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2nd Annual City of Tampa Small & Minority Business Symposium

MAAAC Chairs: Isell Denson & Yolanda Anthony

Symposium Event Chairs: Eleanor Gilder & Herman Broxton

 

Hosted by:

City of Tampa Mayor's African American Advisory Council

 

City of Tampa Minority Business Development Division

 

Business Matching Trade Show Team Coordinator:

Event Team Coordinator:

Onsite Registration Team Coordinator:

Pre-Registration Team Coordinator:

Vendor Team Coordinator:

Workshop Facilitator Team Coordinator:

Ida Williams-Campbell

Althea Williams

Candace Cusseaux

Joycelyn Carpenter

Halvern Johnson

Fehintola Oguntebi

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THEME: "Successful Business Connections for Small & Minority Companies in Today's Economy"

Saturday, September 26, 2009

8:00am - 4:00pm

 

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Keynote Speaker: Fredrick H. L. McClure - Partner, DLA Piper US LLP

Quorum logo Quorum Hotel

Quorum Hotel
700 North Westshore Boulevard
Tampa, Florida 33609

This Event Is Open To The Public

 

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)

Purpose of the Symposium:

  • To provide a forum to explore a variety of issues surrounding the success of small and minority businesses.

Our Strategy:

  • To develop a series of workshops, (including a renowned luncheon speaker) with panelists that will take you to the core of the issues.

Who Should Attend:

  • Minorities, Women, small and disadvantaged business leaders (corporate and non-profit executives, Director through CEO, Chairperson and President).

Why You Should Attend:

  • The topics to be covered will provide you with the opportunity to develop, enhance, and reinforce your businessí development, leadership skills, and core competencies.

  • Expand your sphere of influence through networking, and extend your access to knowledge provided by experts.

Workshop Vendor Sponsor Registration Packet logo

*GET YOUR SYMPOSIUM SPONSOR PACKET HERE*

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CHECK OUT THE WORKSHOPS!

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EXPLORE...

 

Symposium Map

REVIEW EVENT AGENDA!

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DOWNLOAD EVENT FLYER!

Symposium Flyer

SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE!

Sponsor Opportuniites Flyer

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THE SYMPOSIUM WERE PROUDLY BROUGHT TO YOU IN PARTNERSHIP BY THE FOLLOWING:

TITLE SPONSOR

Quorum Hotel

 

 

 

PLANTINUM SPONSOR

Florida Sentinel Bulletin Tampa Electric Company

 

 

 

 

GOLD SPONSORS

Tampa International Airport

CH2MHill Logo link to Black Woemen Business Owners, Executives & Entrepreneurs web site link to Collateral Marketing Concepts web site
The Brandon Gazette Pickett Relations Group Powerbroker Magazine

 

 

 

BRONZE SPONSOR

Jhordan Medical Supply

 

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A VERY SPECIAL THANKS, for volunteering their time, talents, and patience to help coordinate, facilitate or host this event:

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City of Tampa Cable Television (CTTV)

City of tampa clean city division

City of Tampa Construction Services Division

City of Tampa Growth Management & Development Department

City of Tampa Housing & Community Development Division

City of Tampa Mayor's African American Advisory Council (MAAAC)

City of Tampa Neighborhood & Community Relations Office

City of Tampa Purchasing Department

City of Tampa Small & Minority Business Development Division

City of tampa technology & innovation department

Credit Solutions Pro

Fredrick H. L. McClure - Partner, DLA Piper US LLP

Hillsborough County Small Business Information Center [SBIC]

Just' Lookin' Out! Mike Reid

Nielson, Wojtowicz, Neu, and Associates

Tampa City Council Chairman Rev. Thomas Scott

United States Small Business Administration