Saturday, April 26, 2008
2008 Small & Minority Business Symposium
The City of Tampa's Mayor's African American Advisory Council (MAAAC), in collaboration with the City of Tampa Minority Business Development Division and the City of Tampa Neighborhood & Community Relations Office hosted the 2008 Small & Minority Business Symposium on Saturday, April 26, 2008 at the Hillsborough Community College Ybor Campus from 8:00am - 4:00pm, located at 2001 14th Street within Historic Ybor City.
The event was proudly sponsored in partnership by Title Sponsors Bright House Networks, Hillsborough Community College, Panera Breads, Time Customer Service, Inc. Platinum Sponsors The Florida Sentinel Bulletin, Smoothie King and Tampa International Airport, along with various community and corporate partners are also on board.
The Symposium was a city-wide community outreach, bringing together small and minority businesses seeking to increase opportunities to do business with the City of Tampa, public/private sectors and other businesses.
The event was FREE and open to the public and featured:
The Symposium was proudly brought to you in partnership by:
Additional Sponsors and Corporate Supporters:
City of Tampa Cable Television
City of Tampa Construction Services Division
City of Tampa Housing & Community Development Division
City of Tampa Purchasing Department
City of Tampa Water Department
Credit Solutions Pro
Florida Sentinel Bulletin
Hillsborough County School Board (Career, Technical & Education Centers)
Hillsborough County Small Business Information Center [SBIC]
Nielson, Wojtowicz, Neu, and Associates
Tampa Bay Black Business Investment Corporation [BBIC]
Tampa Bay Super Bowl Host Committee
Tampa General Hospital
2nd ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM - Online Registration Open Now!
Early Bird Registration Special Only $20; Onsite Registration (day of the event) $30
(includes continental breakfast, Session I and/or Session II workshops,
powerful Business Matching Trade Show, interactive panel discussions
and networking luncheon with a dynamic keynote speaker)