ADOT’s DBE Supportive Services program provides a variety of training and technical assistance opportunities for DBEs and SBCs. Call them at 602.712.7761 or 602.712.4897 or email them at DBESupportiveservices@azdot.gov for more information.
Services offered include regional DBE conferences, business development workshops, project-specific networking events and DBE expos. There is an online DBE academy, a mentor/protégé program, a business development program, outreach newsletters, bid matching, and free plans and specification reviews. On a limited basis, ADOT’s supportive services program provides one-on-one business counseling.
In addition to ADOT’s supportive services program, there are many other organizations, programs and services out there to help DBEs and small businesses prosper.
This section provides information on several areas, including