Hamilton County, IN (August 25th, 2023)– OneZone Chamber announces a new program in partnership with The Gideon Group. This six-week workshop series on becoming State of Indiana Minority, Women, and Veteran Enterprise (MWVE) certified provides prospective XBE businesses with the information and guidance on the certification process to become a certified MWVE supplier in the State of Indiana.
“The Gideon Group is thrilled to announce our continued partnership with OneZone Chamber of Commerce for the XBE Workshop Series. This is a fantastic opportunity to provide Hamilton County’s diverse array of business owners the roadmap to becoming a women, minority, or veteran-owned enterprise. These series of empowering workshops will ignite the entrepreneurial spirit and drive even greater success in our county. ” States Terry Dove Pittman, Owner of The Gideon Group.
The workshop will cover key areas such as introduction to MWVE certification, eligibility criteria, the application process, review, and evaluation, maintaining the certification and leveraging opportunities, and resources and support.
“We know that the process to become a certified in the state of Indiana is difficult and we believe that with this new program we will help in the process to become certified. We are excited to welcome our first 25 businesses to the class starting in October.” states Jack Russell, President and CEO of OneZone Chamber of Commerce.
Applications open Monday, September 18th with a deadline of September 29th. Applications can be found at onezonechamber.com and click on the initiative tab. The program aims to empower XBE businesses seeking MWVE certification in the State of Indiana by providing them with a comprehensive understanding of the process, requirements, and benefits.