Monday, February 29, 2016

Caltrans Hosts Free Workshop for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises

Caltrans District 7 invites you to attend a free Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Certification Informational Workshop, presented by our Office of Business and Economic Opportunity DBE experts.

If you're a small business owner and are not yet DBE certified, come learn how you can increase your business opportunities by becoming DBE certified to perform work for federal highway transportation projects.
   Where: 100 South Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90012 

You may qualify for DBE certification if you meet these criteria: 

   + Within personal net worth limitations ($1.32 million)
   + Within business size standards (up to $23.98 million) 
   + Socially and economically disadvantaged
   + Meet the 51% ownership and operational control requirement

During the workshop, you'll learn about the California Unified Certification Program (CUCP), the certification process and criteria, and how to turn your certification into contracting opportunities.

Pre-registration has ended, but you can find out about late registration and/or seat availability by contacting Elsa King at 213-897-7582 or

More information about the DBE Program is here.