SOURCE: Prince George�s County Supplier Development & Diversity Division

Prince George�s County Supplier Development & Diversity Division

August 05, 2015 17:30 ET

Prince George's County Invites Businesses to Participate in Disparity Study Final Public Hearing

LARGO, MD--(Marketwired - Aug 5, 2015) - MGT of America will host the final public hearing for the Prince George's County Disparity Study. Hired by the Office of Central Services Supplier Development & Diversity Division (SDDD), MGT of America, Inc. is conducting a disparity study to measure the success of the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and County Based Business (CBB) programs in Prince George's County and the impact these programs may have on winning contracts. The ultimate goal is to provide fair opportunities for all firms interested in doing business with the County. More information is available at www.princegeorgescountydisparity.com.

The public hearing will be held on Thursday, August 20, 2015, from 10:00 a.m.-12 Noon at 1801 McCormick Drive, Suite 140, Largo, MD, 20774. Immediately following the hearing, County partners will discuss upcoming contract opportunities from 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

To register for the meeting, please go to diversity.mypgc.us.

Businesses that have worked with or attempted to work with Prince George's County, their primes, or in the private sector are invited to attend a public hearing to share their experiences. This is the last public hearing for the study. Business participation in the remaining anecdotal data collection, i.e. interviews, surveys, etc., is a random selection process, therefore area businesses may not have another opportunity to share their experiences.

ABOUT PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT & DIVERSITY DIVISION
The Prince George's County Supplier Development & Diversity Division is the official certification agency for local, small and minority businesses. Our primary responsibility is to help local, small, disadvantaged, minority, and veteran-owned businesses compete and successfully do business with Prince George's County and throughout the region. To learn more at SDDD, pleases visit our website at diversity.mypgc.us 

ABOUT MGT OF AMERICA
MGT was founded more than 40 years ago and is a national leader in disparity research. Since 1990, MGT has successfully conducted 200 disparity studies across the country. MGT produces studies that are accurate, reliable, valid, and most importantly, legally defensible. Learn more at www.mgtamer.com

Contact Information

  • Prince George's County Supplier Development & Diversity Division (SDDD)
    1400 McCormick Drive, Suite 281
    Largo, Maryland 20774
    301-883-6480

    Contact:
    Vernetta Mitchell
    704-531-4098

    or

    Denise Roberts
    301-883-6480