Championing Minority Contractors in Ohio’s Construction Industry

Welcome to the OBDC Planroom, an integral part of the Ohio Business Development Center’s initiative dedicated to empowering minority contractors in Columbus, Ohio. Our Planroom stands as a beacon of opportunity, growth, and support in the bustling construction landscape of Ohio.

Our Mission

The OBDC Planroom was established with a clear vision: to level the playing field for minority contractors in the construction industry. We strive to provide these businesses with the resources, tools, and support they need to flourish in a competitive environment. Our mission is to create a more inclusive and equitable construction sector where diversity is not just welcomed, but celebrated.

What We Offer

  • Resource Hub: The OBDC Planroom is a comprehensive resource center offering access to vital construction documents, both in electronic and hardcopy formats.
  • Networking and Training: We facilitate connections and growth through regular networking events, training sessions, and workshops designed to enhance business and construction skills.
  • Membership Tiers: Catering to the diverse needs of our community, we offer various membership tiers, each packed with unique benefits and opportunities.
  • Industry Updates: Stay informed with our regular updates and weekly newsletters, ensuring you never miss out on the latest in the industry.

Our Impact

The OBDC Planroom is more than just a resource center; it’s a community builder. We take pride in our role as a catalyst for growth and success among minority contractors in Ohio. Our members’ achievements reflect our commitment to fostering a diverse and dynamic construction industry.

Join Our Community

Whether you are a minority contractor looking for support, a construction company seeking to diversify your network, or a corporate entity aiming to contribute to industry inclusivity, the OBDC Planroom welcomes you. Join us in our mission to transform Ohio’s construction landscape.

Connect with Us

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Together, we are building a stronger, more inclusive construction industry in Ohio.