Mecklenburg County-area range enterprise teams, non-public and civic organizations, and suppliers will host an area celebration of Minority Enterprise Growth (MED) Week Monday, Oct. 2, by way of Thursday, Oct. 5. MED Week acknowledges the accomplishments of minority enterprise enterprises and honors these firms and monetary establishments supporting minority enterprise growth.
The Mecklenburg County Office of Economic Development is a MED Week companion and can host free academic classes on Tuesday, Oct. 3, at Valerie C. Woodard Heart, 3205 Freedom Drive in Charlotte. These classes will join company with consultants on constructing a enterprise, emotional intelligence, branding, and finance. Representatives from the Workplace of Financial Growth’s small business lending and credit coaching program additionally will likely be featured on Tuesday, discussing entry to capital.
Since 1983, U.S. presidents have proclaimed nationwide MED Week. The native theme for MED Week 2023 is “Honoring the Previous — Uplifting the Current — Shaping the Future.”
Along with the free classes on Tuesday, MED Week individuals are inspired to attend an Oct. 2 golf match, a enterprise connections exposition and networking alternative on Oct. 4, and an awards luncheon on Oct. 5.
The mission of the Mecklenburg County Workplace of Financial Growth is to supply assets to enterprise communities to draw, retain and broaden employment alternatives for residents. The workplace strives to stimulate the native financial system and broaden the native gross sales and property tax base, whereas sustaining a constructive steadiness between development, social fairness and the financial system. Discover out extra about financial growth applications and initiatives at oed.mecknc.gov.