Under City Manager Marcus D. Jones' leadership, the City of Charlotte is working to focus its efforts on City Council's economic development objectives. To further this initiative and to ensure that the city is providing economic opportunities to everyone in the community, City Council established the Charlotte Business INClusion Advisory Committee (CBIAC) in January 2017.
Reviewing Minority, women, Small Business Enterprise (MWSBE) utilization and participation on City contracts
Providing recommendations and advice to City Council on ways the city can enhance diversity and inclusion of MWSBEs in city contracting and procurement
Providing a forum for CBI stakeholders to raise issues and have input into CBI policy recommendations
Advising the city of business community conditions that may affect business-government relations
Serving on future city Disparity Study Advisory Committees
The CBIAC will work closely with the City Council's Workforce and Business Development Committee. The committee reviews and recommends policies to create a thriving economic climate where businesses are connected to highly skilled talent and technologies.
Agendas and minutes will be posted at a later date