MED Week 2018

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MED Week

Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week
in Greensboro

September 24-28

The purpose of MED Week is to provide business development opportunities to firms and celebrate the accomplishments of minority and women business enterprises during the past year.

MED Week 1     MED Week 2 

2018 Med Week Event Schedule 

6-8 pm Monday, September 24 - Shmoozapalooza: Networking Event 
Proximity Hotel's White Oak Room, 704 Green Valley Rd.
Register online to attend.

5-7 pm Tuesday, September 25 - Business Expo 
Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center, Meeting Rooms 1 & 3, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd.
Register online to attend.

8:30 am to 7:30 pm Wednesday, September 26 - Development Day.
Register online to attend any sessions except the Construction Networking (drop-ins welcomed).
     Track 1 - The Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship, 1451 S. Elm-Eugene St.
          8:30-9:30 am - "Customer Service"
          9:45-10:45 am - "Branding & Marketing" (Yolanda M. Johnson-Bryant Enterprises/Bryant
          11 am to 12:30 pm - "Legal Resources" (Chamber of Commerce)
     Track 2 - Greensboro Coliseum Special Event Center's Meeting Room 4, 1921 W. Gate City Blvd.
          1:30-2:45 pm - "Construction Inspection Process" (NC Department of Labor)
          3-5 pm - "Contracting 101" (Spillman Thomas & Battle Law Firm)
          5:30-7:30 pm - "Construction Networking" (construction-related trades encouraged to attend)
               Register online to attend.

6-8 pm Thursday, September 27 - MED Week Awards Dinner 
Proximity Hotel's Weaver Room, 704 Green Valley Rd.
Advance tickets are $25; $35 at the door (if not sold out). Purchase tickets at M/WBE Office. 

9 am to 12 noon Friday, September 28 - Golf Tournament 
Gillespie Golf Course, 306 E. Florida St.
Tickets are $30 per person and must be purchased at M/WBE Office.

M/WBE Office

Phone: 336-373-2674
Location: Room 149, Melvin Municipal Office Building, 300 W. Washington St.
Hours: 8 am to 5 pm, Mondays through Fridays

Activities are hosted by the City's Minority and Women's Business Enterprise (M/WBE) Office in conjunction with the Greensboro MED Week Committee, comprised of representatives from the City, Guilford County, NC A&T State University, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and Guilford County Schools, all of which thank 
these local sponsors for their contributions to this celebration.