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Charlotte Douglas International Airport

5601 Wilkinson Blvd

Charlotte, NC 28209

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Charlotte Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week is a 3-day educational and networking opportunity, celebrating minority businesses.

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Join business, government, and community leaders at the seventh annual Charlotte Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week celebration honoring outstanding minority and women-owned businesses and the agencies and individuals who support a diverse marketplace.

Workshops: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Description: Workshops will provide insight on how to balance small business, life and health, and others to be determined.

Location: Charlotte Douglas International Airport, 5601 Wilkinson Blvd, Charlotte

Cost: $25: light refreshments provided

Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Meet the Buyers and Prime Contractors Trade Fair: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Description: Have you been curious about the upcoming public and private projects you see or have heard were coming to the Charlotte area? If so, this is your opportunity to find out what some of the projects are, who is doing them, and the various contracting opportunities available. Hear from Balfour Beatty, JE Dunn, Turner, Edifice and many others as they share and provide insight on their upcoming projects.

You will also have an opportunity to meet directly with purchasing and procurement professionals to cultivate new relationships during the vendor fair. This is an incredible opportunity to make business contacts that would otherwise take years to develop. Speak with representatives from the City of Charlotte, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte- Mecklenburg Schools, Hispanic Contractors Association of the Carolinas, Charlotte Housing Authority, CATS and more.

Location: Charlotte Douglas International Airport, 5601 Wilkinson Blvd, Charlotte

Cost: Free, but registration is required; light refreshments

Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

MED Week Luncheon: Thursday, October 17, 2019

Description: Come celebrate the achievements of minority and women entrepreneurs and honor those corporations and financial institutions supporting minority business development.

Location: Renaissance Charlotte SouthPark Hotel, 5501 Carnegie Blvd, Charlotte

Cost: $50

Time: 11:30 pm - 1:30 pm

2019 Minority Enterprise Development Week Sponsorship Opportunities

Overall MED Week Title Sponsor: $3,000 (SOLD)

Benefits:

  • VIP reserved seating with complimentary admission for ten (10) to the Recognition Luncheon
  • Verbal recognition from the podium
  • Company name and logo featured in all pre-event promotions
  • Logo recognition in printed event program and two full-page Ads
  • Display table at the vendor fair on October 16th
  • Opportunity to showcase your support and commitment to minority entrepreneurship
  • Positive exposure for your business with your presence and visibility at the event

Workshop Title Sponsor: $2,500

Benefits:

  • Verbal recognition from the podium
  • Company name and logo featured in all pre-event promotions
  • Logo recognition in printed event program and full-page Ad
  • Display table at the vendor fair on October 16th
  • Opportunity to showcase your support and commitment to minority entrepreneurship
  • Positive exposure for your business with your presence and visibility at the event

Workshop Gold Sponsor: $1,000.00

Benefits:

  • Company name and logo featured in all pre-event promotions
  • Logo recognition in printed event program and full-page Ad
  • Display table at the vendor fair on October 16th
  • Opportunity to showcase your support and commitment to minority entrepreneurship
  • Positive exposure for your business with your presence and visibility at the event

Workshop Silver Sponsor: $750.00

Benefits:

  • Company name and logo featured in all pre-event promotions
  • Logo recognition in printed event program and ½ page ad
  • Display table at the vendor fair on October 16th
  • Opportunity to showcase your support and commitment to minority entrepreneurship
  • Positive exposure for your business with your presence and visibility at the event

Workshop Bronze Sponsor: $500.00

Benefits:

  • Company name and logo featured in all pre-event promotions
  • Logo recognition in printed event program and ¼ page ad
  • Opportunity to showcase your support and commitment to minority entrepreneurship
  • Positive exposure for your business with your presence and visibility at the event

Luncheon Title Sponsor: $2,500.00 (SOLD)

Benefits:

  • VIP reserved seating with complimentary admission for eight (8) to the Recognition Luncheon
  • Comments from the podium at the Recognition Luncheon
  • Company name and logo featured in all pre-event promotions
  • Logo recognition in printed event program and back cover full-page ad
  • Display table at the vendor fair on October 16th
  • Opportunity to showcase your support and commitment to minority entrepreneurship
  • Positive exposure for your business with your presence and visibility at the event

Keynote Speaker Luncheon Sponsor: $1,500.00 (SOLD)

Benefits:

  • VIP reserved seating with complimentary admission for five (5) to the Recognition Luncheon
  • Verbal recognition from the podium
  • Company name and logo featured in all pre-event promotions
  • Logo recognition in printed event program and full-page Ad
  • Display table at the vendor fair on October 16th
  • Opportunity to showcase your support and commitment to minority entrepreneurship
  • Positive exposure for your business with your presence and visibility at the event

Luncheon Gold Sponsor: $1,000.00

Benefits:

  • VIP reserved seating with complimentary admission for five (5) to the Recognition Luncheon
  • Verbal recognition from the podium at the Recognition Luncheon
  • Company name and logo featured in all pre-event promotions
  • Logo recognition in printed event program and full-page ad
  • Display table at the vendor fair on October 16th
  • Opportunity to showcase your support and commitment to minority entrepreneurship
  • Positive exposure for your business with your presence and visibility at the event

Luncheon Silver Sponsor: $750.00

Benefits:

  • VIP reserved seating with complimentary admission for three (3) to the Recognition Luncheon
  • Verbal recognition from the podium at the Recognition Luncheon
  • Company name and logo featured in all pre-event promotions
  • Logo recognition in printed event program and ½ page ad
  • Display table at the vendor fair on October 16th
  • Opportunity to showcase your support and commitment to minority entrepreneurship
  • Positive exposure for your business with your presence and visibility at the event

Luncheon Bronze Sponsor: $500.00

Benefits:

  • VIP reserved seating with complimentary admission for two (2) to the Recognition Luncheon
  • Verbal recognition from the podium at the Recognition Luncheon
  • Company name and logo featured in all pre-event promotions
  • Logo recognition in printed event program and ½ page ad
  • Opportunity to showcase your support and commitment to minority entrepreneurship
  • Positive exposure for your business with your presence and visibility at the event

MWSBE Sponsorships: $250.00

Benefits:

  • VIP reserved seating with complimentary admission for one (1) to the Recognition Luncheon
  • Logo recognition in printed event program
  • Opportunity to showcase your support and commitment to minority entrepreneurship
  • Positive exposure for your business with your presence and visibility at the event
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