SDO promotes the participation of certified businesses in public and private
purchasing and contracting programs. Listed below are the following services
designed to meet the needs of the minority and woman-owned business
communities. SDO also assists with new legislative and policy proposals that
facilitate the involvement of minorities and women in the mainstream of the
Procurement and Marketing
SDO provides a resource and referral service for certified firms with
information about federal, state, municipal and private sector procurement
opportunities, bidding and contracting, financial resources, business
assistance agencies and organizations, business membership and networking
organizations. The agency also posts directories of its certified firms.
SDO issues a quarterly newsletter, the Certified Business Bulletin (CBB), that
covers topics of current interest to Massachusetts SDO certified firms. Read
our CBB and find out about issues and events that may provide more
opportunities for your business. SDO also maintains and distributes information about busihness resources and marketing material.