Small Business Enterprise (SBE)

SBE is a company level diversity certification. SBE certifications are usually issued by the local or state government. Eligibility for certification as a Small Business Enterprise varies depending on the issuer; requirements may relate to number of employees, length of time the company has been in business and the net worth of the company’s owner.

SBE certification is non-industry specific.

Organizations wishing to become SBE certified should contact the appropriate government body for their state. The certification process usually involves completing an application and/or completing a registration with the certifying government body.