DBE Certification Workshop - Eureka

DBE Certification Workshop - Eureka

Friday, April 12, 2019 8:30am to 2:00pm


The Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certification is designed to help small minority and women-owned businesses have a competitive advantage when bidding for government contracts. This certification is particularly advantageous for those interested in doing business with agencies like Caltrans, BART, High Speed Rail, local transit authorities, and most cities and counties.

Join us for this free intensive workshop to learn:

  • How to become a certified DBE firm
  • How to complete the application
  • What documents are needed
  • Common mistakes with the process
  • Advantages of the DBE certification
  • How the certification can be used as a resource when doing business with the State of California

The afternoon session is designed for those who have a DBE packet ready for review or who have individual questions. Meet with one of our DBE Specialists for one-on-one feedback, document review and the potential to leave with a packet ready to notarize and submit. Remember…bring your printed DBE application/documents for review by one of our specialists!


8:30 am – 9:00 am: Registration, networking, sign up for one-on-one appointments
9:00 am – 11:30 am: DBE Certification Workshop
11:45 am – 2:00 PM: One-on-one time with DBE Specialists to review your DBE Certification Packet or ask individualized eligibility questions

Facilitated by Christina Jones, Norcal PTAC Sr./LeadProcurement Specialist

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center
921 Waterfront Dr
Eureka, CA 95501

Get free guidance from our specialists

To receive one-on-one counseling, complete our online application and a member of Norcal PTAC will follow-up with you and help you achieve your procurement goals.
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This procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency