Small & Local Business Enterprise Office
The mission of the Small and Local Business Enterprise Office (S/LBE) is to create economic opportunity by certifying the availability of the following entities to the City of Boston:
- Small & Local Business Enterprise (SLBE)
- Minority Owned Business Enterprise (MBE)
- Woman Owned Business Enterprise (WBE)
- Veteran Owned Small Business Enterprise (VOSBE)*.
The S/LBE office advocates on behalf of these businesses to help them compete successfully for City contracts as well as in the Boston area's economy as a whole.
*Veteran Owned Businesses must be certified by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.