Serving the 65,000 U.S. Minority Technology Companies Employing
over 550,000 Worldwide

People Build The Economy, Knowledge Ensures Success


$ 110 Billion Industry

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Event Information

Harnessing America's Minority Tech Boom

H.R.1807 - Business Opportunity Development Reform Act of 1988 was designed to give a boost to small businesses, especially those owned by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.  The law emphasizes the need for geographical and industrial diversity, and  encouraging growth and owner sustainability.

With a mix of loans, contract awards, and training assistance, the act aims to ensure these businesses can compete fairly in the American economy. This event explores it's significance in assisting minority tech companies push towards empowering small businesses with the tools they need to thrive.

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CEBOT Membership Information

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Council Exchange Board of Trade

For 20 years the National Minority Technology Council (NMTC) has served the Minority Technology Industry. 

CEBOT rebrands NMTC in an effort to focus program activities on member knowledge capability transfer, intermediating partnerships, and fostering growth in the innovation ecosystem.

The purpose remains, to serve the common business and economic interest of the Minority Technology Industry.

Looking Forward Research & Development

Minority Tech Top 1000

Industry supplier scouting research is now underway across the U.S., evaluating over 3,000 of the industries top minority tech companies. 

The market research process on the top 1000 minority tech employers will be announced fall 2024

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Inaugural Annual Event

Recording of EventAugust 10, 2023   9:00am - 11:00am EST

Event Host Sponsor

Council Exchange Board of Trade (CEBOT)

As a 501(c)(6) trade association, CEBOT serves the common business interest of the 65,000 U.S. minority technology businesses, a $110 Billion industry sector that now employs over 550,000 worldwide.

In Cooperation WIth

International Trade Administration (ITA)

ITA, an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, is mission driven to create prosperity by strengthening the international competitiveness of U.S. industry, promoting trade and investment, and ensuring fair trade and compliance with trade laws and agreements.

2023 International Minority Tech Export Event

2023 Program Guide

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CEBOT and Chubb have joined forces to bring knowledge, resources and solutions to the minority technology industry to help:

  • Unlock new growth opportunities through partnerships and innovation that increases revenue, creates jobs and strengthens the economies of minority communities.

  • Mitigate business risk to best position your company to capitalize on current and future growth opportunities.

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About CEBOT's Investor Member&
Member Benefits Partner, Chubb

Chubb is the world’s largest publicly traded P&C insurance company and the leading commercial lines insurer in the U.S. With operations in 54 countries and territories, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients.

Chubb has more than $200 billion in assets and reported $46.8 billion of gross premiums written in 2021. Chubb’s core operating insurance companies maintain financial strength ratings of AA from Standard & Poor’s and A++ from A.M. Best.

Building Trusted Networks

Broker of Record for CEBOT

Council Exchange Benefits

The Council Exchange Benefits, Corporation (Council Benefits) works to reduce owner risk and increase employee satisfaction, while developing a managed service approach to continuity management.

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Karl Cureton, CEBOT Founder Message

CEBOT Market Research | New Certified Members


Sources Sought Message

CEBOT Governed Contractor Team Arrangements

Technology Based Economic Development

CEBOT intermediates to converge the minority tech industry's capacity for trust.  Developing learning systems that facilitate knowledge transfer at scale to build a resilient growth marketplace. The applied research methodology allows for iterations at the institutional level.  IT modernization and international infrastructure demands are best strategized through a technology based economic development, partnership procurement platform, that brings a supply chain perspective through "vendor governance".

The Council Exchange Board of Trade (CEBOT) is actively connecting the minority technology industry sector with investors, innovative procurement vehicles and community stakeholders critical to sustainable growth and leverage.

CEBOT's industry status and member acumen brings knowledge, capability, power, and leverage.  Through the 501c6 non-stock framework, CEBOT intermediates this $110 Billion market sector.  CEBOT research mitigate risks, connecting company owners, institutions and government to accelerated public-private partnerships, and investment resources.  

Workforce Event

CEBOT Fireside Chat

Virginia Secretary or Labor

Bryan Slater

Discussing his new role as Virginia's first Chief Workforce Officer of the Commonwealth

CEBOT Economic Recovery Research
Connecting  research, learning, and growing to the minority technology industry and the communities and stakeholders they serve

Building Industry Resilience - Stronger Together




Advancement Research converges performance, governance and capital into innovation ecosystems.  Operating on the belief that given a healthy choice people would choose productivity over dependence.  Advancement Research brings an integrative framework for managing knowledge across boundaries.

Innovation in Motion is part of an industry focused, design based, applied research framework that studies how best systems connect and improve in public good ecosystems.  Workforce systems are best envisioned with stakeholders including employers.  Industry allows for multiple businesses and community partners, all sharing in the outcomes.

CEBOT's vision of collaboration ensures an increase in community access to workforce opportunities and resources.  We accomplish this by utilizing growth algorithms to increase community economic capacity and education relevance through industry led public-private partnerships and research based cooperative agreements.

Building a New American Economy

America's Community Collaboration Platform

The ACCP Digital Collaboration Platform was created to unify our nation and build together the critical relationships and infrastructure needed to restore the health and economy of the United States.  The broader impact of this research includes new international economic development methodologies.

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There’s no greater economic engine in the world than the hard work and ingenuity of the American people. ACCP brings together industry, government, academia, service providers and community to digitally create a path towards economic mobility and self-sufficiency for targeted participants across United States.

The current version of the ACCP service offering introduces a two year longitudinal research on over 660,000 current HUD housing support recipients located in 50 Public Housing Authority (PHA) jurisdictions across the United States. 

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Looking Forward Research & Development

Federal Cooperative Agreements

Mission: To lead a national inclusive economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing America's Opportunity Zones for economic growth and success in the worldwide economy.

Industry Intermediary

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Building a Nation of Producers

America's economy converges and grows when industry, government and community partners work together and agree to joint profitable and sustainable economic outcomes.

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Coming Fall 2024

A P P R E N T I C E S H I P  I N T E R M E D I A R Y


Cyber Apprenticeships

The CEBOT Cyber Career Workforce Center ( is focused on the specific cybersecurity work role "All-Source Analysis" in the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.  Developing an applied curriculum, deliver classroom instruction, and provide pathways to relevant career, college degree, and/or certification

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Member Resource Partner Support

Special Emphasis ProgramMinority Tech Contractor Team Arrangement

Remote Member Service Support& Development Strategies

The Alliance CTA Program researches the connection point between contracting, trust and risk.  Governing partnerships through standards, smart contracts and program support workflow process improvement.

CEBOT Technical Assistance Process



Initiate Member engagement workflow and assign case to CEBOT representative.



Collect data from interview and assessment results to understand issues and opportunities for owner & employee resilience



Summarize discoveries, prioritize skill needs, and recommend the most relevant education, training or advisory services to ensure community and worker success.



Implement recommendations, follow up on progress, ensure task completions by guiding business owner or designee through agreed membership and structured process.


Review & Report

Evaluate progress, measure results, reassess where necessary, develop close out report.

CEBOT Economic Recovery Research
Minority Tech Industry Economic Stabilization Initiative

The Information Communications and Technology industry sector is in great need of skilled labor. Training/Learning content, infrastructure and delivery systems are areas of investment that returns a lifetime of benefit to all parties concerned. Particularly when relevance and employment are aligned.

Education alignment along with an applied research approach, where industry is partnered and part of the learning ecosystem, will yield investment returns and community growth.

Economic Equalization 


Innovating Beyond the Civil Society into a global economic value network.

Aligning economic choice with core human values  disrupts status quo and builds a sustainable business ecosystem.  Future profit ventures that focus on both customer and community needs  will prove most competitive.

65,000 Minority Technology Companies

The Council Exchange Board of Trade (CEBOT) brings a rich history of advocacy and procurement policy guidance within the federal policy ecosystem.  The $110 Billion Minority Technology Industry is a source of jobs to over 550,000 professionals both in the United States and abroad. 

CEBOT  brings applied research & development to growth algorithms that catalyze regional innovation ecosystems, stimulating economic development and uplifting minority business and community.  CEBOT leadership and Senior Fellows bring new capabilities, investment and research capacity to the minority technology industry and to the stakeholders they serve.




Engagement requires value and produces consensus when process is key.  Governance gives rise to planned growth both individually and throughout the ecosystem.

Growth rises when not stifled by moral hazard.   CEBOT algorithms facilitate a deliberate system of principles to guide decisions and achieve rational outcomes.

Innovation liberates possibilities, improves systems and can transform bureaucracies into managed serviced/resource based functions.   

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