The Office of Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (OMWBE) is responsible for ensuring that the Office of General Services (OGS) and its hosted agencies comply with the provisions of New York State Executive Law, Article 15A and the rules and regulations set forth in 5NYCRR, Part 140 – 144. These policies are intended to promote and encourage participation by minority and women-owned businesses in state contracting opportunities.
|ESD Regional Opportunities Expo||March 8, 2018 - Cancelled||Events begin at 8:00am||Empire State Plaza,
|2018 SOMOS Albany Conference||March 9th-11th, 2018||8:30am - 4:30pm||Empire State Plaza,
|ESD Regional Opportunities Expo||March 16, 2018||Events begin at 8:00am||Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, Middletown Campus, 60 Prospect Avenue,
|2018 NASPO Exchange||March 19th-20th, 2018||7:00am - 5:00pm||New York Marriot Marquis,
New York, NY 10036
|National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), NYS MWBE Showcase||March 27th, 2018||5:00pm - 8:00pm||The Century House, 997 Loudon Rd. Latham,
|2018 North Country Matchmaker||April 4, 2018||7:30am - 2:00pm||Hilton Garden Inn Watertown/Thousand Islands, 1290 Arsenal Street, Watertown,
|Dr. King Career Fair||April 12, 2018||11:00am - 3:00pm||ESP Convention Center,
OGS Compliance and Reporting Forms for Commodity & Service Contracts, Consultant Contracts, and Construction Contracts.
See utilization plans submitted by bidders for OGS contracts including commodities, services, technology, consultants and construction. OGS also posts utilization plans for its hosted agencies, including Division of State Liquor Authority, Alcohol and Beverage Control, Board of Elections, and Division of Veterans' Affairs.
Empire State Development's Division of Minority and Women's Business Development certifies minority and women-owned businesses. Learn more about eligibility, application options – including fast track application, and how to apply on the Empire State Development website.
Search Empire State Development's online directory for certified MWBE firms.
Office of Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises
New York State Office of General Services
Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12242
Tel: (518) 486-9284
Fax: (518) 486-9285