Learn How to do Business with Metro at Sept. 12 Webinar

Business owners who want to work with SORTA can learn more at a free Check Ohio First webinar on Sept. 12 at 10:30 a.m.

Ohio Dept of Development logoCINCINNATI – Business owners who want to work with government organizations like the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (which operates Metro) and other Ohio transit systems can learn more at a free Check Ohio First webinar on Check Ohio First logoWednesday, September 12 at 10:30 a.m.

Sponsored by the Ohio Department of Development, in cooperation with Metro and the Ohio Department of Transportation, the webinar is part of the “How To Do Ohio Dept of Transportation logoBusiness With” series, which is open to all businesses. Special information for DBE, SBE, MBE, WBE and DOBE vendors will be provided. The Ohio Department of Transportation’s DBE Liaison Officer will also be presenting Ohio’s Unified Certification Program on how to become a Certified DBE Business in the State of Ohio.

To register for this webinar or to learn about other services from the Ohio Department of Development and the Ohio Small Business Development Centers, visit www.CheckOhioFirst.com or call (614) 466-2711.

“You need good information to optimize your opportunities with government organizations like Metro and other Ohio transit systems," said Wright Parkes, Metro Director of Procurement. "The Check Ohio First webinars will provide what you need to know to do business with us and what we’re looking for in our suppliers.”

About the Ohio Department of Development: The Ohio Department of Development works to support business attraction and retention efforts by providing targeted investments that assist in job creation, as well as provides assistance and services to Ohio’s communities and individuals. The Ohio Department of Development works to accelerate and support the teamwork that is necessary for success by providing financial, informational, and technical assistance to those making an investment in Ohio’s future.

Metro is a non-profit, tax-funded public service of the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, providing about 17 million rides per year in Greater Cincinnati.

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