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Business Development Links:

  • - Brings together resources from across the U.S. Government to assist American businesses in planning their international sales strategies and succeed in today’s global marketplace.
  • Indiana Commission for Women - Committed to the full participation of women in all aspects of society in order to make Indiana a better place to live, work and raise a family.
  • Key4Women - Is a nationwide network of entrepreneurial women who share their passion for business and success.
  • Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) - Its mission is to enhance the national growth and expansion of minority business enterprises. It is the only federal agency created specifically to foster the establishment and growth of minority owned businesses in America.
  • National Association of Women Business Owners - The voice of America's more than 10 million women-owned businesses representing the fastest growing segment of the market. A dues-based organization with far-reaching clout and impact, a one-stop resource to propelling women business owners into greater economic, social and political spheres worldwide.
  • National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) -For 50+ years, NAWIC has helped women take advantage of the opportunities in construction. Embark on a new career, establish a networking base, be a mentor/mentee, make a difference in your community, continue your education, or invest in great friendships, NAWIC offers a variety of opportunities — large and small.
  • National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) - The leading small business association representing small and independent businesses. A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization founded in 1943 NFIB also gives its members a power in the marketplace. NFIB also provides timely information designed to help small businesses succeed.
  • Network of Women in Business - An organization of professional women who are searching for more from their careers and are seeking deeper connections with like-minded women as a way to build both personal and professional relationships.
  • Partners in Contracting Corporation (PICC) - A one-stop resource center assisting with all aspects of marketing to the federal, state and local governments. A not-for-profit organization, PICC provides marketing and technical assistance and workshop training opportunities throughout the state of Indiana.
  • Secretary of State: Entrepreneur's Guide - Developed to aid in the formation of your business. While not intended to take the place of legal counsel, it enables entrepreneurs to understand certain corporate terms and aids in the continuing existence of a business in Indiana.
  • Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC) -Created to have a positive and measurable impact on the formation, growth, and sustainability of small businesses in Indiana, and to develop a strong entrepreneurial community.
  • Surety Association of Indiana - A not-for-profit business league comprised of professionals that specialize in providing surety credit to construction contractors.
  • Flagship Enterprise Center - A technology based business incubator and growth stage business accelerator, a partnership of Anderson University and the City of Anderson. Helps emerging companies become independently viable through its client-specific Client Support Program.
  • Indiana Minority Supplier Development Council (IMSDC) -Promotes and cultivates successful minority enterprises within the Indiana business community. Serves as an advocate for the economic well-being and growth of IMSDC-certified MBEs; provides a direct connection for corporations that are committed to purchasing products and services from IMSDC-certified MBEs.


Magazine Links:

  • IMBM Magazine​​ - Indiana Minority Business ​Magazine is dedicated to the success of Minority and Woman Owned Business.


Procurement Links:

  • Doing Business with INDOT - Organized to quickly provide consultants and contractors with information needed to research, review, bid upon, coordinate, manage and complete INDOT transportation construction projects.
  • Indiana Toll Road (ITRCC) - Provides suppliers with necessary information and contact details to enable them to offer their products and services. ITRCC publishes planned purchases covering projects, contracts and services along the Indiana Toll Road.
  • Department of Administration Public Works (DAPW) - Manages much of the building construction and maintenance projects for the State of Indiana, including evaluation of construction proposals for feasibility, project design, advertisement of public bids, contracts awards and contract management.
  • Purchasing Division - Is a separate division of the Office of Finance and Management. We are responsible for the procurement of goods, services, public works construction and the disposal of fixed assets.


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