Welcome to the Mayor's Office of Minority and Women-Owned Business Development

MWBD serves as the City of Baltimore’s primary advocate for small, local, minority and women-owned companies including prime contractors, subcontractors, and joint venture partners. MWBD provides the following services:


We provide support for small, local, minority-owned and women-owned companies seeking to do business with the City of Baltimore by expanding contracting opportunities and increasing the procurement dollars spent with minority and women-owned companies.


We provide networking opportunities at the following annual events:

CEO Summit

Franchise Seminar

Mayor's Minority and Women-Owned Business Awards

Procurement Fair

Supplier Diversity and Inclusion/Minority Enterprise Development Week

Vendor Development Seminar Series for Minority and Women Business Enterprises

Women’s Business Forum


We provide outreach to assist in forging strong business alliances, building capacity, accessing assistance, resolving problems with or barriers to companies seeking to do business with City agencies.