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Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Certification

Tue 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Facilitated by Denver Metro SBDC
Topic: Government Contracting

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This webinar is essential for any small business interested in applying for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certification in the state of Colorado. You'll learn about the eligibility and requirements for DBE certification and the benefits of participating in the program. We'll answer your questions and provide a free follow up application review for participants. 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 for you.

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.


  • Please 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

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