Minority Business Opportunity Center (MBOC)

To promote access to key decision makers in the public and private sectors , facilitate the brokering of contracts and financial transactions, and identify and coordinate local business resources to benefit minority business entrepreneurs.

Facilitate business opportunities for minority businesses
through the utilization of public and private sector organizations that provide minority business owners/individuals with enhanced access to the marketplace by identifying and brokering procurement and contract awards, marketing and sales opportunities, financing transactions and potential joint ventures or merger and acquisitions; by promoting relationship building and sharing of business information between organizations in a geographic service area; by conducting media outreach, by disseminating economic data, by sponsoring workshops, conferences and seminars within service area; and by maintaining inventories of resources such as bid opportunities, sources of debt and equity funds, business ownership possibilities such as franchises, and prospective joint venture partners.

Agency - Department of Commerce

The Department of Commerce fosters and promotes the nation's economic development and technological advancement through vigilance in international trade policy, domestic business policy and growth, and promoting economic progress at all levels.

Office - Contact the nearest Minority Business Development Agency Regional Office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Website Address

http://www.mbda.gov