U.S. Small Business Administration
The SBA (U.S. Small Business Administration) business development program consists of three contracting programs and two certification programs to help small businesses compete in the American economy and access the federal procurement market:
Contracting programs target Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB), Historically Under-utilized Business Zone (HUBZone) and 8(a) Business Development Program. Eligibility guidelines are available at
The SBA certification programs apply to Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) and 8(a) Business Development Program. The Boeing Company is a prime contractor of the federal government who supports and recognizes these certifications
Certifications & Organizations
The Boeing Company supports local, state and federal supplier diversity initiatives, certifications and classifications .
Boeing highly encourages and recognizes membership in the following organizations: (membership is not required to do business with us).
National Minority Supplier Development Council
The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)is a membership business organization created to network more than 15,000 minority-owned firms with its 3,500 member corporations who are seeking to purchase goods and services.
NMSDC has more than 39 regional councils across the country. http://www.nmsdc.org
Women's Business Enterprise National Council
The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is an organization formed to advocate and provide growth and development opportunities for women business owners.
WBENC is a national third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women. http://www.wbenc.org
Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council
The Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC) delivers programs and processes to promote and facilitate procurement opportunities between
major corporations in Canada and suppliers of all sizes owned and operated by Canadian aboriginals and minorities. http://www.camsc.ca/
WEConnect International identifies, educates, registers, and certifies women's business enterprises based outside of the U.S.
that are at least 51% owned, managed, and controlled by one or more women, and then connects them with multinational corporate buyers. https://weconnectinternational.org