Empire State Development’s Division of Minority and Women’s Business Development
invites you take part in the 2019 New York State Regional MWBE Opportunities Expo series.


Empire State Development (ESD)’s Division of Minority and Women's Business Development and Regional Offices will be hosting the 2019 NYS Regional MWBE Opportunities Expo Series.

The New York State (NYS) Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Regional Opportunities Expo events are designed to connect MWBEs to New York State agencies, authorities, and technical assistance providers that have a significant presence in each region. In addition to providing the prospect of meeting procurement officers, these events also feature several workshops and panel discussions to deliver important information about doing business with New York State. These events are FREE OF CHARGE for all participants; exhibitors and attendees alike.

Additional Information

Below are just a few of the offerings that you can expect at this event.

  • Panel Sessions covering Regional Economic Development Council Awards and special projects of interest to MWBEs.
  • Workshops covering the NYS MWBE Certification process and How to do Business with New York State.
  • NYS MWBE Business Builder Boot Camp designed to bring together technical assistance resources that are locally available for MWBE firms.
  • Capital Access overview. The “Capital Access” loan program provides qualified MWBEs with the short-term resources they need to participate in contracting opportunities with NYS.

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity!

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Registration Information

  • MWBEs and General Attendees should register under: “Attendee Registration
  • Elected Officials should register under: “Elected Officials Registration
  • Agencies, Authorities, Technical Assistance Providers, Primes, and Exhibitors should register under: “Exhibitor Registration”. Registration is required for each MWBE Expo.

To confirm your attendance for a NYS Regional MWBE Opportunities Expo, click on the applicable button below and register today! 

New York City MWBE Opportunities EXPO
June 7, 2019 • New York City College of Technology, 285 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

This event has been completed.

Central New York MWBE Opportunities EXPO
June 27, 2019 • Cayuga Community College, 197 Franklin Street, Auburn, NY 13021

This event has been completed.

Western New York MWBE Opportunities EXPO
July 25, 2019 • The University at Buffalo's Educational Opportunity Center, 555 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

This event has been completed.

All Events begin at 8:00 AM

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