth

Seize the Opportunity: OhioMBE’s Feb. 3 Bid Board Update

What’s New? Exciting contracts from Akron Metropolitan Housing, Columbus Zoo, and Columbus Airports are featured in the latest OhioMBE Bid Board. It’s a chance for small and minority businesses to grow and make an impact.

Why It’s Important: These contracts offer diverse opportunities for business expansion and community contribution. From construction to services, there’s something for every business.

How to Dive In: Check out the details and apply via the OhioMBE Bid Board at https://email.ohiombe.com/l8l6i9b5a5. Don’t miss this chance to elevate your business and make a difference.

Quick Takeaway: Opportunities abound in the latest OhioMBE update—explore, apply, and grow. Stay updated with OhioMBE for more such opportunities.

Certification 101: Launching Empowerment and Opportunity

Today, as the Ohio Business Development Center (OBDC) inaugurates its Black History Month Empower & Build series, we spotlight the inaugural session, Certification 101, meticulously led by Ronda Watson Barber. This pivotal class, scheduled for 11:30 AM online, opens a gateway to understanding and leveraging MBE, F/WBE, and DBE certifications.

Embark on this educational journey to unlock potential growth avenues, enhance business credibility, and gain a competitive edge. Don’t let this chance slip away. Register and join us online at 11:30 AM for an enlightening experience at OHBDC.org.

Certification 101: Kickstart the Empower & Build Series

Unlock Business Growth with Certification

Join us for the first class in our Black History Month Empower & Build series. Certification 101, happening tomorrow at 11:30 AM online, is the opening session of this transformative series. Aimed at engaging 50 Black-owned businesses, this class offers a unique opportunity to explore the benefits of business certification:

  1. Access to Contracting Opportunities: Dive into a realm of new markets with exclusive contracts.
  2. Legitimacy for Your Business: Enhance credibility and build trust with your clients and partners.
  3. Access to Loans, Bonding, and Education: Leverage certification for vital business resources.
  4. Marketing Edge: Use certification to distinguish your business in the competitive market.

Register now at https://buytickets.at/OBDC and be a part of this empowering journey

Maximize Your Business Potential with Franklin County – Join Our Empower and Build Black History Month Series!

As part of our Empower and Build Black History Month training series, the Ohio Business Development Center (OBDC) is excited to offer a unique opportunity for small and minority business owners. We invite you to join our free online class on Tuesday, February 6th, where we will focus on how to effectively do business with Franklin County. This session is designed to empower your business and expand your opportunities within the county.

What You’ll Discover:

  • Vendor Registration Made Easy: Learn the ins and outs of becoming a registered vendor with Franklin County. Our step-by-step guidance will simplify the registration process for you.
  • Unlock Contracting Opportunities: We will show you how to navigate the system to find contracting opportunities that fit your business. Discover how to identify and pursue potential bids.
  • Mastering Purchase Orders: Winning a bid is a significant achievement. We’ll help you understand your purchase orders to ensure you can fulfill your contracts confidently and competently.

This class is more than just a learning experience; it’s a part of our commitment to support and uplift Black and minority businesses. As part of our Empower and Build Black History Month series, we aim to provide tools and knowledge that foster growth and success.

Who Should Attend? This session is ideal for small business owners, minority entrepreneurs, and anyone eager to learn about doing business with Franklin County. It’s tailored for those who are looking to enhance their business acumen and leverage new opportunities.

Join Us in Celebrating Black History Month This informative session is a cornerstone of our Empower and Build Black History Month series. Set aside time on February 6th to be part of this empowering event. Your journey towards successful business dealings with Franklin County starts here.

Seats are filling up quickly, so don’t delay. Register now at OHBDC.org and be part of this transformative session. Together, let’s celebrate Black History Month by building a stronger, more successful business community.

This Week at OBDC:

This week, the Ohio Business Development Center (OBDC) proudly presents two not-to-be-missed online workshops, part of our ongoing commitment to support and empower small and minority business owners.

1. Certification 101

  • Date & Time: January 25, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Description: Dive into the world of business certification in this informative session. Whether you’re just starting out or looking to expand your existing certifications, this workshop is an invaluable resource. You’ll learn about different types of certifications, the application process, and how being certified can give your business a competitive edge in the marketplace.

2. Mastering Media & Press Releases

  • Date & Time: January 27, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Description: In our digitally-driven world, mastering media presence and press releases is crucial for business success. This workshop is designed to equip you with the skills to craft compelling press releases and effectively engage with media. Learn from experts about strategies to maximize your media visibility, build your brand, and communicate your business’s unique story to a wider audience.

Both workshops are interactive and led by industry professionals who bring practical insights and real-world experience. These sessions are not just lectures; they’re opportunities to engage, ask questions, and gain knowledge that’s directly applicable to your business.

Don’t miss out on these opportunities to enhance your business skills and network with fellow entrepreneurs. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the OBDC event page at OBDC Events. We look forward to seeing you online and helping you take your business to the next level!

Conclusion: At OBDC, our goal is to provide you with the tools and knowledge necessary to thrive in today’s competitive business environment. Join us this week to expand your horizons and grow your business. See you there!

AMHA issues bid notice for Automatic Fire Sprinkler System Annual Testing Services

INVITATION TO BID
B23019 


The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority at 100 West Cedar Street, Akron, Ohio 44307 will receive sealed bids until 2:30 p.m. local time on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at which time and place bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for:

Automatic Fire Sprinkler System Annual Testing Services and Related Work at Various AMHA Locations Within Summit County, Ohio 

A Pre-Bid Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at @ 2:30 p.m. 

Specifications can be purchased at SE Blueprint, 540 South Main Street, Suite 211, Akron, Ohio 44311. (330) 376-1689 or at seblue@seblueprint.com

To be considered Bids must be received by AMHA no later than 2:30 p.m. (local time) on Wednesday, February 14, 2024. Questions contact Michele Kindler, Assistant Contracting Officer at 330-376-7792. 

Persons with disabilities needing assistance are asked to contact AMHA’s ADA Coordinator, 100 West Cedar Street, Akron Ohio 44307, 330-762-9631 or Ohio Relay at 800-750-0750 at least seven (7) days in advance.

Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority 
Herman Hill 
Executive Director

AMHA issues bid notice for Fire Alarm Testing

INVITATION TO BID 
B23020

The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority at 100 West Cedar Street, Akron, Ohio 44307 will receive sealed bids until 2:00 p.m. local time on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at which time and place bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for: 

Automatic Fire Alarm Annual Testing Services and Related Work at Various AMHA Locations Within Summit County, Ohio

A Pre-Bid Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at @ 2:00 p.m. 

Specifications can be purchased at SE Blueprint, 540 South Main Street, Suite 211, Akron, Ohio 44311. (330) 376-1689 or at seblue@seblueprint.com

To be considered Bids must be received by AMHA no later than 2:00 p.m. (local time) on Wednesday, February 14, 2024. Questions contact Michele Kindler, Assistant Contracting Officer at 330-376-7792. 

Persons with disabilities needing assistance are asked to contact AMHA’s ADA Coordinator, 100 West Cedar Street, Akron Ohio 44307, 330-762-9631 or Ohio Relay at 800-750-0750 at least seven (7) days in advance.

Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority 
Herman Hill 
Executive Director

CRAA issues bid notice for 625 N. Hamilton Road RTU Replacement

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Columbus Regional Airport Authority
625 North Hamilton Road RTU Replacement #23058
JOHN GLENN COLUMBUS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

The Columbus Regional Airport Authority values diversity and inclusion and the impact small and minority-owned firms have on the Central Ohio economy.  The Columbus Regional Airport Authority invites you to access the following link: ww.columbusairports.diversitycompliance.com to  register to do business with us and to view new bid opportunities and results. Email BusinessDiversity@ColumbusAirports.com for questions about the Diversity Programs at Columbus Regional Airport Authority.