FBISD SBEP Focus Group

Fort Bend ISD’s Small Business Enterprise Program (SBEP), in partnership with the Houston Community College Small Business Development Program (SBDP), will host its next virtual vendor focus group on Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. online. Register here.

This event is for all trade groups and is open to any small business interested in doing business with the District. Topics to be addressed at the focus group include:

  • The General Contractor/Subcontractor: “Building Relationships” – David Web, Patriot and E-Contractors, Willyann Paz and Irfan Abji
  • Mastering the Maze of Small Business Forms – Jeanette Boleware, FBISD Small Business Coordinator
  • Doing Business with Fort Bend ISD – Jeanette Boleware, FBISD Small Business Coordinator
  • Maximizing Business Opportunities – Veronica Douglas, Manager of Houston Community College Small Business Development Program

The breakout sessions will be:

  • SBE Certification Process – Metro Transit Authority, Port Authority, City of Houston, US SBA
  • Vendor Resources – Gloria Towolawi, Getcorp Payroll Accounting & Tax
  • Financial Aspects – Worley Barker, Texas Capital Bank
  • EDGE Radio TV – Dr. Kiva Davis and Robin Boykin
  • Networking – Milton Thibodeaux, Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum

Fort Bend ISD’s Small Business Enterprise Program (SBEP) was established after the voter-approved passage of the 2014 FBISD Bond. Visit www.fortbendisd.com/sbep to learn more.