Small, Minority and Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (SMWBE) Program
Through the SMWBE program, the Airport Authority is charged with promoting, encouraging and stimulating participation of local Small, Minority and Woman-owned Business Enterprises (SMWBE) within the organization and the economic community served; providing maximum opportunities to participate in contracts, programs and all related business activities of the Airport Authority and implementing goals, policies and operational procedures to ensure the objectives of the program.
To be considered for SMWBE certification, a firm must reside in one of the following 16 counties: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Hickman, Macon, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson or Wilson.
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program
Through the DBE program, the Airport Authority is charged with ensuring economic participation in contracting opportunities created by FAA financial assistance programs for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE).