Are you a Maryland Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Construction Focused Company?DBE Definition DBE Qualifications
Do you wish to secure government contracts?
Do you wish to obtain more government contracts?
The State Highway Administration (SHA) Business Development Accelerator Program (BDAP) can assist you in doing so by helping you to:
We support your business efforts by committing to:
Step 1. To begin the enrollment process, you must first register on the SBDC eCenter "Sign up for counseling".
If you are an existing business and would like to meet with a consultant, let's get started!
Sales are fine, I'm looking for specific technical help.
If you are a current SBDC client, please update your account and add the comment that you wish to enroll in the SHA BDAP.
Log-in located in upper right corner of eCenter
If you are not a current SBDC client, please proceed with the New Client Signup process:
New Client Signup located in left margin of eCenter
Either status please note in the comment section that you wish to enroll in the SHA BDAP program.
Once you have completed the eCenter account update or new registration, please send a confirmation email to Lesley and Ann along with your capability statement. After you have met with your local SBDC Consultant they will make the referral to the SHA BDAP team, at which point either Lesley or Ann will contact you. Should you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to email or call directly.
Ann Frank, Outreach Coordinator; firstname.lastname@example.org - 301-539-4688
Lesley Quattlebaum, Project Manager; email@example.com - 301-539-4687
Although the SHA BDAP program is supported through the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Southern Maryland's Regional Office which is housed on the College of Southern Maryland’s La Plata Campus, the work and collective objective serve the state of Maryland’s broad reach of business communities.