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 - Mid-Hudson/Poughkeepsie||March 16, 2017||Marist College, Murray Student Center, 3399 North Road, Poughkeepsie, NY|
|National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Annual WBE Showcase||March 21, 2017||5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.||The Century House Latham, NY|
|Somos El Futuro 30th Anniversary Conference||March 24 & 25, 2017||10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.||Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY|
|2017 North Country Matchmaker||March 28, 2017||Hilton Garden Inn, 1290 Arsenal St, Watertown, NY|
|ESD Regional Opportunities Expo - NYC/Bronx||April 13, 2017||Lehman College, Music Building, 250 Bedford Park Blvd, West, Bronx, NY|
|ESD Regional Opportunities Expo-Finger Lakes/Rochester||April 20, 2017||Rochester Educational Opportunity Center, 161 Chestnut Street, Rochester NY|
|2017 Small Business Matchmaker & Expo||May 10, 2017||8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.||Buffalo, NY|
|ESD Regional Opportunities Expo-North Country/Plattsburgh||May 18, 2017||Clinton Community College, Stafford Technology Center; 136 Clinton Point Drive, Plattsburgh, NY|
|ESD Regional Opportunities Expo-Southern Tier/Elmira||June 1, 2017||The Clemens Center, 207 Clemens Center Parkway, Elmira, NY|
|2017 SBA Albany Matchmaker||June 20, 2017||8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.||The Albany Marriott|
|ESD Regional Opportunities Expo-Syracuse/Central NY||June 22, 2017||The Oncenter, Nicholas J. Pirro Convention Center, 800 South State Street, Syracuse, NY|
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