Business Certification Disadvantaged , Minority and Woman-Owned Businesses
North Central Texas Regional Certification Agency
2261 Brookhollow Plaza Drive , Suite 300 Arlington , TX 76011 817-640-0606 www . nctrca . org
The Agency ( NCTRCA ) is a non-profit representing several public entities and private companies in the Dallas / Fort Worth metropolitan area . Their purpose is to review and determine certification eligibility for companies identified as Disadvantaged , Minority , Woman or Small Business Enterprise for the member agencies . For more information about the certification application process , visit their website homepage .
State of Texas Comptroller Office Historically Underutilized Business ( HUB )
State agencies and public universities are looking to do business with companies certified as Historically Underutilized Business ( HUB ). The good-faith effort ’ s goal involves actively including HUB firms in the Texas procurement process and ensure fair and equitable participation at the state level . To become HUB certified and / or register as a vendor , businesses can create a profile online .
Dallas / Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council
8828 N . Stemmons Freeway , Ste . 550 Dallas , TX 75247 214-630-0747 https :// dfwmsdc . com /
DFW MSDC is one of 23 regional affiliates of the National Minority Supplier Development Council ( NMSDC ) that is committed to fostering a business environment which promotes access and opportunity for minorityowned companies . The Council is comprised of 97 Regional Buying Entity Partners ( private & public agencies ) and 796 diverse certified minority-owned businesses . The Council connects buying entities to certified MBE suppliers . To access the online certification application , visit their website .
Women ’ s Business Council , Southwest
The Women ’ s Business Council - Southwest is one of 14 Regional Partner organizations affiliated with the Women ’ s Business Enterprise National Council ( WBENC ). WBCS serves the North Central Texas , Arkansas , Oklahoma & New Mexico . Along with facilitating the National Council ’ s WBE certification process , WBCS hosts a variety of networking , education and procurement events to connect WBCS members with corporate and government entities .