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It is crucial that business owners, HUB/MWBE focused organizations, industry and trade groups and community partners participate in the study’s process and contribute to the study’s findings.

Public Introductory Webinars

This event will introduced the community to the disparity study elements and answered questions pertaining to the study.

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Electronic Survey of Business Owners

CHA will administered a comprehensive electronic survey to collect anecdotal information. The survey elicited firms’ experiences in the overall Charlotte marketplace and with the city’s MWBE and SBE programs in particular.

Business Owner Interviews

CHA will conducted business owner small group interviews. These sessions were designed for participants to additionally share experiences and insights in doing business with the city and barriers to obtaining work in the greater Charlotte area economy.

Written Submissions

We also welcome written comments to be submitted through the dedicated study email