• The Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion will post outreach events for CMS construction projects as well as other district and department events on this page.  We also share events from other public agencies in the Charlotte area.

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    Charlotte MED Week 2024

    Registration is open for Charlotte MED Week 2024!!

    Endless Possibilities Begin With Diverse Suppliers

    Since 1983, the U.S. President has proclaimed a national Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week observance to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of minority business enterprises and to honor those corporations and financial institutions supporting minority business development. The Charlotte MED Week Planning Committee is excited to announce registration is open for the 2nd annual golf tournament, workshops, business connections expo and awards celebration!  All events are vital to our diverse firms and MED Week community as we network, commemorate the achievements of minority entrepreneurs, and affirm our commitment to the principle of equal opportunity.

    When and Where:  October 7-10, 2024

    • Monday, October 7 - Golf Tournament @ Emerald Lake Golf Course
    • Tuesday, October 8 - Professional Development Workshops @ Valerie Woodard Center
    • Wednesday, October 9 - Business Connections Expo @ Goodwill Industries
    • Thursday, October 10 - Awards Celebration Luncheon @ Charlotte Convention Center

    Sponsorship and Event Registration open now: Charlotte MED Week 2024