Networking at the MWBE Forum

Connections to Contracts: Building Meaningful Relationships for Business Success

2023 NYS Regional MWBE Opportunities Expo Series


The New York State Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Regional Opportunities Expo Series brings together various New York State Agencies and Authorities and prime contractors that have a significant presence in all 10 NYS regions to provide MWBE firms with information on contracting opportunities.

This year’s theme is Connections to Contracts: Building Meaningful Relationships for Business Success.

MWBEs will be able network with state procurement officers, MWBE liaisons and private companies, listen in on panels and presentations on contracting opportunities and participate in capacity building workshops.

Below are highlights of a few of the offerings you can expect at the expos:

Networking at the MWBE Forum
  • Local Project Presentations by NYS Agencies and Authorities and Prime Contractors including grantees. You will learn more about the project scope of work and how your business can express interest.
  • Networking with multiple NYS Agencies and Authorities and companies/organizations. Your business can make real-time connections, share details about your services/goods and ask questions.
  • Workshops covering topics including access to capital and financing for your business.

Registration Information:

To confirm your attendance for a NYS Regional MWBE Opportunities Expo, register below today! And remember-you can attend as many as you like!

Region & Event Date Time Registration Link
Brooklyn - MWBE Regional Opportunities Expo
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Register here
Syracuse - MWBE Regional Opportunities Expo
Wednesday, June 28, 2023
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Register here
Buffalo - MWBE Regional Opportunities Expo
Thursday, July 13, 2023
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Register here

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The NYS MWBE Forum will continue to monitor & adhere to COVID-19 safety guidelines and has precautions and plans in place to follow CDC, New York State, and/or local guidelines, which may include but is not limited to reduced capacity for in-person gatherings, social distancing, required masking during indoor components, outdoor opportunities.

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