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Navigating Minority & Woman-Owned Business Certification (Apr)

April 9 @ 12:00 pm CDT


About the event

Ever thought of applying for government or corporate contracts? Will certifications give you access to more opportunities? And if so, what certifications should you have?


It’s time to stop the confusion! Our Host Bistany Bass, Executive Director of WenSouth – Nashville, will explain the different Minority and Women Owned Business Certifications and how these certifications can help you.


Believe it or not, sometimes these certifications are not needed to ensure success and growth for your company. Bistany will cover all these scenarios and answer the questions you have regarding your specific business.

Join us!

Instructor: Bistany Bass

Bistany Bass is the executive director of the newly opened Women’s Business Center Nashville.

The Women’s Business Enterprise Council South (WBEC South), a regional partner organization of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), received a grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to launch the Women’s Business Center Nashville. The Women’s Business Centers are a national network of 138 centers that offer one-on-one counseling, training, networking, workshops, technical assistance, and mentoring to women entrepreneurs on numerous business development topics, including business startup, financial management, marketing and procurement. WBC Nashville is located downtown in the INK Building at 613 Ewing Avenue inside the WB Collective, a women’s co-working space on the second floor. To sign up to be a client and receive free services of the WBC Nashville: https://wbecsouth.ecenterdirect.com/signup.

Prior to joining WBC Nashville, Bistany served as the chief operating officer and human resources manager for the past five years at Imagen, LLC, a woman-owned company that designs and builds trade show booths, museum displays and custom interiors.