PEOPLETALK SPEAKER SERIES
wednesdAY, november 7, 2018
Join us in San Antonio on November 7 for PeopleTalk with Elijah May of The Experience Firm.
Elijah May is co-founder and managing partner of The Experience Firm, a customer experience consultancy focused on building brands and driving word of mouth. Elijah’s career as a brand strategist spans over two decades and began at his alma mater, the University of Southern California, where he managed the University’s appearance in commercials, TV shows and movies. Since moving to Austin in 2006, he has launched numerous startups, lectured at every college and University in town, and designed customer experiences for some of the world’s most famous brands. His personal mission is to help companies realize the ROI of investing in people.
When: Wednesday, November 7 from 11:30am – 1:00pm
Where: PeopleFund San Antonio, MAUC Center
2300 W. Commerce St. #309
Certification 101: Overview and Application Forms Review
The City of Austin’s Small & Minority Business Resources Department (SMBR) invites for-profit business owners interested in working with government contracts are invited to learn more about small and minority business enterprise certifications and how they can be used as a marketing tool for businesses that are qualified.
- Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE) and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) for City of Austin funded contracts and projects
- Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) for federally-funded aviation, transportation, and highway projects such as Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Cap Metro), Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA) and Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)
- Small Business Enterprise (SBE) which is a race and gender neutral certification for single scoped construction projects.
The City also has an agreement with the State of Texas to review applications for Historically Underutilized Business Enterprise (HUB) certification when application is submitted with MBE/WBE or DBE application. If approved, qualified HUB candidates will receive their certificate from the State of Texas.