Listed and Registered MBE Service

If EMSDC certification is not the right fit for your business at this time, new options allow you to participate and be included in our database.

Registered MBEs

A Registered Minority Business Enterprise (Registered MBE) goes through a limited review process where inquiries and analytical procedures determine if ethnic minorities have a substantial ownership interest in a business.​ Having your business verified by a third-party as a Registered MBE with the EMSDC provides ethnic minority-owned companies in Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware with valuable access to: ​

  • Professional development and training
  • Regional advocacy for ethnic minority businesses
  • Premium networking events and access to D2D (Diverse to Diverse) business opportunities
  • Placement in our Registered Minority Business Enterprise database
  • Access to communications highlighting events and bidding opportunities by our public and private business partners

Criteria:

  • Must be a for-profit enterprise
  • Must be at least 51% ethnic minority-owned
  • Must be owned by the individual(s) belonging to the following groups: Black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, Asian Indian, and Native American
  • Must be located in EMSDC’s territory (Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, Delaware)
  • Must complete the online application

Apply Now:

Listed MBEs

A Listed Minority Business Enterprise (Listed MBE) goes through a limited review process where inquiries and analytical procedures determine if ethnic minorities have a substantial ownership interest in a business.​ Having your business included as a Listed MBE with the EMSDC provides ethnic minority businesses in Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware with valuable access to:​

  • Premium networking events and D2D (Diverse to Diverse) business opportunities
  • Placement in our Listed Minority Business Enterprise database
  • Access to communications highlighting events and bidding opportunities by our public and private business partners

Criteria:

  • Must be a for-profit enterprise
  • At least 50% ethnic minority-owned
  • Must be owned by the individual(s) belonging to the following groups: Black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, Asian Indian, and Native American
  • Must be located in EMSDC’s territory (Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, Delaware)
  • Must complete the online application

Apply Now:

If you have any questions, please contact Darius Hurst-Rodney, dhurst-rodney@emsdc.org or 215-569-1005