Minority Business Office of Colorado
The Minority Business Office (MBO) helps minority-, woman-, and veteran-owned businesses learn how to best market themselves as a certified business and secure government contracts. The office works closely with small business associations, government agencies, state and local chambers, and statewide economic development offices.
The Minority Business Office has an established network of public, private, and government resources that can be leveraged by businesses of all types and sizes to help businesses get in front of the right people and increase prospects locally, nationally, or internationally.
Minority Business Programs and Funding
Advance Colorado Procurement Expo
This annual trade show helps businesses showcase their goods and services to local and state government agencies.
Bid Advance Response Program
This program is a 6-month mentoring program to help small minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses understand and win government bids.
Commerce City Community Bridge Program
This program offers free help, through English and Spanish speaking consultants, to start or expand a business in Commerce City.
Global Trade Activator Program
Training program helps minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses develop and implement their global trading strategy.
Governor’s Minority Business Awards
This award recognizes minority-owned for-profit businesses that contribute to the economic diversity and success of minority communities in Colorado.
Minority Business Consulting
Minority-, women- or veteran-owned businesses can receive free one-on-one consulting services to help you understand all of the certifications available to you.
Minority Business Directory
This directory is Colorado’s most comprehensive database of certified minority-owned businesses.
Pathway to Certifications
Identify which certifications will help your small minority, veteran- and women-owned business bid on and win contracts with local, state, and federal governments.