The Sheltered Market Program (SMP) is a race and gender neutral program to promote full and equal business opportunity for all persons looking to do business with the City of Memphis. This program is designed to provide opportunities for certified small businesses in city contracting and procurement through the Sheltered Market Program.
El Programa de Sheltered Market (SMP) es un programa para promover la igualdad de oportunidades de negocios e igual para todas las personas que buscan hacer negocios con la ciudad de Memphis. Este programa está diseñado para proporcionar oportunidades de certificados a las pequeñas empresas en la contratación de la ciudad y adquisiciones del Programa de Sheltered Market.
At this year’s Symposium, the vendors will have a networking
opportunity in a matchmaking forum with procurement officials
from each Division with the City of Memphis, QuasiGovernment
Agencies and City partners. There will be plenty of
opportunities to ask detailed questions about specific upcoming opportunities …
We look to increase city contracting opportunities for small,
minority/diverse and women owned businesses. While
increasing the number of certified firms on the city’s registry
who have the required skills and the capacity to perform is
important, its equally important to eliminate barriers to doing
business with the City Of Memphis where we can ….
The City of Memphis Office of Business Diversity & Compliance is
partnering with Start Co to create a 12- week minority business
accelerator called Propel. Propel was designed to build capacity
with existing minority companies through enhancement of
business models through offering a series of hands-on
programming, mentor opportunities, technical resources and