2018 Small Business Development Program – GROWTH By Design hosted by Baltimore City Department of Public Works KICKOFF!!!


 E-News Brief from the Mayor's Office of Minority and Women-Owned Business Development 

 Mayor Catherine E. Pugh Kicks off 2018 Small Business Development Program – GROWTH By Design 


Mayor Catherine E. Pugh and the Baltimore City Department of Public Works kicked off the 2018 Small Business Development Program - GROWTH By Design. The classes started on September 6, 2018 and will be held through November 15, 2018. Registration is closed for this event.

This 10-week training program includes topics such as pre-qualification, certification as M/W/DBE company, contract administration, estimating and bidding, and scheduling, to name a few.  The program was designed to assist local M/W/DBEs in become contract-ready for more than $3 billion in utility construction work, including Consent Decree sewer rehabilitation and replacement, and capital improvements under drinking water, stormwater and wastewater programs.

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~~~~~~~~~~~~~Featured Upcoming Events~~~~~~~~~~~~

Trade Partner Outreach and Networking Session hosted by Hensel Phelps
Thursday, September 20, 2018
 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
 Best Western Plus, 6755 Dorsey Road, Elkridge, MD 21075

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For inquiries, contact David Fisher, Manager of Supplier Diversity via email:


27th Annual Civil Right Breakfast hosted by Office of Civil Rights
 Tuesday, September 25, 2018
 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Hilton Baltimore, 401 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

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Keynote Speaker: Bishop Vashtie Murphy McKenzie

To purchase tickets, more information or to inquire about sponsorship opportunities, contact Michele Masters at michele.masters@baltimorecity.gov or 410-396-3141 or 410-396-3151.

37th Annual Leaders & Legends Awards Ceremony Featuring the 
Top 100 MBEs at the MGM hosted by 
Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council (CRMSDC)

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
MGM National Harbor, 101 MGM National Avenue, Oxon Hill, MD 20745

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Vendor Open House hosted by Port Covington
Thursday, September 27, 2018
 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
City Garage, 101 W. Dickman Street, Baltimore, MD 21230

The redevelopment of Port Covington will have a fundamental and far-reaching positive impact on Baltimore, its economy and its future. At 235 acres, Port Covington is one of the largest urban renewal efforts in America. We invite vendors to learn more about the project, our diversity business goals, and qualifications for contractors.

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