Business Blog: National Black-Owned Business Month

Celebrating National Black-Owned Business Month: Black-owned Businesses Thrive in XX County

Recent census data recognized XX County as the most affluent African-American/Black-majority county in the country, with the number of Black families who earn more than $200,000 quadrupling from 2009 to 2020. According to the American Community Survey (ACS), in 2019, the African-American/Black population rose above 50%, making XX County a Black majority county. XX County is honored to have a diverse and educated workforce and is proud of the contributions of all of its Black-owned businesses.

The XX County Economic Development Department prioritizes investing in its business community by offering various services, resources, funding assistance, and programs. Two programs are especially geared toward helping small businesses seek opportunities procuring government contracts: the Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Program assists minority and women-owned businesses in participating in county government procurement, and the Small Local Business Enterprise (SLBE) Program supports certified small businesses in gaining exclusive access to certain county government procurements and preferences for others. Many outstanding businesses have participated in XX County’s MWBE and SLBE programs. Learn about a few Black-owned, SLBE and MWBE businesses below:

Serving Customers in Style for Every Occasion

Red carpet treatment is the gold standard that XX, LLC strives to provide for every client. Operating as XX Limousines, this XX, XX-based company offers full-service transportation, limousine, party bus, airport service, shuttle, and car services for XX, XX, XX, XX, XX, and XX. Their vehicles are available for every occasion, including weddings, proms, corporate events, adult and children’s birthdays, winery tours, parties, private tours, and more. This Black-owned XX County business aims to serve its clients with the highest level of comfort, confidence, and professionalism. XX Limousines handles all the details for a luxurious ride so clients can reach their destination in style. 

Screening and Investigation Services for Greater Business Security

Based in XX, XX, XX LLC is a service-disabled Veteran-owned and Black-owned small business providing national-level background screenings and social media investigations. Their services include human resources technology consulting, employee testing by position, virtual employee recruiting, and FBI and XX State LiveScan fingerprinting services. As well as a one-stop shop for background screening, XX LLC provides consulting on the integration of people, processes, technologies and infrastructure to micropreneurs, solo-prenuers, and small businesses of the future. In today’s business environment with needs for technology and security, XX LLC helps affordably integrate world-class technological solutions into small business operations.

Unique Events Through Innovative Design

XX creates unique experiences in XX, XX, through events, design, and floral services. This woman-owned, Black-owned business specializes in weddings, social events, and corporate and non-profit celebrations, collaborating with clients to create original and memorable events with an intricate focus on details. XX handles all floral design in-house as well as custom items for décor, aesthetics, and build-outs. They also work with local vendors to pull the complete design together with custom flooring, premium linen, stylish furniture, and lighting.

Keeping Charles County Secure and Safe

XX LLC is a Black and woman-owned business based in XX, XX. The company specializes in security systems, providing and monitoring commercial and residential electronic security systems. XX LLC has been serving XX County for over 15 years. 

Participating in XX County’s SLBE and MWBE programs provides advantages and new opportunities that can lead to growth and success for small, minority-owned, and women-owned businesses. Is your business ready for this kind of support? Learn more about the SLBE program and MWBE program on our Business Support pages. 

FB/LI Post: XX County is honored to have a diverse and educated workforce, and is proud of the contributions of all of its Black-owned businesses. By offering assistance like the Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Program and the Small Local Business Enterprise (SLBE) Program, XX County strives to provide support and opportunities for these small and diverse businesses. In celebration of National Black Business Month, XX County is highlighting some of our Black-owned businesses that have participated in the SLBE and MWBE programs– XX, XX LLC, XX, and X LLC. Read more about them here: (link to blog)

TW: XX County is highlighting some of our Black-owned businesses that have participated in the SLBE and MWBE programs in honor of #blackownedbusinessmonth! Read more here: (link to blog)

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