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MED Week: Durham, North Carolina

NC MED Week Planning Committee

Monday, October 2, 2017 at 6:00 PM - Friday, October 6, 2017 at 3:00 PM (EDT)

MED Week: Durham, North Carolina

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Meet the Developers of Durham Projects
Monday, Oct 2. (6 pm-8 pm)
Sep 29, 2017 Free $0.00
MED Week Honors Breakfast
Tuesday, Oct 3 (8 am-10 am)
Sep 29, 2017 $30.00 $1.59
Golfer's MED Week Golf Day
Friday, Oct 6 (Tee Time 8:30 am)
Sep 29, 2017 $45.00 $1.89
Golf Clinic MED Week Golf Day
Friday, Oct 6 (8:30 am)
Sep 29, 2017 $20.00 $1.39
MED Week Presenting Sponsor Ended $3,000.00 $0.00
MED Week Gold Sponsor Ended $2,000.00 $0.00
MED Week Silver Sponsor Ended $1,000.00 $0.00
MED Week Bronze Sponsor Ended $500.00 $0.00
Golf Day Hole Sponsor Sep 29, 2017 $250.00 $0.00
Golf Day Hole Sponsor (includes foursome)   more info Sep 29, 2017 $430.00 $9.59

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The mission of MED Week in the City of Durham is to recognize and celebrate the contributions of minority- and women-owned businesses to the economic vibrancy of our community, and promote their continued growth and success. Through a week-long series of education, outreach and recognition events, we proudly support the development of diverse businesses in Durham. (Sponsorship Opportunities below)

Durham MED Week 2017 Theme:

"Minority & Women Businesses Fueling Economic Growth"

 


 

SCHEDULE of EVENTS

 

Monday, Oct. 2, 6 p.m. — 8 p.m.

Meet the Developers of Durham Projects (FREE, registration required) 

Sponsored by Derwood Plummer and Thomas

Location: Hilton Durham near Duke University
  3800 Hillsborough Rd
  Durham, NC 27705


This year’s kick-off features development representatives from Durham Public Schools, Research Triangle Park Foundation, Raleigh-Durham International Airport, North Carolina Central University and the City of Durham. These presentations will be followed by breakout sessions with construction management firms Balfour Beatty, Skanska, Gilbane and LeChase to learn pre-qualifications to work on their projects. 

 

Tuesday, Oct. 3, 8 a.m. — 10 a.m. 

MED Week Honors Breakfast ($30 per person)

Keynote Speakers: Simone Bruni Crouere, The Demo Diva 

Location: Cotton Room
  Bldg. 6, Golden Belt
  807 East Main Street
  Durham, NC 27701

A celebration of the achievements of minority and women entrepreneurs and affirm the commitment of government, business and the community to the principle of equal opportunity. Featured on the television program. “Blue Collar Millionaire,” Simone Bruni Crouere will tell her interesting story of having no experience in the construction industry. But Hurricane Katrina led her to toss off her high heels for steel-tip boots and enter the demolition business. With a little grit and using her branding and marketing savvy, she has built a million dollar business while painting her town hot pink!

 

Wednesday, Oct. 4, 6 p.m. — 8 p.m.

Minorities Who Give Back: A Look at Service through Education (FREE, separate registration required -> HERE)

Sponsored by the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce

Location: Self-Help
  302 W. Main Street
  Durham, NC 27701

In support of MED Week, the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce is hosting a panel discussion focusing on minorities who give back through education, and how we as a community can help.

Register HERE.

 

Thursday, Oct. 5, 5 p.m. — 8 p.m.

MED Week Business Fair (FREE, separate registration required -> HERE)

Location: Durham Armory
  212 Foster Street
  Durham, NC 27701

The business fair is a great opportunity to meet and engage with attendees, MED Week sponsors, small and minority businesses vendors, government, corporate and institutional purchaser vendors, and more. Vendor booths are limited and available for a minimal fee. Refreshments and door prizes available.

Register HERE.

 

Friday, Oct. 6, Beginning at 8:30 a.m. 

MED Week Golf Day (deadline for registration September 29)

Golfer's Golf Clinic
Cost: $45

Cost: $20

Includes: food, green fee and cart

Includes: lunch

Location: Falls Village Golf Club
  115 Falls Village Lane 
  Durham, NC 27703

Enjoy a day of golfing and networking with large and small companies, public officials, corporate executives, customers, contractors and other golf enthusiasts. Registration and continental breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 9 am. Not a golfer yet? Get your start by participating in the golf clinic at 11 a.m. The clinic will teach proper club hold, swing and drive from a golf pro.

Golf Day Hole Sponsor slots are still available for $250 (hole sponsor) and $430 (hole sponsor and foursome golf).

 


 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Sponsorship of the 2017 Minority Enterprise Development Week builds excellent visibility for your business in the community at large, and to the many business leaders and decision makers who participate in the week’s events.  Sponsoring Minority Enterprise Development Week is a great way to associate your business with a positive, proactive movement for the celebration of minority entrepreneurship and development of diversity. 

If you have additional questions or to request an invoice option for Sponsorship, please call or email:

Deborah Giles
p: (919) 560-4180
e: deborah.giles@durhamnc.gov


Presenting Sponsor: $3,000.00

Benefits:

  • Complimentary VIP reserved seating for eight (8) at the Honors Breakfast
  • Complimentary vendor space at the MED Week Business Fair
  • Complimentary slots for four (4) for MED Week Golf
  • Complimentary seating at the Meet the Developers Seminar and Minorities Who Give Back Event
  • Verbal recognition from the podium at all events
  • Company name and logo featured in all pre-event promotion
  • 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

 

Gold Sponsor: $2,000.00

Benefits:

  • Complimentary VIP reserved seating for six (6) at the Honors Breakfast
  • Complimentary vendor space at the MED Week Business Fair
  • Complimentary slots for two (2) for MED Week Golf
  • Complimentary seating at the Meet the Developers Seminar and Minorities Who Give Back Event
  • Verbal recognition from the podium at all events
  • Company name and logo featured in all pre-event promotion
  • 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

 

Silver Sponsor: $1,000.00

Benefits:

  • Complimentary VIP reserved seating for four (4) at the Honors Breakfast
  • Complimentary vendor space at the MED Week Business Fair
  • Complimentary seating at the Meet the Developers Seminar and Minorities Who Give Back Event
  • Verbal recognition from the podium at all events
  • Company name and logo featured in all pre-event promotion
  • 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

 

Bronze Sponsor: $500.00

Benefits:

  • Complimentary VIP reserved seating for two (2) at the Honors Breakfast
  • Complimentary seating at the Meet the Developers Seminar and Minorities Who Give Back Event
  • Company name and logo featured in all pre-event promotion
  • 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

Have questions about MED Week: Durham, North Carolina? Contact NC MED Week Planning Committee

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Monday, October 2, 2017 at 6:00 PM - Friday, October 6, 2017 at 3:00 PM (EDT)


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NC 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.

 Durham’s MED Week celebrates the achievements of minority entrepreneurs and affirms government, business and community organizations’ commitment to the principle of equal opportunity. The theme for 2017 is “Minority & Women Businesses: Fueling Economic Growth.”

The mission of MED Week in the City of Durham is to recognize and celebrate the contributions of minority- and women-owned businesses to the economic vibrancy of our community, and promote their continued growth and success. Through a week-long series of education, outreach and recognition events, we proudly support the development of diverse businesses in Durham.

Questions? 

For Durham MED Week: Deborah Giles at (919) 560-4180 or Deborah.Giles@durhamnc.gov


 

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