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USDOT’s 2017 Bonding Education Program (BEP)

October 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The US Department of Transportation (USDOT), in partnership with Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), Surety and Fidelity Association of America (SFAA), and the Southwest Detroit Business Association (SDBA)


2017 USDOT’s Bonding Education Program (BEP) in Detroit

Many small businesses face difficulty in accessing sufficient bonding and financing to grow their business. The USDOT’s BEP is designed to provide small and disadvantaged businesses tools and resources required to compete for transportation projects. BEP participants will have an opportunity to learn more about this program, about procurement opportunities on federal and municipal contracts, meet one-to-one with surety and lending representatives, and other small business resources to advance their business. This session will assist your success with certifications and procurement opportunities with bonding and lending. Sessions begin October 18, 2017 from 2:00 PM – 6:30 PM

To register click here or call Jacki Reyes at 312.425.9500 or email jreyes@ihccbusiness.net

Sessions held at:

Michigan Department of Transportation
Detroit Operations and Service Center (DOSC)
1060 W. Fort Street – Fisher Conference Room, 2nd Floor
Detroit, Michigan 48226
(Park in the back of the building- gated lot)

To be considered for this program, applicants must be primary owner for a business that meets the following criteria:

  • In business for at least two consecutive years
  • Annual revenue of at least $250,000
  • Good credit standing (business and personal)
  • Prior transportation infrastructure construction or heavy construction work experience (preferred)
  • Have at least one of the following certifications:
    • DBE
    • Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business
    • Women-Owned Small Business
    • Veteran Owned Small Business
    • Small Disadvantaged Business
    • Hub Zone
    • MMSDC

For more information about the program contact:
Ann Williams – Williamsa3@michigan.gov or 248.302.6219
Jacki Reyes – jreyes@ihccbusiness.net or 312.425.9500


October 18, 2017
2:00 pm - 6:30 pm