2017 MED Week Awards Luncheon
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Who we are: MBDA is an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce that helps to create and sustain U.S. jobs by promoting the growth and global competitiveness of businesses owned and operated by minority entrepreneurs. Through a national network of MBDA Business Centers (yes! you have one here in El Paso) and a wide range of domestic and international strategic partners, we provide Agency clients with technical assistance and access to capital, contract, and new markets opportunities to create new jobs.
Who we serve:Our clients are businesses owned by African Americans, Asian Americans, Hasidic Jews, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, and Pacific Islanders. These companies are fast-growing, innovative, and represented in every industry sector in the United States.
Minority-owned firms contribute over $1.4 trillion in annual economic output to the U.S. economy and directly account for 7.2 million U.S. jobs.
The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), a job-creating agency, leads Federal efforts to promote the growth and global competitiveness of America’s minority business community. The El Paso MBC understands and educates our clients in the value of diversification of their businesses. If you are an existing business looking to expand or maintain your growth, contact us today. Read about our services in the Growing my Business Section.
The El Paso MBC also provides valuable research & development, allowing clients to access local and national demographics and statistics, and assisting in marketing analysis and research. We provide assistance to qualified businesses to obtain valuable business certifications, thereby increasing the number of certified businesses for procurement opportunities; and enhancing the ability for growing minority owned businesses to compete for procurement contracts for corporations, local, state, and federal agencies; and provide hands-on bilingual technical assistance to support new markets for small and minority owned businesses.
Meet your local MBDA Business Center:
Business Development Specialist
Business Development Specialist/ Advocacy
For more information about any of the services provided, or to schedule an appointment with one of our business development specialists, contact the MBDA Business Center-El Paso at 915.351.6232.