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Are You...

An Entrepreneur? A Small Business Advocate? A Women-Owned Business? A Veteran-Owned Company? A Minority and Small Business Owner?

Join over 150 transit and business leaders at the MAX Diverse Business Expo, hosted by BJCTA MAX Transit.


Thursday, March 22, 2018



Diverse Business Expo

Welcome to the Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority's Diverse Business Expo Event page. We look forward to you joining us at the day-long business conference and expo designed to build collateral partners and alliances throughout the Magic City of Birmingham, Alabama.


Schedule of Events


What You Will Learn?

This event is for all entrepreneurs, small business advocates, women-owned businesses, veteran-owned companies, minority and small businesses. Attendees will take part in gaining insight on how to prepare for success in the 21st century for sustainability and growth. The 2018 MAX Diverse Business Expo's focus is on conducting business and helping small and minority businesses expand their knowledge through interactive and engaging group sessions. The specialized workshops topics are: Conducting Business in the State of Alabama, Technology in Transit, Need for Certification, Bid Solicitation Process, Vendor Diversity, Economic Growth Strategies, and Developing Relationships.

Target Audience

Supplier Diversity professionals, Procurement Sourcing agents, Small and Minority Businesses and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises from Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi are encouraged to attend this one-day event.


Bidding & Contracts


economic growth strategies to ACCELERATE Business 



Sponsors & Partners

The MAX Diverse Business Expo is designed to provide an opportunity for companies to profile their business and reach small and diverse business owners in Alabama. It is geared towards elevating the partnership between local and regional sourcing and buying agents and entrepreneurs. With your help, we can continue to provide exceptional opportunities for businesses throughout the southeast.




DoubleTree Hotel


Reserve your room today. Slots will fill up fast, but we have a list of other hotel accommodations near the DoubleTree. Click here for to reserve your room today!

When we’re talking about diversity, it’s not a box to check. It is a reality that should be deeply felt and held and valued by all of us.
— Ava DuVernay