Metra's DBE Certification Virtual Workshop
Thursday, March 25, 2021
10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Online

Metra’s Office of Diversity & Business Enterprise and the College of DuPage Business Development Center are partnering to educate small, minority and women-owned businesses about becoming a certified Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) firm.   

Far South Procurement & Government Contracting 101 Series

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Chicago Developers Conference

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
216 W. Jackson Chicago IL 60606

A virtual two-day conference featureing developers behind some of Chicago's most exciting new property developments.

Metra’s Auburn Park Station Project, Prime & DBE Networking Event

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Metra will be hosting a networking event for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) firms and prime construction firms to meet and discuss building a relationship for the Auburn Park Station project.

Doing Business with Metra Webinar

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Join us to learn about Metra’s procurement process and upcoming opportunities; quality management program; insurance and contract requirements; and DBE certification.

Chicago MSDC: Connecting the Dots: Business S.O.S

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The 54th Annual CBOF conference theme, Connecting the Dots: Business S.O.S. – Synergies! Opportunities! Solutions! is all about looking forward, embracing change, identifying opportunities and creating synergies that exponentially expand our thinking, our sustainability, and our growth.

Sponsoring Organization:
Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council

“On Track to Success” Virtual Vendor Fair

Wednesday, August 25, 2021
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Small Business Development & Growth Virtual Series

  • “Power of the Statement of Interest”
    • Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    • Click here to view the workshop presentation.  
  • DBE Certification 101 Workshop
    • Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    • Click here to view the workshop presentation.  
  • “Understanding the Importance of the Balance Sheet”
    • Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
  • “I’m Certified Now What?”
    • Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
  • “DBE Compliance Requirements for Bid/Proposal Submissions” Virtual Workshop
    • Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

 

 

To request more information or to register, contact Metra’s Office of Diversity & Business Enterprise at metradbe@metrarr.com.