Great news! The 39th Annual Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week in Philadelphia features more than 40 workshops and events designed to help companies grow while celebrating their outstanding achievements.
Date and time: Monday, October 2, 2023 to Friday, October 6, 2023.
Do not miss it. would you like to join! The City of Philadelphia is dedicated to creating opportunity for all Philadelphians and building a stronger, more inclusive and fair economy. The 39th annual MED Week is held in Philadelphia. Office of Economic OpportunityThe Department of Commerce partners with economic development partners across the city.
The benefits of diversity in the economy are endless.
Each year, MED Week highlights diverse minority-owned businesses and the resources that help them grow. Throughout the first week of October, local organizations across the city will host networking events and educational workshops focused on this year's theme.It's an entrepreneur's job to break down barriers and ignite success. ”
On Monday, Oct. 2, the city's Office of Economic Opportunity will kick off its 39th annual MED Week. The week aims to provide dynamic workshops, networking opportunities, and resources for minority-owned businesses while celebrating industry-leading advances. The goal is to enhance business owners' access to practical knowledge.
This year's MED Week will be a mix of virtual and in-person events. We are dedicated to breaking down obstacles, breaking down barriers, and delivering success for all small businesses that fuel a robust economy. We will continue to celebrate the rich culture of business owners and help them unleash their rich talents. ”
There are several ways to participate in MED Week:
- Join us for an in-person kickoff event for MED Week.
On October 2, OEO will share information about more than 20 events held by partner organizations during the week and recognize several people and companies who have made a significant impact over the past year. Businesses also have the opportunity to connect with government officials, industry leaders, subject matter experts, business owners, and community organizations. Celebrate diverse minority businesses at the intersection of history and progress.
- Attend a workshop.
Throughout MED Week, many organizations will host workshops focused on topics of interest to a variety of businesses, including certification, contract opportunities, capacity building, pivoting during the pandemic, and marketing.
- Network with other M/W/DSBE companies.
Networks are important resources in business. Get to know other businesses in your area and start building relationships that will benefit your business.
MED Week not only celebrates the value of M/W/DSBE companies in the region, but also connects the network of OEO staff, city officials, and stakeholders who help M/W/DSBE companies access billions of dollars. Focus. In a region-wide contract. As we move towards an inclusive economic recovery, it is important that we do everything we can to ensure that diverse local businesses have a fair and equal opportunity to grow their businesses.
KKnowledge is the source by which companies can build a long-term foundation for generations to come. OEO focuses on the economic inclusion of diverse businesses. 40 or more The local agency has partnered with OEO to offer a week-long program designed to connect diverse vendors with the skills, networks, and opportunities they need for long-term success.
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