As Northern Virginia and the country fight out of fiscal crisis and the Business Communtiy begins to grow once again, what is the outlook for businesses -- especially minority-owned businesses? What are the growth sectors and where should we invest our time and energy to gain strategic advantage? Join us for "The Future of Northern Virginia Black Business".
The Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce announces the winners of its 2012 business honors, and keynote speaker Dr. Lisa Sturtevant, Deputy Director of the George Mason University Center for Regional Analysis who will discuss the economic future of Northern Virginia. Following Sturtevant's presentation on the 2013 forecast, Congressman Gerry Connolly and Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova and will join NVBCC leaders in presenting six awards to seven recipients:
Special thanks to our sponsors: The Wentworth Group (presenting sponsor), Armor Medical (table sponsor), Key Concepts Knowledgebase (table sponsor), Brazen Maven(SM) Marketing Communications, The Law Offices of Dontae L. Bugg, PLLC, and Lutalo Technology Solutions
Dr. Lisa A. Sturtevant, Research Assistant Professor at the George Mason University School of Public Policy in the Center for Regional Analysis, will deliver the keynote address. Her recent publications include Policies and Programs to Preserve Affordable Housing: A Review of Incentives and Recommendations for Northern Virginia, and National Economic Impact of Non-Profit Downpayment Assistance Providers (with Stephen Fuller.) Dr. Sturtevant also writes monthly reports for the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors and quarterly reports for the Richmond Association of Realtors on housing markets.
For more details on programs and sponsorship, contact the Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce at 703-879-2770 or visit our website at http://www.novabcc.org.
The Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit 501c3 organization that supports economic empowerment throughout the region, and creates opportunities for businesses and entrepreneurs to build relationships, expand networks, obtain practical professional development, and to build their companies and careers.
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