Events Calendar

Mastering NYS MWBE Certification: Unlocking Opportunities
Wednesday, April 10, 2024, 10:00am - 12:00pm

In this virtual workshop, you’ll gain invaluable insights into mastering the NYS MWBE certification process.  Led by industry experts, here’s what you can expect:

Important Highlights of Certification by Luan Ximines, Associate Business Development Analyst, Empire State Development

  • Resources & ESD website
  • Certification Basics- eligibility, etc…
  • Changes to the application process

One-on-one Assistance with the Application by Zacha Tuttle, MWBE Specialist, WEDC

  • How WEDC can help

NYS Contract Reporter by Christine McCann, Deputy Director of Procurement Assistance, Empire State Development 

  • Searching open and archived ads by keywords
  • Explaining the business registry and contractor ads
  • How to find bid results and awardee info

Prime Contractor Insights by Nichola Duhaney, President/CEO, Nichola’s Lighting + Design, LLC

  • Her experience with MWBE contracts
  • Challenges and how she overcame them
  • Tips to share