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MED Week: Charlotte, North Carolina

MED Week Planning Committee

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

MED Week: Charlotte, North Carolina

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Workshops
Tuesday, Oct 9 (8:30am - 12pm)
Oct 5, 2018 Free $0.00
Meet the Buyers/Prime Vendors Fair
Wednesday, Oct 11 (3pm - 5pm)
Oct 5, 2018 Free $0.00
MED Week Luncheon
Thursday, Oct 11 (11:30am - 1:30pm)
Oct 5, 2018 $50.00 $1.99
Workshop Gold Sponsor Ended $1,000.00 $0.00
Workshop Silver Sponsor Ended $750.00 $0.00
Workshop Bronze Sponsor Ended $500.00 $0.00
Luncheon Gold Sponsor Ended $1,500.00 $0.00
Luncheon Silver Sponsor Ended $750.00 $0.00
Luncheon Bronze Sponsor Ended $500.00 $0.00
MWSBE Sponsor Ended $250.00 $0.00
Luncheon Title Sponsor Ended $2,500.00 $17.95

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Event Details

Join business, government, and community leaders at the eigth annual Charlotte Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week celebrating minority entreprenuers and support our commitment to equal opportunity.

Deadline for event registration: October 6, 2018

Deadline for Sponsorship: September 14, 2018

Since 1983, the U.S. President has proclaimed a national Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week observance to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of minority business enterprises and to honor those corporations and financial institutions supporting minority business development. This year Charlotte will be celebrating MED week with a recognition luncheon and educational workshops thatcommemoratetheachievementsofminorityentrepreneursandaffirmourcommunity’scommitment to the principle of equalopportunity.





 

Workshops - Tuesday: October 9, 2018

Time:  8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Cost: Free, but pre-registration required; light refreshments provided

Description:  Workshops will provide insight on how to create a winning request for proposal response, finance and cash flow, bonding and navigating available resources.

 

Meet the Buyers/Prime Vendor Trade Fair - Wednesday: October 10, 2018

Time:  3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: Westin Hotel (601 S. College Street)

Cost:  Free, but pre-registration required; light refreshments provided

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.  

You will also have an opportunity 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.  

 

MED Week Recognition Luncheon - Thursday: October 11, 2018

Time:  11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Cost: $50

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

 

Sponsorship of the 2018 Minority Economic Development Week builds excellent visibility for your business in the community at large and with the business leaders and decision makers participating in the celebration. Sponsorship is also a great way to affirm your commitment and support to minority entrepreneurship.

 


WorkshopGold Sponsor:                $1,000.00

 

Benefits:

§  Company name and logo featured in all pre-eventpromotions

§  Logo recognition in printed event program and full pagead

§  Opportunity to showcase your support and commitment to minorityentrepreneurship

§  Positive exposure for your business with your presence and visibility at theevent

WorkshopSilverSponsor:              $750.00 Benefits:

§  Company name and logo featured in all pre-eventpromotions

§  Logo recognition in printed event program and ½ pagead

§  Opportunity to showcase your support and commitment to minorityentrepreneurship

§  Positive exposure for your business with your presence and visibility at theevent

WorkshopBronzeSponsor:           $500.00 Benefits:

§  Company name and logo featured in all pre-eventpromotions

§  Logo recognition in printed event program and ¼ pagead

§  Opportunity to showcase your support and commitment to minorityentrepreneurship

§  Positive exposure for your business with your presence and visibility at theevent

LuncheonTitleSponsor:                 $2,500.00 Benefits:

§  VIP reserved seating with complimentary admission for eight (8) to the RecognitionLuncheon

§  Comments from the podium at the RecognitionLuncheon

§  Company name and logo featured in all pre-eventpromotions

§  Logo recognition in printed event program and back cover full pagead

§  Opportunity to showcase your support and commitment to minorityentrepreneurship

§  Positive exposure for your business with your presence and visibility at theevent

LuncheonGoldSponsor:                $1,500.00 Benefits:

§  VIP reserved seating with complimentary admission for five (5) to the RecognitionLuncheon

§  Verbal recognition from the podium at the RecognitionLuncheon

§  Company name and logo featured in all pre-eventpromotions

§  Logo recognition in printed event program and full pagead

§  Opportunity to showcase your support and commitment to minorityentrepreneurship

§  Positive exposure for your business with your presence and visibility at theevent

 

LuncheonSilverSponsor:              $750.00 Benefits:

§  VIP reserved seating with complimentary admission for three (3) to the RecognitionLuncheon

§  Verbal recognition from the podium at the RecognitionLuncheon

§  Company name and logo featured in all pre-eventpromotions

§  Logo recognition in printed event program and ½ pagead

§  Opportunity to showcase your support and commitment to minorityentrepreneurship

§  Positive exposure for your business with your presence and visibility at theevent

 

LuncheonBronzeSponsor:            $500.00 Benefits:

§  VIP reserved seating with complimentary admission for two (2) to the RecognitionLuncheon

§  Verbal recognition from the podium at the RecognitionLuncheon

§  Company name and logo featured in all pre-eventpromotions

§  Logo recognition in printed event program and ¼ pagead

§  Opportunity to showcase your support and commitment to minorityentrepreneurship

§  Positive exposure for your business with your presence and visibility at theevent

 

MWSBESponsorships:                   $250.00 Benefits:

§  VIP reserved seating with complimentary admission for one (1) to the RecognitionLuncheon

§  Logo recognition in printed eventprogram

§  Opportunity to showcase your support and commitment to minorityentrepreneurship

§  Positive exposure for your business with your presence and visibility at theevent

 

For Sponsorship information, please contact:

 

Kaye Gantt
p: (919) 688-7668
kgantt@theinstitute.org
Have questions about MED Week: Charlotte, North Carolina? Contact MED Week Planning Committee

When & Where


Charlotte, NC Airport
5501 Josh Birmingham PKWY
Charlotte, NC 28208

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)


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Organizer

MED Week Planning Committee

Since 1983, the U.S. President has proclaimed a national MED Week observance to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of minority business enterprises, and to honor those corporations and financial institutions supporting minority business development.

Questions? Contact Gwen Gillespie at GGillespie@theinstitutenc.org or (919) 838-9950

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