Office of Business Opportunity

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OBO Mission Statement

 

The Office of Business Opportunity is committed to creating a competitive and diverse business environment in the City of Houston by promoting the growth and success of local small businesses, with special emphasis on historically underutilized groups by ensuring their meaningful participation in the government procurement process.

 

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Business Development

 

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Contract Compliance and Reporting

 

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Calendar of Events

 

The Office of Business Opportunity is dedicated to providing capacity and skills building opportunities for small business owners and potential entrepreneurs. Schedule to attend and take advantage of the many events and programs that we provide throughout the year to help you grow your business.

 

About the Director

 

Carlecia Wright

 

Carlecia D. Wright, is the Director for the Office of Business Opportunity. In April 2011, Ms. Wright was appointed by Mayor Parker to ensure that the City’s small, minority, women-owned and disadvantaged business enterprises have meaningful participation in the city’s procurement process ...

 

 

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Contact Us

 

Office of Business Opportunity

Carlecia D. Wright, Director
611 Walker, 7th Floor
Houston, TX 77002
PHONE: 832.393.0600
FAX: 832.393.0622

E-Mail: director.obo@houstontx.gov

 

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Insights to Opportunity Newsletter

 

Champions of Diversity

 

 

 

Pre-Bid Requirements

 

 

Good Faith Efforts Policy Review Video

-- (1h16m run time)

 

 

"[OBO] wants to take this opportunity to provide an informational session on how OBO assesses whether a contract whose participation plan falls short of the advertised MWBE goal has made the requisite Good Faith Efforts under the City’s policy."

OBO Speaker Request Form

 

This form has been designed to help coordinate the participation of the City of Houston Office of Business Opportunity at community events.  Please submit an application to OBO at least 4 weeks prior to the anticipated date of the event/meeting.  We will respond to you within 48 hours (or 2 business days)
of the initial request.

 

OBO CONTACT PERSON: 
aad.events@houstontx.gov
611 Walker St., 7th Floor
Houston, Texas  77002

 

 

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Partners With A Purpose

 

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Ten Thousand Small Businesses

 

Women's Business Enterprise Alliance

 

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Partners with a Purpose

 

OBO Advisory Board