Women, Minority and Veteran Business Assistance
Women, Minority and Veteran Business Assistance
Established in 2017, the Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce is Nevada’s first and only Chamber formed to primarily serve Armed Forces members. The mission is to help Armed Forces members start-up, grow and sustain their businesses. The vision is to help increase the profits and number of employees who are employed by businesses that are owned by Armed Forces members. Eligible members include men/women from all U.S. military branches; active-duty, guard/reserve, veterans; spouses of armed forces members; veteran service organizations; first responders (fire, medical police); nonprofit organizations, committees, and advocates (civilians) / individuals.
This COUNCIL, was created by ordinance on August 4, 1987, and has had several amendments since it’s creation. It’s mission is to assist the County to increase the number of minority, women, and small businesses doing business with the County.
The Clark County Department of Aviation has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program and an Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Program pursuant to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49, Part 23 and Part 26. The programs are designed to promote equal contracting opportunities in construction, professional services, and airport concessions.
NAWBO is the only dues-based organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs across all industries; and boasts over 5000 members and 60 chapters across the country. With far-reaching clout and impact, NAWBO is a one-stop resource to propelling women business owners into greater economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide.
Nevada Business Advisors is a full service and one stop shop business advisory firm helping businesses launch, build and grow in the state of Nevada. This includes businesses looking to relocate or expand to the silver state.
Whether you are looking to create a business plan, obtain financing for your business, assist with business certification applications, identify government contracting opportunities, need assistance with credit card processing set up and more, our team of trusted advisors can assist.
The mission of the Commission on Minority Affairs is to advocate for and to provide a voice to minorities residing in the State of Nevada in matters relating to areas including, but not limited to: education, housing, employment, civil rights, health, political empowerment and economic development.
The federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program is all about securing equal opportunity in business. Funded through the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), the program helps businesses classified as small, woman-owned or disadvantaged to compete in a fair environment right alongside larger corporations. Broaden your business opportunities.
Government or public sector contracting – Many businesses and other organizations consider the idea of selling their services and/or products to the government much too complicated and overwhelming. In today’s marketplace, the government could become your best customer. The Nevada PTAC, POP* helps simplify the process and cut through the red tape, connecting Nevada businesses and other entities with lucrative opportunities.
Nevada Women’s Business Center (NWBC) is a leading innovative statewide economic development corporation that’s been growing entrepreneur’s in their development through training, counseling, and coaching and assisting our clients with referrals when necessary.
Our Mission is to provide a centralized list of resources to prepare, train, and connect Nevada job seekers with Nevada employers.
Miriam Lira-Hickerson is the Ombudsman of Consumer Affairs for Minorities at the Nevada Department of Business and Industry. She is responsible for implementation of the Department’s education and outreach activities within the State’s minority communities. As the Ombudsman, Ms. Lira-Hickerson provides consumer education, helps resolve consumer issues involving fraud or deceptive trade practices and assists with business outreach and development.
Our diverse business certification services will assist your company with completing and submitting your business certification application. Doing business as a diverse business owner, having that official certification will enable you to compete for mandated set-aside funds and jobs of a particular group (small, disadvantaged, woman-owned, and minority-owned) as well as participate in supplier diversity programs. We take the pain out of the process for you, allowing you to create a Competitive Advantage in the marketplace.
POWHer of WE is a Nevada based women entrepreneur group with a community of success-minded women savvy enough to compete . . . strong enough to collaborate; Our Philosophy - Empower women in business by providing a nurturing environment for honest, results-based communication; practical business and professional development education; mentoring and support; and authentic connections leading to meaningful and profitable collaborations. POWHer of WE provides access to information, education, resources, and connections for women business owners including monthly educational and information-rich breakfast meetings, workshops that enhance personal excellence and business mastery exclusive events for productive networking safe spaces to share and grow. Our Goal - Connect women business owners and entrepreneurs to the resources they need to effect accelerated growth and boundless opportunities, one POWHerful woman at a time.
RBDAC reports to the Nevada State legislature. Their mission is to increase the participation of small, minority, woman, veteran, disadvantaged businesses within Clark County. It does so by seeking to impact policy and legislation.
We work with inspiring women leaders, helping them achieve their vision of success. To accelerate growth, we help change their mindset, attitude, and perspective. By developing new habits and behaviors, identifying their power, they are able to live a life that is purposefully designed.
Think Global is a community of exceptional women business owners and leaders who are committed to curiosity, connection, authenticity, vulnerability, happiness, and action. We bring women of influence together, catapulting them to achieve remarkable results. As a group, we empower each other to execute vision, realize our power, change behavior, and pursue what is inspiring and rewarding.
WRMSDC supports the growth and welfare of minority communities by championing the use of minority-owned businesses in Northern California, Nevada, and Hawai‘i. We advance business opportunities for certified minority business enterprises and connect them to Corporate Members. Our parent organization, the National Minority Supplier Development Council, helps over 12,000 minority businesses connect with major Fortune 500 corporations and their buyers every year.
Their mission is to cultivate sustainable relationships between certified Women Business enterprises and Corporate America through certification, education, and targeted networking.
Commitment to helping Guard Members, Veterans, and their family members begin meaningful careers that fit their skills, knowledge, and abilities. This is accomplished through one on one assistance and partnerships with local businesses and organizations.