Supplier Resources

Finding HUB Vendors

A complete list of all certified Texas HUB vendors can be electronically accessed through the CMBL - Centralized Master Bidders List.

The state of Texas maintains the CMBL in which all registered vendors for the State of Texas and certified Texas HUBs are listed. You may search the CMBL by commodity class and item codes to find which Certified Texas HUBs provide certain commodities/services.

Searching for HUB's on the CMBL, a step-by-step handout [pdf]

HUB Mission Statement

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Texas Woman’s University (TWU) is committed to a good faith effort to increase purchases from and contract awards to Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs) consistent with the State’s goals for HUB participation and overall economic development.

HUB Goals

Through the implementation of this program, the University commits to fostering an environment to meet or exceed the State’s annual percentage goals for HUB participation in purchases of and contracts for the following procurement categories:

  • 11.2%  Heavy Construction (other than building contracts)

  • 21.1%  Building Construction

  • 32.9%  Special Trade Construction

  • 23.7%  Professional Services

  • 26.0%  Other Services

  • 21.1%  Commodities

Upcoming Events

Growing Your Business with HUB Certification

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When: June 27, 2024 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Where: Zoom (Virtual)

Event Link: Growing Your Business with HUB Certification

In collaboration with TRS and the Statewide HUB Program, featuring:

  • Shawna Smyth - TWU HUB Associate
  • Blender Hill - TRS HUB Coordinator
  • Mariah Thompson-Carter - Statewide HUB Program Marketing & Outreach Coordinator

Learn about the benefits of HUB certification when working with state agencies and universities, and learn how to get your business HUB certified. This event will include brief presentations from HUB representatives at Texas Woman's University, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, and the Statewide Procurement Division, along with time for Q&A at the end.


Houston Minority Supplier Development Council Spot Bid Fair

When: October 9-10, 2024

Where: George R. Brown Convention Center

1001 Avenida DE Las Americas

Houston, TX 77010

EXPO is one of the most successful events of its kind and is Texas’ largest minority business trade fair, supporting the advancement of the minority business community. TWU plans to have a booth at this event.

See the full calendar of Statewide HUB Events.

Page last updated 8:55 AM, June 27, 2024