National MED Week Conference and Nominations for Awards Being Accepted

awardsbrochure200pxThe National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week Conference will be held August 26-28 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC.  The Conference will focus on fostering innovation, competitiveness and opportunities for minority businesses to retool and rebuild America’s Infrastructure under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

The Conference theme is “Energizing the American Economy with Minority Business Enterprises.” In addition to the State of Commerce Luncheon  and the Annual MED Week Awards Gala, the conference will feature a Business EXPO where entrepreneurs can network and share information.  Participants will also attend educational workshops and business networking events with representatives of MBDA, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and other public and private partners. 

Nominations are currently being accepted for MBDA’s 2009 Excellence in Minority Business Awards.  The award winners will be recognized at MBDA regional MED Week conferences and national award winners will be recognized at the MED Week Awards Gala on August 28, 2009 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel as part of the MED Week Conference activities.

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4 responses to “National MED Week Conference and Nominations for Awards Being Accepted

  1. We are a MSDC certified (PA-NJ-DE), an SDB and an AS9100/ISO certified extremely automated and modern machine shop specializing in aerospace and defense. Our desire is to expand in this field and penetrate other areas such as medical. In order to determine our attendence I would like to know:
    Names of major companies attending, will there be one on one sessions set up, the daily agenda, can businesses such as ours benefit from attending, etc.
    I can be also reached at 215-526-2080 x105.
    Thank you

  2. Sounds like it was a great event. I would love the opportunity to attend something like this in the future.

  3. I would love to be part of this event.

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