Delaware ensures chances for all small businesses

Delaware ensures chances for all small businesses

Small businesses providing professional, construction, manufacturing and architectural and engineering services are gaining traction in the marketplace and seeking increased business opportunities within the state. There are countless small businesses run by men and women with decades of experience and knowledge in their respective industries in Delaware.

Many of these small businesses have the opportunity to compete for contracts to provide public works, goods and services to state government.

But “many” is not good enough. Executive Order No. 44, signed earlier this year, “ensures representation of minority and/or women business enterprises, veteran-owned businesses, and businesses owned by individuals with disabilities in Delaware’s supplier diversity initiatives.”

Simply put, this landmark executive order makes sure that all small businesses have the same chance at doing business with the state of Delaware. To exclude anyone would not only be a disservice to them but also to the state. To find the best company for any job, we must leave no stone unturned.

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