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Mecklenburg County MWSBE 600 East Fourth Street 2nd Floor Suite 226 Charlotte, NC 28202
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Jamila Davis
980-314-2940

​​Minority, Women and Small Business Enterprises Program

ConstructionIt is the policy of Mecklenburg County to provide women, minorities, and small businesses equal opportunity to participate in construction and professional services contracts. Through the MWSBE program, the County has set aspirational goals for participation by women, minorities, and sm all businesses.  Check Eligibility




                                REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN.  Click here to register.

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Nominations are open for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Crowns of Enterprise Awards. These awards recognize Minority, Women, Small Business Enterprises (MWSBE's) in Charlotte-Mecklenburg that have provided excellent services to the City and County. 2019 marks the eighth year of this distinguished awards ceremony. 

Nominations are being accepted for the following award categories:

- Certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE) of the Year
This award is presented to a City of Charlotte certified Small Business Enterprise that, among other attributes, has driven economic development in the Charlotte - Mecklenburg region.

- Certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) of the Year
This award is presented to a minority-owned business certified by the State of North Carolina that has demonstrated sound business strategies while driving economic development in the Charlotte - Mecklenburg region.

- Certified Woman Business Enterprise (WBE) of the Year
This award is presented to a woman-owned business certified by the State of North Carolina that has demonstrated sound business strategies while driving economic development in the Charlotte - Mecklenburg region.

- Prime Contractor of the Year
This award is presented to a Prime Contractor that demonstrates exemplary leadership while embracing and engaging in diversity initiatives and efforts.

- Diversity Advocate of the Year
This award is presented to an individual or organization who champions diversity and inclusion best practices, ideas and strategies to increase the overall participation of MWSBE opportunities in the Charlotte - Mecklenburg region.

Complete the nomination form here. Residents and business owners can nominate any MWSBE in Mecklenburg County. Self- nominations are welcome. Nominees must be in good standing with the City and County. All nominations must be submitted no later than Friday, Feb. 15. Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Thursday, May 16.


North Carolina Interactive Purchasing System

Mecklenburg County Bid Opportunities


Office location: 
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center
2nd Floor – Suite 226
600 East Fourth Street
Charlotte, NC 28202


Resources

RFPs/RFQs & Contracts for Bid

The MWSBE procurement component is a voluntary goal program; however, competitive bidding is still required for all contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and distributors. The MWSBE Program encourages departments to actively seek MWSBE participation as that all are aware of, and may benefit from the opportunities associated with the growth and success our community.

Bid opportunities are posted on this web page and on the State interactive purchasing system.

 

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Address

Office Location:

Mecklenburg County MWSBE 600 East Fourth Street 2nd Floor Suite 226 Charlotte, NC 28202
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Jamila Davis
980-314-2940