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Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Quick Links

The links below are a directory of DBE related resources. 

  • DBE Certification: In order to participate in the DBE program a firm must be certified.
  • DBE Supportive Services: This service is provided at no charge to firms seeking IDOT DBE certification, to IDOT certified DBE firms, to IL UCP DBE certified firms who have an IDOT contract and to prime contractors doing business with IDOT.
  • DBE WorkshopsIDOT strives to bring new and innovative workshops, seminars, and informative webinars to the public to assist them in doing business with IDOT, developing skills to becoming more competitive on IDOT projects, and to be aware of policy and procedure changes.
  • DBE FAQ: Frequently asked questions regarding the DBE program.
  • ILUCP DBE Directory: A listing of all certified DBE firms' name, address, contact information, work categories and work location preferences.
  • Today's Challenge Tomorrow's Reward Conference: IDOT’s annual “Today’s Challenge, Tomorrow’s Reward” (TCTR) Conference provides opportunities for DBEs and subcontractors to network with prime contractors and acquire information on programs, policy changes, strategic networking, best practices and specific skill development. .