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June 19-21, 2018
Economic Development Forum – The Guesthouse at Graceland
The MMBC Continuum convenes one of the largest economic development conferences in the mid-south. Annually EDF connects Fortune 500 CEOs and senior executives, diverse suppliers, corporate purchasing managers, renowned speakers, national thought leaders, regional and local community leaders and youth to focus on the economic impact of growing scalable diverse suppliers.

 

Please save the following dates for 2018 Training & Development Seminars.
*Please check the site regularly as additional details are forthcoming.

January 24 & 25, 2018 – 7:30 a.m.
Financial Management for the Closely Held Business

During this two day seminar you will learn about the opportunities hidden in your company’s finan­cial statements. (*registration fee applies) Hear from business owners how this class has impacted their business! Click Here

February 7-March 14, 2018 (6 week class)
Turner Construction Management Class

A six-week series of classes designed to enhance your business. The class presents best practices and efficiencies designed to improve the output of your company.

M/WBE firms in construction and construction-related trades are encouraged to register to attend!

March 22, 2018 - 10:30 a.m. (Lunch included)
Focus: The Supply/Demand Side of Supplier Diversity
Executing Your Growth Vision: The Value of Strategic “Shift” Teams

April 10 & 11 2018
2GMBE Academy

This dynamic experience partners junior and senior high school students of different ethnicities to explore business ideas targeted and marketed to the fastest growing demographic, the minority consumer market (i.e. mobile technology, media, travel, etc.). Students learn from industry experts and professionals about successful business strategies. They also pitch their ideas in a “Shark Tank” format to a panel of mock investors.

September 20, 2018 – 10:30 a.m.
Focus: To be announced


November 12-16, 2018 - MED WEEK
Week long focus on Minority Economic Development which includes collaborative focus and input from other economic development partners to present seminars, symposiums and training sessions to empower business owners.

Also added new this year is the Joint Venture Initiative (JVI) with intensive focus for firms interested in future JV opportunities.

April 5 – Session 1: JV Business Case; Organizing the JV
April 26 - Session 2: JV Infrastructure/Operations/Legal
May 31 - Session 3: Post-Organization Considerations
Sept. 27 – Session 4: Aligning the Right Fits – TBC

June 19-21, 2018
2018 Economic Development Forum
Guesthouse at Graceland & Elvis Presley Resort/ Memphis, TN

November 16, 2018 – 11:00 am
Robert R. Church Achievement Awards Luncheon

Holiday Inn – University of Memphis
(3700 Central Ave.)

December 5, 2018 - 5:30- 7:30 pm
(Date pending final confirmation)
Holiday Business Mixer
– By Invitation


Greater Memphis Chamber
For more information about Chamber events click here.


State of Tennessee - Economic & Community Development
For more information visit: www.tn.gov/ecd/


Black Business Association of Memphis
For more information visit: www.bbamemphis.com


New Memphis Institute
(formerly Leadership Academy)
For more information visit: www.newmemphis.org


Leadership Memphis
For more information visit: www.leadershipmemphis.org


NAWBO
For more information visit: www.nawbomemphis.org


RBC-Renaissance Business Center
For more information visit: www.cityofmemphis.org


Memphis Bioworks Foundation
For more information visit: www.memphisbioworks.org


EPICenter
For more information visit: www.epicentermemphis.com


StartCo
For more information visit: neverstop.co


WIN (Workforce Investment Network)
For more information visit: www.workforceinvestmentnetwork.com


MAMCA (Memphis Area Minority Contractors Association)
For more information visit: www.memphisminoritycontractors.org


BERO (Business Economic Resource Office)
Economic & Community Development - State of Tennessee

For more information visit: www.tn.gov/ecd


Tennessee Small Business Development Centers
For more information visit: www.tsbdc.org


City of Memphis Office of Business Diversity & Compliance
For more information visit: www.memphistn.gov/Government/Business-Diversity-Compliance

MMBC Continuum YouTube Channel

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