The Economic Development Forum (EDF) is a community-wide event that focuses on economic development -- impacting business growth and job creation. During the event, we highlight strategies, innovations and best practices in economic and minority business development. This year's event is August 26-28, 2014 at the Memphis Cook Convention Center.
We are offering complimentary SEMINAR and EXHIBIT HALL tickets to our community partners (valued at $50/ticket). Meet and connect with business leaders, other community stakeholders and national thought leaders, more than 150 exhibitors including minority and women-owned businesses and learn about community organizations working to drive economic growth in our community.
Other key events include:
- Power Breakfast Speaker: Jamal Mashburn, former NBA and University of Kentucky basketball player
- Luncheon Keynote Speakers: Dr. Thomas Boston, CEO of EuQuant and Tim Wise, Author, Scholar and Regular Guest on CNN and MSNBC
- Featured seminars "The New Frontier in Construction Project Delivery" and "Transformational Leadership: Leading Organizations through Revival, Change and Growth" featuring Dr. Reginald Coopwood, President and CEO, Regional One Health
If interested in purchasing a sponsorship, full conference package or meal function tickets, please e-mail Doris Gordon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on this year's Forum, visit http://edf.mmbc-memphis.org
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The MMBC Continuum
Focused on growing scalable minority and women-owned business enterprises, The MMBC Continuum successfully impacts minority business and economic development with its nationally recognized strategic business-to-business model.
Today, more than 120 corporations and over 600 certified minority and women-owned business enterprises trust The MMBC Continuum to help them achieve their business goals.
Since 2008, The MMBC Continuum’s innovative approach to minority economic development model has resulted in M/WBEs being awarded over $1 billion in contract and procurement awards in the Greater Memphis region.