AMAC’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)/Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Liaison Officer & Program Administrators Training is a comprehensive, content-rich course designed to provide in-depth training to DBE/ACDBE and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Liaison Officer (DBELO) professionals, from beginner through intermediate experience levels. We aim to connect current and future DBE professionals with subject-matter experts in the DBE/ACDBE contract compliance industry.

DBE/ACDBE Liaison Officer & Program Administrators Trainings are NOT included in the conference registration fee. You can add to your registration or only participate in the training. 

Day 1 (Certification Intensive)

Saturday, August 3, 2024 | 8:00 am–5:30 pm

  • Focus: This training will focus on the ins and outs of DBE and ACDBE certification. In addition to reviewing standards and procedures for DBE and ACDBE certification, it will include information on using current federal tax forms and schedules to determine the business size and Personal Net Worth (PNW) calculation.
  • New This Year: Impact of new business size threshold and New DBE/ACDBE Final Rules on certification standards and procedures.

Day 2 (Program Administration)

Sunday, August 4, 2024 | 8:00 am–5:30 pm

  • Focus: This training will cover all the detailed essentials of 49 CFR Part 26 and Part 23 needed by hands-on program administrators, including goal setting, the small business element, procurement, good faith efforts, terminations and substitutions, monitoring, reporting and shortfall analysis.  Additionally, considerations and tips on reviewing ACDBE joint venture agreements will be discussed.
  • New This Year: Impact of New DBE/ACDBE Final Rules on Program Administration.
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Meet Your Instructor: Denise Bailey

Vice President, Business Diversity & Accessibility,
Philadelphia International Airport

With over 30 years of experience focusing on government compliance in grants management, civil rights, construction management and training, Denise Bailey is driving diversity and accessibility at the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). She works with a skilled and engaged team to maintain compliance with the U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration’s business diversity and accessibility requirements and continue the PHL’s excellent track record as a regional economic engine.