“The Philadelphia MBDA Business Center is a great resource for Minority Business Enterprises because of their expertise in strategic planning and their ability to identify key partners that some entrepreneurs may have overlooked.” – Michael Pearson, Union Packaging
The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is an agency of the United States Department of Commerce that promotes the growth and global competitiveness of businesses owned & operated by minority entrepreneurs.
The MBDA Business Center-Pennsylvania’s strategic focus is to maximize the job creation for Pennsylvania – New Jersey - Delaware minority business entrepreneurs (MBEs).
Access to Capital and Financial Management
Our business advisors offer extensive experience in:
Our services include individualized strategic and business planning, staffing, organizational structure consulting, and general business advising.
Access to Contracts and Markets
MBDA business development specialists provide procurement assistance to help minority-owned firms do business with federal, state, and local governments as well as private corporations.
Additional services include private sector contract identification, market expansion, and specialized certification assistance (e.g. 8(a), MBE, as well as Small Disadvantaged Business).
Global Business Development
MBDA Business Centers have the relationships and expertise necessary to expand export and import opportunities.
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Fees charged will be based on the service provided. Please contact Victoria Hosendorf (vhosendorf [at] mbcpa [dot] com) for additional details and application information.