The Statewide Procurement Division Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program administers the HUB program in accordance with Texas Government Code Section 2161 and Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, Chapter 20, Subchapter D, Division 1, Sections 20.281 to 20.298.
Texas Government Code §2161.061 authorizes the Comptroller of Public Accounts Statewide HUB Program to certify qualified small businesses and enter into Memorandums of Agreements (MOAs) with other small business certifying entities to maximize the HUBs certified.
Learn more about the certification process and see if you are eligible for HUB Certification.
The HUB certification application process has gone paperless! Apply to become a certified HUB on the Texas Statewide HUB System.
The Statewide HUB Program is committed to sharing advantageous educational and networking opportunities with HUB-certified and prospective HUB vendors all around the state of Texas. To view all upcoming events hosted by, or partnered with, the Statewide HUB Program, visit the Statewide HUB Sponsored Events.
To learn more about other beneficial events hosted by affiliated small business groups in your area, visit the Education and Outreach Forum (EOF) Calendar.
In the September 2009 Disparity Study, the Comptroller’s office retained an independent vendor, MGT of America, and determined that there is a compelling interest to continue a narrowly tailored HUB program, as required by the U.S. Supreme Court. The purpose of the study was twofold: to comprehensively review the state's utilization of HUBs and to evaluate various options for program development.
The statewide HUB Annual Utilization Goals are often referred to as “HUB Goals” and are based on expenditures by procurement categories for the state agencies and state universities. See a breakdown of HUB Goals.
Please review the HUB Frequently Asked Questions.
Statewide Procurement Division
P.O. Box 13186
Austin, Texas 78711