Doing Business with CATS

Proud to Give Businesses a Lift


The United States Department of Transportation (US DOT) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), in partnership with the Surety & Fidelity Association of America, is pleased to offer the Bonding Education & Contractor Readiness Program (BEP) for small businesses and DBEs in Mecklenburg and surrounding counties. 


Please join us for the kickoff on:


When:   Thursday, March 9, 2017

Time:     5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Where:  Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center

               600 East Fourth Street

               Room 267

               Charlotte, NC  28202


Program Highlights:                                                                     Presenters:

Obtaining a Bond                                                                            Charlotte Area Transit System

Managing Growth to Ensure Success                                           Johnson Brothers Corporation

Creating Strategic Partnerships                                                    The City of Charlotte

Estimating and Bidding                                                                  Surety & Fidelity Association of America                       

Financing and Lending Opportunities                                         US DOT Small Business

Agents on Site



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This program is offered in collaboration with Charlotte Area Transit System, the City of Charlotte, and Johnson Bros. Corporation and aligned with their CityLYNX GoldLine Phase II – Streetcar project.