July/August 2015

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January/February 2015

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Black History Month Issue

Featured Articles (Subject to change)

Cover Story-Clifford Bailey, CEO, TechSoft Systems, Inc.

Government Strategies 

Global Connections

30th Anniversary Supplier Spotlights: Smith Entertainment and Next Level Events

Workforce D&I: Opportunities in S.T.EM.

New! State of the State: Ohio

New! Real Talk


Special Distribution

Minority Business Opportunity Day (MBOD) - Los Angeles, CA

WBENC Summit and Salute - Baltimore, MD

Reservation Economic Summit (RES) - Las Vegas, NV

Annual NASA/JPL High-Tech Small Business - Los Angeles, CA

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) - Anaheim, CA

Franchise Expo South - Houston, TX


 Advertising Dates:

Space Reservations - January 2, 2015

Material Deadlines - January 9, 2015 (All advertising must be furnished electronically as a high-resolution PDF file)

On Sale Date - February 1, 2015

For advertising information, contact:

e-mail: advertising@mbemag.com  •  Phone: 310.294.3710  •  Fax: 310.294.9804

Send news releases and photos to: Barbara Oliver

Next Issue: March/April 2015

Focus: Asian Heritage Issue/Energy, Oil & Gas Focus

Editorial Deadline: December 19, 2014


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Now in its 28th year, MBE magazine, a publication of Enterprise Publishing Inc., is the leading publication reaching minority and women business owners. As we continue our award-winning editorial tradition, keep an eye out for our announcements regarding upcoming issues.

Here are some of the highlights:

Nationwide estimated average distribution: 25,000 business owners. Includes bonus distribution to various minority and women business conferences, seminars and conventions nationwide including the National MED Week conference in Washington, D.C., U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce annual convention, the Women's Business Enterprise National Council annual conference and the National Minority Supplier Development Council annual conference.

Targeted circulation: minority, women and disabled veteran business owners, exclusively, in manufacturing, supply/distribution, service, construction, high tech, transportation and professional areas. Also, purchasers and buyers from the Fortune 1000 corporations and government agencies.

Targeted editorial: opportunity for minority and women business owners to do business with major corporations and/or government agencies with special coverage of litigation, legislation and issues relevant to the minority and women business community.

Banner advertising opportunities available. Please call or e-mail for more information.

Digital advertising is now available on our Digital Editions.

Credit Cards Accepted: 5% surcharge added.

Contact our Sales Department at 310-294-3710 or advertising@mbemag.com with any questions.

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Public Notice

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal

Pursuant to 49 CFR Part 26, CAF USA Inc., a TVM, hereby proposes an overall goal of 2.20% for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) participation in subcontracting opportunities during Fiscal Year 2016. The goal and its rationale are available for public review for 30 days (until July 31, 2015) at the address listed below. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Comments on the DBE goal will be accepted until July 31, 2015. Please address comments to:

Tonia Crosby, DBE Administrator
1401 K St. NW, Ste. 1003
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 898-4848
Email: dbe@cafusa.com

Job Opportunities

The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority is seeking an organized and energetic Small Business Development professional to join our Procurement and Small Business Development Team. Responsible for leading the Authority's small business development program and initia-tives to achieve Authority's inclusionary small business goals, disadvantaged business enterprise goals and airport concessions disadvantaged business enterprise goals; providing inclusionary training, tools and outreach; and representing the Authority with business leaders and throughout the business community.
For detailed job description and to apply on-line, please visit our website at www.san.org/careers

MBE Resource Center

MBE's Business Opportunities resource covers business-related financing, consulting, and programs available for the Supplier Diversity community and M/WBEs. Updated monthly.


MBE's M/WBE Resource Directory is a comprehensive list of resource organizations (including links) that support the Supplier Diversity community and M/WBEs.


Refer to MBE's Acronyms & Terminology list for frequently used acronyms and terminology and an overview of the major organizations supporting the Supplier Diversity community.


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