ID-100100143The Ohio Certification Center is here to help you get your business certified as a:

  • Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
    • State of Ohio
    • City of Columbus
  • Female Business Enterprise (FBE)
    • City of Columbus
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
    • Columbus City Schools (LEDE)
    • Ohio Department of Transportation
  • EDGE (Encouraging Diversity Equity and Growth)

We can meet business owners individually or make  presentations before small groups.  Our experts can help take the mystery out of  the certification process.

“Great class!…lots of helpful information…concise & thorough. Thank you for sharing your wisdom”
“Ronda’s a wonderfully fun instructor.  She made this easy to understand”
State spends over $165 millions with MBEs

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The Basics of MBE/EDGE/FBE Certification workshops

The Kasich Administration, through the Ohio Department of Administrative Services, is working to increase participation by minority and women-owned businesses in state contracts. Many of these opportunities will require MBE (minority business enterprise) or EDGE (Encouraging Diversity Growth and Equity) Certification.

Attend this information packed workshop taught by certification expert Ronda Watson Barber. Learn about the various certifying programs and what documents need to be submitted with your application.

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