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									              MINORITY- AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES

DIRECTORIES

1.   Business Research Services Inc.
         a. Women/minority national directories
         b. 4701 Sangamore Road, #S-155
              Bethesda, MD 20816
              Phone: 301-229-6133 or 1-800-845-8420
              Web: http://www.sba8a.com/

2.   Directory of African American Businesses
         Black Pages USA (Mid-Atlantic, SE U.S.)
         Columbia Midlands Black Pages
         1913 Marion Street, Suite 202,
         Columbia, South Carolina 29201
         Phone: 803-254-6404 or 1-800-419-2417
         Web: http://blackpagesusa.com

3.   Directory of Hispanic Businesses
     U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
          Michael L. Barrera, President
          2175 K Street, NW, Suite 100
          Washington, DC 20037
          Phone: 202-842-1212 or 1-800-874-2286
          Fax: 202-842-3221
          Web: http://www.ushcc.com/

4.   MWBE Directory
       PAL Enterprises, L.L.C.
       69 Rochelle Parkway
       Saddle Brook, NJ 07663
       Attn. Patricia A. Lynch
       E-mail: Plynch@themwbedirectory.com
       Phone: 201-909-5732
       Fax: 201-909-5732
       Web: http://www.themwbedirectory.com

5.   National Association of Women’s Yellow Pages (NAWYP)
          729 Bates Street
          St. Louis, MO 63124
          Phone: 314-997-6262
          Fax: 314-567-7849
          Web: http://www.womensyellowpages.org
6.   National Center Directory of American Indian-Owned Businesses
     National Center for American Indian Enterprise Dev.
     National Center Headquarters & Southwest Region
          953 East Juanita Avenue
          Mesa, Arizona 85204
          Phone: 480-545-1298
          Fax: 480-545-4208
          Web: http://www.ncaied.org/

7.   TRY US 2006 -- National Minority/Women Business Directories
            a.     Type of minority business by state and product/service
            b.     Diversity Infor. Resources, Inc. (formerly TRY US Resources, Inc.)
                   2105 Central Avenue, N.E.
                   Minneapolis, MN 55418
                   Phone: 612-781-6819
                   Fax: 612-781-0109
                   Web: http://www.diversityinforesources.com/

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

1.   Bureau of Economic Analysis
         a. Public Information Office -- 202-606-9900
         b. Survey of Current Business -- monthly report
         c. Gross Domestic Product – Contact: Virginia Mannering – 202-606-9732
         d. Web: http://www.bea.gov/

2.   Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
         a. Labor force concepts – Staff – 202-691-6378
         b. Information specialists -- 202-691-5200 (recorded messages)
         c. Web: http://www.bls.gov/

3.   Federal depository libraries: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/libraries.html

4.   Minority Business Development Agency
     U.S. Department of Commerce
          14th and Constitution Avenue, NW, Room H6708
          Washington, DC 20230
          Phone: 202-482-4547
          Fax: 202-501-4698
          Web: http://www.mbda.gov
5.   National Women's Business Council (SBA)
          409 Third Street, SW, Suite 210
          Washington, DC 20416
          Contact: Margaret Barton, Executive Director
          Contact: Allison Gilmore, Director of Research
          Phone: 202-205-6827
          Fax: 202-205-6825
          Web: http://www.nwbc.gov/

6.   Office of Women's Business Ownership
     Small Business Administration (SBA)
          409 Third Street, SW, 4th Floor
          Washington, DC 20416
          Phone: 202-205-6673
          Web: http://www.sba.gov/financing/special/women.html

7.   Office of Government Contracting and Business Development (GCBD) at SBA
          Assistance for Women Business Owners: Contact – Linda Waters
          409 Third Street, SW, 8th Floor
          Washington, DC 20416
          Phone: 202-205-7315
          Web: http://www.sba.gov/GC/

8.   Small Business Administration (SBA)

     For information on SBA's programs/services or for more information on how to start
     your own business, call 1-800-827-5722; write to SBA, Dept. P, 409 Third St., SW,
     Washington, DC 20416; or access http://www.sba.gov/

     SBA grants or loans for businesses: 202-205-6773 - veterans;
     202-205-6673 - women; 202-205-7340 - minorities

9.   Women's Bureau - Department of Labor
        200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room S3311
        Washington, DC 20210
        Contact: Mike Williams
        Phone: 202-693-6769
        Fax: 202-693-6746
        Web: http://www.dol.gov/wb/
ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

1.   American Association of Franchises and Dealers
        P.O. Box 81887
        San Diego, CA 92138-1887
        Phone: 619-209-3775 or 1-800-733-9858
        Fax: 619-209-3777
        Web: http://www.aafd.org/

2.   Center for Women’s Business Research (founded as the National Foundation for
         Women Business Owners – NFWBO)
         1411 K Street, NW, Suite 1350
         Washington, DC 20005-3407
         Phone: 1-202-638-3060
         Fax: 1-202-638-3064
         Web: http://www.womensbusinessresearch.org/

3.   Dun and Bradstreet
         a. Business failure records/business startups (Phased out as of Jan. 2001)
         b. Customer Service: 1-800-234-3867
         c. Web address: http://www.dnb.com/us/
         d. D&B Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses
             Contact: Gwendolyn Parker; Phone: 610-882-7028

4.   Family Business Consulting Group, Inc.
     Family Enterprise Publishers
         1220-B Kennestone Circle
         Marietta, GA 30066
         Phone: 1-800-551-0633
         Fax: 770-425-1776
         Web: http://www.efamilybusiness.com/

5.   Family Business Institute
         3701 National Drive, Suite 103
         Raleigh, NC 27612
         Phone: 919-783-1880 or 1-877-326-2493
         Fax: 919-783-1892
         WEB: http://www.familybusinessinstitute.com/
6.      Family Firm Institute, Inc.
            200 Lincoln Street
            Boston, MA 02111
            Phone: 617-482-3045
            Fax: 617-482-3049
            Web: http://www.ffi.org/

7.      International Franchise Association (IFA)
             Lawrence Cohen, IFA Chairman
             1501 K Street, Suite 350
             Washington, DC 20005
             Phone: 202-628-8000
             FAX: 202-628-0812
             Web: http://www.franchise.org/

8.    Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
             1090 Vermont Ave., NW, Suite 1100
             Washington, DC 20005-4928
             Phone: 202-789-3500
             Fax: 202-789-6390
             Web: http://www.jointcenter.org/

9.    National Association of Home-Based Businesses
            3 Woodthorn Court, Suite 12
            Owings Mills, MD 21117
            Phone: 410-581-1373
            Web address: http://www.usahomebusiness.com/

10.   National Association of Minority Contractors
            666 11th Street, NW, Suite 520
            Washington, DC 20001
            Phone: 202-347-8259 or 1-866-688-6262
            Fax: 202-628-1876
            Web: http://www.namcline.org

11.   National Black Chamber of Commerce
            1350 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 405
            Washington, DC 20036
            Phone: 202-466-6888
            Fax: 202-466-4918
            Web: http://www.nationalbcc.org/
12.   National Center for American Indian Enterprise Dev.
      National Center Headquarters & Southwest Region
            953 East Juanita Avenue
            Mesa, Arizona 85204
            Phone: 480-545-1298
            Fax: 480-545-4208
            Web : http://www.ncaied.org/

13.   National Congress of American Indians
            1301 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 200
            Washington, D.C. 20036
            Phone: 202-466-7767
            Fax: 202-466-7797
            Web: http://www.ncai.org

14.   National Council of La Raza (NCLR)
            Janet Murguia, President & CEO
            Raul Yzaguirre Building
            1126 16th Street, NW
            Washington, DC 20036
            Phone: 202-785-1670
            Fax: 202-776-1792
            Web: http://www.nclr.org/

15.   National Family Business Council
            1640 W. Kennedy Road
            Lake Forest, IL 60045
            Phone: 847-295-1040
            Fax: 847-295-1898
            E-mail: lmsnfbc@msn.com

16.   National Indian Business Association
            1730 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Suite 1008
            Washington, DC 20036
            Peter Homer, President and CEO
            Phone: 202-223-3766
            Fax: 202-223-8000
            Web: http://nibanetwork.org

17.   National Indian Gaming Association
            224 Second Street SE
            Washington, DC 20003
            Phone: (202) 546-7711
            Fax: (202) 546-1755
             Web: http://www.indiangaming.org

18.   National Minority Business Council Inc.
            120 Broadway, 19th Floor
            New York, NY 10271
            Phone: 212- 693-5050
            Fax: 212- 693-5048
            Web: http://www.nmbc.org

19.   National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (NMSDC)
      a.    National corporate members have direct access to the
            NMSDC's data base of more than 15,000 minority businesses
      b.    Information on certification for minority-owned businesses
      c.    Contact: Nettie Seaberry
            Director, Minority Business Info. Center
            1040 Avenue of the Americas, Second Floor
            New York, New York 10018
            Phone: 212-944-2430 (General information)
            Fax: 212-719-9611
            Web: http://www.nmsdcus.org/

20.   National Trade and Professional Associations of the U.S. (2003)
      a.    Editorial office
            1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 625
            Washington, DC 20009
            Phone: 202-464-1662
            Web: http://www.columbiabooks.com/
      b.    Customer Service
            P.O. Box 251
            Annapolis Junction, MD 20701
            Phone: toll free 888-265-0600
            Fax: 240-646-7020
            E-mail: info@columbiabooks.com

21.   U.S.-ASEAN Business Council
            1101 17th Street, NW, Suite 411
            Washington, DC 20036
            Phone: 202-289-1911
            Fax: 202-289-0519
            Web: http://www.us-asean.org
22.    U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce
              Susan Au Allen, President & CEO
              1329 19th Street, NW
              Washington, DC 20036
              Phone: 202-296-5221 or 1-800-696-7818
              Fax: 202-296-5225
              Web: http://www.uspaacc.com/portal/

23.    Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
       a. Provides information on becoming certified as a women’s business enterprise
              b. Contact: Susan Nash, Certification Coordinator
                             1120 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1000
                             Washington, DC 20036
                             Phone: 202-872-5515 ext. 20
                             Fax: 202-872-5505
                             E-mail: snash@wbenc.org
                             Web: http://www.wbenc.org/

24. Div2000.com (Company listings)
Web: http://www.div2000.com/

This is the nation's primary resource portal for small businesses and large organizational buyers
(i.e., Fortune 1000 Companies, Government Agencies and College/Universities). It is a
membership-based exchange platform that facilitates contacts and communication, streamlines
business processes and provides vital business news and information.
Media Contact: For information about Div2000.com News content, Press Release content, or
simply more information, contact:
                Odetta Rogers
                Director of Corporate Communications
                Div2000.com
                200 Pequot Avenue
                Southport, CT 06890
                Phone: 203-255-8966
                Fax: 203-255-8501

MEDIA

1.     American Indian Report (Magazine)
             3702 Pender Drive, Suite 300
             Fairfax, VA 22030
             Phone: 703-352-2250 or 1-800-992-4489
             Fax: 703-352-2323
             Web: http://www.americanindianreport.com/
2.   Asian Business News
            TexCorp Communications, Inc.
            11333 North Central Expressway, Suite 201
            Dallas, TX 75243
            Phone: 214-369-3200
            Fax: 214-265-9393
            Web: http://www.abnusa.biz

3.   Black Enterprise Magazine
            130 Fifth Avenue
            New York, New York 10011-4399
            Contact: Stacy Tackie -- Research Dept.
            Phone: 212-886-9540
            Fax: 212-886-9557
            Web: http://www.blackenterprise.com

4.   Indian Country Today
            3059 Seneca Turnpike
            Canastota, NY 13032
            Phone: 1-888-327-1013
            Fax: 1-315-829-8393
            Web: http://www.indiancountry.com

5.   Hispanic Business Magazine
           425 Pine Avenue
           Santa Barbara, CA 93117-3709
           Phone: 805-964-4554
           Fax: 805-964-5539
           Web: http://www.hispanicbusiness.com/

6.   Hispanic Magazine
           Hispanic Publishing Associates, LLC
           6355 N.W. 36th Street
           Miami, FL 33166
           Phone: 305-774-3550
           Fax: 805-964-5539
           Web: http://www.hispaniconline.com/

7.   LATINA Style Magazine
          1701 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 100
          Arlington, VA 22209
          Phone: 1-800-651-8083
          Web: http://www.latinastyle.com
8.   Minority Business News USA
            TexCorp Communications, Inc.
            11333 North Central Expressway, Suite 201
            Dallas, TX 75243
            Phone: 214-369-3200, ext. 13
            Fax: 214-265-9393
            Web: http://www.mbnusa.biz/
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