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Building Blocks of Success: IDOT Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Workshops

January 3, 2024

The Illinois Department of Transportation is hosting free virtual workshops in January as part of its continuing Building Blocks of Success series for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firms interested in strengthening their skills, growing their business and bidding on state projects. New and existing DBEs, as well as firms interested in becoming certified in the program, are invited.

Building Blocks of Success will continue through April 2024. Workshop information, including dates and times, is available through Eventbrite at Advance registration is required. 

Questions can be directed to IDOT's Bureau of Small Business Enterprises at (217) 785-4611. For more information on becoming a certified DBE and learning more about available IDOT resources, visit