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2023 Airport Rental Car Supplier Diversity Outreach Day: Creating Opportunities for Small Businesses

MOBILE, AL (August 3, 2023) – The Mobile Airport Authority is excited to announce the ”2023 Airport Rental Car Supplier Diversity Outreach Day,” a special event aimed at supporting small businesses in the airport rental car sector. The event will take place on Tuesday, August 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Mobile Regional Airport, located at 8400 Airport Boulevard, Mobile, AL, 36608.


This event is designed to bring together small businesses, industry leaders, and procurement officials in the airport rental car industry. The event will provide valuable information on contracting opportunities with car rental companies, as well as how certain certifications can benefit small businesses. Businesses interested in showcasing their products or services can contact the organizers via email by August 14th to secure a spot on the agenda.


Who should attend:


This event welcomes businesses in various industries, including but not limited to:


  • Small Construction Companies
  • Pest Control Companies
  • Motor Vehicle Towing Companies
  • Bulk Fuel companies
  • Janitorial Services
  • Auto Detailing Companies
  • Car Wash Maintenance Companies
  • Locksmith Services
  • Automotive Repairs
  • Plumbing Contractors
  • Automotive Glass Replacement Companies
Join us and register now at to secure your place. Admission is FREE. Let's create an inclusive and thriving rental car industry that embraces diversity and champions business success. 

About Mobile Airport Authority

The Mobile Airport Authority owns and operates Mobile Regional Airport (MOB), Mobile International Airport (BFM), Brookley Aeroplex and St. Elmo Airport generating $2 Billion in economic value for Alabama. Delta Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines serve the Mobile Regional Airport, providing direct service to four major hubs: Atlanta, Dallas, Charlotte, and Houston. MOB is also home to Airbus Space and Defense.

Mobile International Airport (BFM), strategically located near the Port of Mobile, offers convenient nonstop service to Orlando, FL, through Avelo Airlines. BFM serves as a vital link to multimodal connectivity, integrating maritime, rail, trucking, and aviation operations. The airport proudly houses the Airbus Final Assembly Line, Airbus Engineering, ST Aerospace, and Continental Motors, showcasing its prominence in the aviation industry.  

The Brookley Aeroplex, a thriving industrial complex, supports BFM’s operations, accommodating more than 90 businesses including supply chain providers and others supporting the transportation industry.

St. Elmo Airport is located about 18 miles from the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley, and primarily caters to corporate and private aircraft needs.