Effective October 1, 2013, vendors interested in participating in the City of Memphis’ Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) and Small Business Enterprise (SBE) programs must register with the Office of Contract Compliance. There is no fee to apply to participate in the City’s EBO and/or SBE programs. 

To qualify for REGISTRATION you must be certified by one of the following certification agencies: 

Uniform Certification Agency (UCA)
158 Madison Avenue, Suite 300
Memphis, TN 38103
Luke Yancy III, President and CEO of Mid-South Minority Business Council Continuum (MMBC)
Office: 901.525.6512

Tennessee Minority Supplier Development Council (TMSDC)
Metro Center, Plaza I Building
220 Athens Way, Suite 105
Nashville, Tennessee 37228
Phone: 615.259.4699
Joyce Tabb, Consultant
Direct: 901.830.8242
Email: info@tmsdc.net

Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
WBEC South/Memphis
2800 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Ste 180
Metairi, LA 70002
Local Representative: Debbie Barber
Direct:  615.686.3996
e-mail: dbarber02@comcast.net

Additional documents and information for the City of Memphis’ Online Registry.

Download Affidavit
Download List of NIGP Commodity Codes
Download List of Industry Types


If you have any questions about the registration process, please don’t hesitate to call the Office of Contract Compliance at 901.636.6210. 

If your company plans to bid on City of Memphis contracts and you are a certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE) and/or Minority or Woman-owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) by the Uniform Certification Agency (UCA), it is to your benefit to register with the Office of Contract Compliance. In addition, it is also beneficial for certified MBE firms with certifications from the Tri-State Minority Supplier Development Council (TMSDC) or WBE firms with certifications from the  Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBEC) to register with the Office of Contract Compliance.

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