The National Disadvantage Business Enterprise Association Round Table is a statewide construction trade association that consist of prime companies, sub contractors and a wide range of suppliers. Many companies specialize in new construction, REHAP construction, tunnel construction and high speed rail construction. Some of our customers are The Michigan Department of Transportation, The Federal Aviation Administration, and The Federal Transit Administration. Services administered are but not limited to road and bridge, utility, excavation sewer and water and specialty construction throughout the state of Michigan.
The National DBE Association Round Table supports the interests of the industry by promoting and protecting it's members. Our Association's top priority is to advocate for and secure adequate long- term contracts in Michigan's statewide infrastructure.
Our goal is to help DBEs to make eligibility and provide information for DBE companies to compete successfully in the market place. Our only focus is to assist DBEs with necessary information that will help them secure contracts that are valuable and lucrative.
To be the leading Association for Consulting with DBEs to advance their businesses and to uphold the intergrity of business ethics while promoting excellence
in supplier and service fields.
The mission is to provide a forum for economic collaboration, leading edge educational programming, and political advocacy programs that benefit it’s member's firms.
ADVOCATE FOR DBE
We seek to achieve the Following objectives:
(a) To ensure nondiscrimination in the award and administration of DOT-assisted contracts in the Department's highway, transit, and airport financial assistance programs;
(b) To create a level playing field on which DBEs can compete fairly for DOT-assisted contracts;
(c) To ensure that the Department's DBE program is narrowly tailored in accordance with applicable law;
(d) To ensure that only firms that fully meet this part's eligibility standards are permitted to participate as DBEs;
(e) To help remove barriers to the participation of DBEs in DOT-assisted contracts;
(f) To promote the use of DBEs in all types of federally-assisted contracts and procurement activities conducted by recipients.
(g) To assist the development of firms that can compete successfully in the marketplace outside the DBE program; and
(h) To provide appropriate flexibility to recipients of Federal financial assistance in establishing and providing opportunities for DBEs.
[64 FR 5126, Feb. 2, 1999, as amended at 79 FR 59592, Oct. 2, 2014]
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