We’re very pleased to announce that Capital Pixel is now a Certified Business Enterprise (CBE) in the District of Columbia. As stated on the dcsmallbiz website,
The business certification program in the District of Columbia registers a company into a DC agency database and labels it as a Certified Business Enterprise (CBE). The District directs spending to these DC-based businesses that support and contribute to job creation and the city tax base, which in turn results in a much stronger local economy.
Businesses with CBE certification receive preferred procurement and contracting opportunities. The District directs spending to these DC-based businesses that support and contribute to job creation and the city tax base, which in turn results in a much stronger local economy. Each agency, including an agency that contracts or procures through the Office of Contracting and Procurement (OCP), must exercise its contracting and procurement authority so as to meet, on an annual basis, the goal of procuring and contracting 50% of the dollar volume of its goods and services, including construction goods and services, to Small Business Enterprises.
Certification as a Local Business Enterprise (LBE) is a prerequisite to be certified in any additional business enterprise category within the CBE Program. In the CBE Program, CBEs can be certified as Local Business Enterprise, Small Business Enterprise (SBE), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Resident-owned Business Enterprise (ROB), Business Enterprise Located Within a Development Enterprise Zone (DZE), Longtime Resident Business Enterprise (LRB), Veteran-owned Business Enterprise (VOB), and Local Manufacturing Business Enterprises (LME).
Capital Pixel received the maximum of 12 points for certification. (2 for LBE; 3 for SBE; 2 for DBE; 2 for DZE; 5 for ROB)