NJ State Certifications & Private Contracting Workshop

Prepare for state SBE, WBE, MBE and DVOSB certification and find state and private contracting opportunities.

23 Apr
Price: $100.00

Rutgers Newark SBDC, 25 James Street, Newark NJ 07102

Every day, government agencies and large corporations spend billions on goods and services from small businesses. The Rutgers Newark SBDC wants to ensure that businesses owned by minorities, veterans and women are at the forefront of success. This workshop will help you to position your businesses so that you can compete for business opportunities with the City, State and Private Sector companies.

This workshop will educate prospective New Jersey applicants on how to submit a successful Registration or Certification Application (WBE/MBE/SBE/VOB) with the state of New Jersey. The training will provide helpful tips and information to complete a winning application.

  • Learn which requests are relevant to your organizational structure
  • Review the applications to determine how to present your responses
  • Learn how to write a winning resume to reflect your work experience and the firm's niche market to ensure that it reflects your business
  • Review the importance of your firm's services overview


Jinni Rock-Bailey

Jinni Rock-Bailey is the President of Rock-Bailey Enterprises, Inc. a human resources consulting firm. She is considered a best practices guru in the fields of Human Resources, small business consulting and management training. She has created a successful practice through her ability to teach by sharing.

John Cronin
State of New Jersey Certification Auditor

John Cronin is a Certification Auditor with The State of New Jersey Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services. His job is to review and approve State of New Jersey certification applications for women and minority businesses. (MBE; WBE: MWBE). He also reviews and approves New Jersey Small Business Vendor Registration applications (SBE), Veteran Owned Business (VOB), and Service Related Veteran Owned Business (DVOB)


Cost to attend: $100.00
Sorry, no cash will be accepted for registration for this event
Advanced payment on Eventbrite will guarantee your SEAT. First come, first served policy applied.

You can cancel your ticket(s) to our event within 7 days of the scheduled date by requesting in writing to rnsbdc@business.rutgers.edu. Cancellations received less than 7 days  before the scheduled event WILL NOT BE REFUNDED. An internal credit will be given to you to attend the event at a later date and you will be offered 1 year to redeem this credit. We require a 2 week advance notice to schedule you for the next available event.
Any tickets purchased tickets that results in a "No Show" to the event will not be refunded. By not showing up for the event you have forfeited money paid and previous internal credit offered.


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If you have any further questions, please contact Rutgers Newark SBDC at (973) 353-5950 | rnsbdc@business.rutgers.edu

Additional dates

This event also takes place on:

  • Jul 23rd at 9:00am
  • Oct 29th at 9:00am