(Norfolk, VA – June 14, 2010): JASE Group, LLC, d/b/a JASE Digital Media, a Norfolk-based, progressive, interactive digital media agency, announced today that it is certified to participate in the SWaM program as administered by the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Minority Business Enterprise (DMBE).
The SWaM Procurement Initiative was established to enhance business opportunities for small, women- and minority-owned businesses and to ensure a level playing field for all small businesses in the Commonwealth of Virginia. SWaM is the acronym for Small, Women- and Minority-owned businesses. A SWaM vendor is a business that has been certified by the Virginia Department of Minority Business Enterprise and is listed in the SWaM Vendor Directory.
On August 10, 2006, Governor Timothy Kaine signed Executive Order No. 33 (2006) focusing on enhancing business opportunities for small, women- and minority-owned (“SWaM”) businesses. Governor Kaine set forth a 40% goal of purchases from SWaMs for the Commonwealth and established a Small Business Set-Aside Program, as well as several other initiatives for state agencies and departments to enhance SWaM participation in procurement activities.
To learn more about the SWaM program, visit the VA DMBE website.
To learn more about JASE’s participation in the SWaM program, visit the JASE SWaM website.
About JASE Group
JASE Digital Media is a SWaM certified, Norfolk, VA (Hampton Roads / Tidewater) based, progressive, interactive digital media agency specializing in brand management solutions, inbound marketing strategies, web design services, and eBusiness solutions. The company doesn’t just focus on these critical elements of your business, their thought processes are dedicated to their clients’ business success and brand credibility. Follow JASE Digital Media on Twitter at @JASEgroup or via blog posts at jasedigitalmedia.com/blog.
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