Small Business Development

The MWSBA office serves as a liaison to provide outreach, business development and technical assistance so minority-, women-owned and small businesses can learn about and successfully compete for contracting opportunities with the Charleston County Aviation Authority.
  • To ensure that small, minority– and women-owned businesses get a fair and equitable chance to participate in business opportunities with the Charleston County Aviation Authority business opportunities.
  • Create opportunities for firms to develop increased capacity and compete successfully in the marketplace outside of the MWSB Program.
  • Ensure that the MWSB Program is tailored according to applicable law.
The MWSB office provides the following services:
  • Outreach to MWSBs and community organizations.
  • Information and assistance in preparing bids and obtaining bonding and insurance.
  • Training for MWSB firms. 
  • Education on contracting procedures and opportunities. 
  • Helping MWSBs overcome barriers in the procurement process, such as inability to obtain financing or technical assistance. 
  • Listing of certified MWBEs.
To be listed as a registered vendor and receive notices of work available visit Vendor Registration.

For more  information about the Aviation Authority’s MWSB Program, call 843-767-7000 or send an email to

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