Charlotte MED Week 2021

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Charlotte MED Week 2021

Engage, Elevate, Empower

Charlotte MED Week 2021 | October 11-14, 2021

Join business, government, and community leaders at the eleventh annual Charlotte Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week celebration honoring outstanding minority, women-owned and small businesses and the agencies and individuals who support a diverse marketplace. We will have virtual professional development workshops with the business connections expo and awards and recognition celebration occurring in person. All events will commemorate the achievements of minority, women and small entrepreneurs and affirm our community’s commitment to the principle of equal opportunity.

All virtual events will be hosted on the Whova Event App. Please, download directly from the Apple Store or Google Play on your phone or device.

No cost to attend workshops, Career Fair or Expo. Pre-registration is required for all events.

Speaker(s): Various

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2019 Durham MED Week – Hi-Wire Networking

Cost: Free, but registration requested

Location: Hi-Wire at Golden Belt, 800 Taylor St., Bldg. #9-150

Let’s close a successful celebration of MED Week with a fun-filled, relaxing afternoon of business networking and games like shuffleboard, corn hole, soccer pool, table tennis, refreshments, and more.

 

Click here to register:  www.durhammedweek2019.eventbrite.com

 

For more information on MED Week, please view our brochure.

2019 Durham MED Week – MED Week Business Fair

Cost: Free, but registration requested.

Vendor booths available —Nonprofits: $40 before 9/15, $80 after 9/15.  For profits: $75 before 9/15, $150 after 9/15

Here’s a great opportunity for minority businesses to market their products and services by interacting with corporate, governmental, and institutional procurement agents and the community at large.Sponsored by the Greater Durham Black Chamber of Commerce, food Trucks, light refreshments, and entertainment will be available.

 

Click here to register:  www.durhammedweek2019.eventbrite.com

 

For more information on MED Week, please view our brochure.

 

2019 Durham MED Week – Business Financial Literacy

Cost: Free, but registration requested

Location: Provident 1898, 411 W. Chapel Hill St.

Are you a new business owner who is searching for money to get started? Sponsored by the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce, a panel of presenters will discuss access to capital for minority-owned, small business start-ups.

 

Click here to register:  www.durhammedweek2019.eventbrite.com

 

For more information on MED Week, please view our brochure.

2019 Durham MED Week – MED Week Honors Luncheon

Cost: $30 per person & registration required

Location: Durham Hilton Near Duke University, 3800 Hillsborough Rd.

Keynote Speaker: Maggie Anderson, CEO & Founder, Empowerment Experiment Foundation

The highlight of this celebratory event will be the recognition of minority and women businesses for their excellence and accomplishments in construction, professional services and non-professional services. The keynote speaker for the occasion is Maggie Anderson, CEO and founder of the Empowerment Experiment Foundation and author of “Our Black Year.” She will share her thoughts on what it will take to achieve success for all minority business owners as she weaves in lessons learned from her real-life case study in self-help economics. There will be time to meet Maggie and obtain a copy of her book immediately following the event.

 

Nominations are open for this year’s honors luncheon.  Download the nomination form here.

 

Click here to register:  www.durhammedweek2019.eventbrite.com

 

For more information on MED Week, please view our brochure.

2019 Durham MED Week – The State of Durham’s Economy Challenges & Opportunities

Cost: Free, but registration requested

Location: Self Help Building, 302 W. Main St.

Everyone is talking about Durham’s “booming economy,” but what are the top areas of growth and where are the greatest opportunities for business? Could there be a downside? Hear an analysis of the local economy by Director Andre Pettigrew with the City of Durham’s Office of Workforce and Economic Development ,and participate in a discussion of where potential business opportunities may exist. Take advantage of networking while enjoying refreshments.

 

Click here to register:  www.durhammedweek2019.eventbrite.com

 

For more information on MED Week, please view our brochure.