BloomNet® Diversity Program
The BloomNet ® Diversity Program is designed to identify and celebrate the many diversity-owned businesses within the BloomNet ® network. As a part of the program, members will have various opportunities to highlight their uniqueness, network, and inspire customers.
These are the official documents & the process that companies must use in order to be identified by one of the set-aside categories. The purpose of the set-asides & certification is to ensure that historically overlooked small businesses have an equal opportunity to federal & state contracting. The certification process is required if you want access to opportunities on the state & federal level for set-asides in your category.
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI):
Over the past few years, DEI training has become an essential component for businesses of all sizes. The term DEI is used to describe policies and initiatives that encourage and value representation and engagement from various groups of people. Research on this matter has consistently demonstrated that diverse viewpoints yield advancements, including financial improvements, increase in innovation, and greater team performance. DEI is no longer an option in today’s business sector. DEI training is a way to strengthen your teams and ensure your business sustainability.
-Recognizing Microaggressions -Unconscious Bias -Creating An Inclusive Climate
Small Business, Certification, & DEI Information
Small business administration:
Small business programs:
Small business optimism rises despite labor shortage:
How small business can thrive:
5 key small business certifications:
Reasons why you should register as a woman owned business:
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion
How small business can commit to diversity:
13 small businesses leading the way on DEI:
There are a variety of certifications available for business owners. Selecting the one(s) that best serves your goal, is an individual decision. Certifications are given on State & Federal level.
Approximately 80% of small businesses are non-employer businesses (solopreneurs).
According to the Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs (2016), there are 1,118,863 women-owned businesses with employees in the United States.
According to the Census Bureau’s 2016 Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs, there are 379,620 veteran-owned employer businesses in the United States.
We Make Your Ideas
Communication Wave LLC is a woman-owned small business that provides each client with the tools to accelerate their professional growth. We offer general and administrative business consulting, communication services, professional development, illustration/graphic design, and diversity, equity, & inclusion training (DEI). Our firm employs best practices and strategies that take into consideration the organizational culture of each client and their audience/customer. We believe in taking a methodical approach that helps clients realize their objectives.
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