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DBE Certification - Updated with New Rules!

Thu 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Government Contracting

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Come learn about how to get DBE Certified under the new 2024 rules!

This webinar is essential for any small business interested in applying for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certification in the state of Colorado. We've updated the information to include the new rules passed by USDOT that will go into effect on May 9, 2024.

You'll learn about eligibility, benefits of participating in the program, and what's new. We'll answer your questions and provide a free follow up application review. If your business is minority or woman-owned and you would like to gain a competitive advantage in bidding on CDOT and other local agency projects, this webinar is a great place to start.

What You'll Learn:

  • Find out if your small business meets the eligibility criteria to become certified
  • Learn about the application process and how to ensure acceptance
  • Gain an understanding of program benefits and supportive services
  • Discover how to find DBE opportunities as a prime and subcontractor

Suggested Audience:

Small minority and woman-owned businesses interested in applying for DBE certification and/or those interested in contracting with CDOT and other agencies that receive funding from USDOT.


Cathy Kramer is the Statewide Program Manager for Connect2DOT and owner of Caddis LLC, a DBE-certified business and marketing consulting firm specializing in small business program development and support services for companies in the transportation industry. She has been a consultant to CDOT for 18 years providing technical assistance to DBE/ESB firms and supporting the development and outreach of CDOT’s DBE/ESB Programs. She is an expert in small and disadvantaged certification rules and regulations.

Registration Instructions:

  • Click the Register Online button below to complete your registration with the Denver Metro SBDC.
  • After you have completed the registration click Continue to add your name to the GoToWebinar session.
  • You will then receive an email with a link to join after you complete the registration.

Fee: No Cost

Phone: 719-549-3245


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