The Office of Communications Business Opportunities promotes competition and innovation in telecommunications ownership and information services. The office also supports opportunities for small, women-owned, and minority-owned communications businesses.
Sanford S. Williams
Communications Business Opportunities Headlines
The Access to Capital Working Group of the FCC's Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment (ACDDE) and the FCC’s Media Bureau are co-hosting this virtual symposium via WebEx on November 6, 2020 from 9:00 am-5:00 pm. To view the agenda visit: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-20-1252A2.pdf. To view the public notice visit: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-20-1252A1.pdf.
The FCC’s Digital Empowerment and Inclusion Working Group, part of the FCC’s Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment (ACDDE), the FCC’s Media Bureau, and the Internet Association, a member organization of the ACDDE will be hosting a virtual showcase on the Zoom platform titled “Technology Opportunities Supplier Diversity Showcase”. This webinar is scheduled for Friday, October 23, 2020 from 1:00 pm -5:30 pm. Panels will include: “Show Me The Money! Traditional and Alternative Sources of Capital”; and “How to Pivot in a COVID-19 World: Opportunities and Reinvention Strategies for Diverse Communications Businesses.,” For the public notice and agenda visit: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-20-1240A1.pdf; To register for the event visit: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GW0PCaEdRRipR0mktLcvpQ; https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-20-1240A1.pdf
The SBA helps women entrepreneurs launch new businesses and compete in the marketplace. Connect with the training and funding opportunities specifically for women.
A series of 9 short videos designed to educate the public on topics pertaining to small, minority, and women-owned businesses and the various functions of the FCC Office of Communications Business Opportunities.
SBA works with a number of local partners to counsel, mentor, and train small businesses. The SCORE Association, supported by SBA, is a nonprofit association of thousands of volunteer business counselors throughout the U.S. and its territories. SCORE members are trained to serve as counselors.
The Health and Human Services are sponsoring vendor outreach sessions and other business-related events from across the government.