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Current MBDA Newsletters

MBDA Connecting Business with Opportunity

Video Message from National Director Alejandra Y. Castillo
B2B Best! Matchmaking at the 2014 National MED Week Conference
Increased Collaboration in Creating Stronger Communities across the Country
MBDA Business Center Spotlight: Bridgeport
Upcoming Webinars
Upcoming Events


 

Previous eNewsletters

Join us at the 2014 National Minority Enterprise Development Week Conference

Video Message from National Director Alejandra Y. Castillo
Registration Now Open for the 2014 National Minority Enterprise Development Week Conference
Meeting the Needs of Asian American and Pacific Islander Businesses and Entrepreneurs
MBDA Business Center Spotlight: Santa Fe, NM – New Mexico Native American Economic Summit
National Director Castillo Keynotes National Journal The Next America: Making America Work
Upcoming Events

May is World Trade & Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

Video Message from National Director Alejandra Y. Castillo
May is World Trade Month 2014
Asian-Pacific Islander American Business Leaders Convene in Nation’s Capital for Historic Meeting
MBDA Public Servant Reflects on 42-years of Federal Service
MBDA Business Center Opens in Washington, D.C., Helps Companies Gain Access to Capital, Contracts for Job Creation

MBDA Welcomes New National Director

Video Message from new National Director Alejandra Y. Castillo
Energy Partnership: MBDA and DOE
MBDA Centers Open in Bronx, Baltimore
Houston Open House Intellectual Property Webinar Series
SBA Improves Small Businesses Access to 7(a) and 504 Loan Programs; Enhances Job Creation
MBDA Hosts Women’s Business Roundtable

Celebrating 45 Years

Video Message from Acting National Director Alejandra Y. Castillo
Congressional Recognition of MBDA's 45th Anniversary
Look South for your Next Customer!
MBDA Business Center Spotlight: Houston Grand Opening
The National Minority Enterprise Development Week Awards Nominations

MBDA Celebrates African American Heritage Month

Video Message from Acting National Director Alejandra Y. Castillo
The Fifth Anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Look South: Increasing U.S. Trade with Latin America
Minority Entrepreneur Builds Company, Creates Jobs in Philadelphia Region
The National Minority Enterprise Development Week Awards Nominations

MBDA National Director Says Goodbye

Director Hinson's Column
Hospitality Industry in the Boom
New Rules to 1910 Buy Indian Act Give Indian-owned Businesses Additional Procurement Opportunities
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to Lead Trade Mission to the Middle East
Upcoming Event

Thank you and Happy Holidays

Director Hinson's Column
MBDA Recognizes 2013 National MED Week Award Winners
New MBDA Business Centers Take Center Stage
The “Open for Business” Agenda
Upcoming Event

MBDA Supporting the Growth and Global Expansion of Minority-owned Businesses

Native American Heritage Month
Phoenix MBDA Business Center to Host 1st Annual Global Business Conference
DCD Construction Experiences Exponential Growth after One Year as MBDA Client!
MBDA Leaders Receive Awards & Recognition
Upcoming Events

MBDA: Finding New Opportunities around the World

Minority Enterprise Development Week Call for Nominations
Exporting to Sub-Saharan Africa is a win-win!
"Kingonomics" Conference Empowers Minority Entrepreneurs
Hispanic Heritage Month
MBDA Business Center Spotlight: San Jose
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to Lead Business Development Mission to Mexico
 

MBDA: Keeping the Dream Alive your Resource in Job Creation and Business Expansion

Director Hinson's Column: The March on Washington - 50 Years Later
News to Use: Is there an export market for my company?
Connecticut and Illinois Invest in Minority Business
MBDA Business Center Spotlight: Mobile
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Announces First Business Development Mission to Mexico
Upcoming Events

August Global Highlights: Grow Your Business through Exports

U.S. Exports Reach All-Time High of $191.2 Billion in June
Exporting is good for Business!
Sub-Saharan Africa Agribusiness Reverse Trade Mission   
SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Announces First Business Development Mission to Mexico
MBDA Grows Businesses through Exports – MBDA Helps Education Company Secure $6.2 Million Contract

Another Year of Record Breaking Performance for MBDA

Director Hinson's Column
News to Use: Implementing the Affordable Care Act
Virginia Entrepreneur Makes Connection to Expand Business Opportunities
MBDA Business Center Spotlight: Los Angeles
New this Month: The MBDA Global Webinar Series
Upcoming Events

Engage our Offices in your Domestic & International Expansion Pursuits

Director Hinson's Column
Increasing Participation of Minority and Women-owned Business
MBDA Business Center Spotlight: Detroit
Interested in Operating an MBDA Business Center?
Upcoming Events

Resources to Help You Grow and Expand your Business

Director Hinson's Column
President Obama Sends FY 2014 Budget to Congress
MBDA Business Center-Atlanta Launches Health IT Partnering Program
MBDA Webinars: We’ve Got You Covered
Upcoming Events

American Business: Seizing Opportunities at Home and Abroad

Director Hinson's Column
MBDA Congratulates Clients on Recent Appointments to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Manufacturing Council
Spotlight on: MBDA Global Business Center
Upcoming Events

MBDA: Your Partner for Growth and Expansion

Director Hinson's Column
Los Angeles Mayor Establishes City Contracting Office
Financing Options for Growing a Global Business
Honoring African American History Month
Spotlight on: The Memphis MBDA Business Center
Upcoming Events

MBDA: A Must Have Resource for Continued Domestic and International Business Success!

Director Hinson's Column
Congress Returns, President Signs Bill for Sandy Flood Insurance
MBDA Business Center Spotlight: Puerto Rico
Upcoming Events

Happy Holidays from MBDA

MBDA National Director's Column
30th Anniversary National MED Week in Review
Upcoming Events

Supporting your Ability to Access Global Markets

MBDA National Director's Column
Congress Returns, Passes Russian Trade Bill
Leveraging International Opportunities in Emerging Markets: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South America (BRICS)
"We Will Be Known Forever by the Tracks We Leave" – Santee Sioux Tribe
Upcoming Events

Partnerships Matter: Creating an Economy Built to Last

MBDA National Director's Column
The Art of Science: Business Matchmakers and the Evolution of Sales
Zambia: One of the Fastest Growing Economies in the World
San Antonio MBDA Business Center to Bridge Minority-Owned Businesses with Latin America
Upcoming Events

Making America More Competitive: Growing Minority-Owned Businesses

MBDA National Director's Column
MBDA National Director Hinson Builds Relationships with Brazil in Line with Obama Administration NEI Goals
MBDA Fiscal Year 2011 Annual Performance Report Quick Reference Available
California High-Speed Rail Signals Contracts for Minority Businesses

MBDA Obtains Record-Breaking Performance in Fiscal Year 2011

MBDA National Director's Column
Reverse Trade Missions and Webinars Save MBEs Time and Money
Business Tips: 10 Cost Saving Ideas for Business Owners
Minority Enterprise Development Week Awards Nominations
Upcoming Events
Spotlight On: The Atlanta MBDA Business Center

World Trade Month: Promoting Products Made in the U.S. Abroad

MBDA National Director's Column
Manufacturing Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge
Minority Enterprise Development Week Awards Nominations
Upcoming Events
Spotlight On: Texas MBDA Business Centers

Changing History: Increasing Your Chances for Success

MBDA National Director's Column
Legislative Corner - Grow Your Company with Training/Employment Programs & Manufacturer Training Grants
New Lending Program: SBA Seeks Non-Profit Lenders to Make Business Loans
Upcoming Events
Spotlight on: The Chicago MBDA Business Center
MBDA Announces New Business Center in Memphis, TN

Expanding Presence & Strengthening Connections

MBDA National Director's Column
Legislative Corner - United States Senate Passes JOBS Act
Initiative Aims to Foster National Teaming Arrangements with Alaska Native Corporations
Upcoming Events
Spotlight on: The Riverside MBDA Business Center

December 2011

MBDA National Director's Column - Warmest Holiday Wishes
Interested in Operating a MBDA Business Center?
MBDA Business Center Partners with SBA
Upcoming Events
Spotlight on: The Boston MBDA Business Center
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November 2011

MBDA National Director's Column - Increase Collaboration among Federal Agencies and with Private & Public Sector
Legislative Corner - Congress Approves Pieces of American Jobs Act
Newsletter Signup
Spotlight on: The Minnesota MBDA Business Center

October 2011

MBDA National Director's Column - Building Relationships at MED Week
Legislative Corner - Public Comment Sought on Proposed Changes to Size Standards
Farewell and Thank you to Several MBDA Team Members
MBDA Helps MSF Global Solutions Grow Beyond Hurricane Katrina
Upcoming Events

September 2011

Inside this Issue:

MBDA National Director's Column - Commitment to Minority Entrepreneurs and Getting Americans Back to Work
MED Week 2011 Update
Legislative Corner - President Obama Presents Jobs Package to the Nation
MBDA Helps VisionIT Create Jobs in Diverse Communities
Upcoming Events

August 2011

Inside this Issue:

MBDA National Director's Column - National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week
Legislative Corner - Deficit Super Committee, Appropriations Highlight Returning Congress’ Schedule
MED Week 2011 Conference Registration
MBDA Native American Business Enterprise Centers Help Rural Communities
Upcoming Events

July 2011

Inside this Issue:

MBDA National Director's Column - MBDA Facilitates Job Growth by Fostering the Development of Minority-owned Businesses
Legislative Corner - Members of Congress Look to Create Jobs in Emerging Industries
MED Week 2011 Conference Highlights
MBDA and Sacred Power Corp. – Creating Jobs of the Future
Upcoming Events

June 2011

Inside this Issue:

MBDA National Directors' Column - We Can Win the Future
Legislative Corner
MBDA Helps Aviation Parts Company Fly to New Heights
MBDA Seeks Bids for Business Center Focused Exclusively on Federal Procurement
Upcoming Events

May 2011

Inside this Issue:

MBDA National Director's
States and Localities Review and Revamp Minority Contracting Programs
MBDA Federal Procurement Center Pilot Program Solicitation Announced
MBDA is Now Accepting Nominations for MED Week 2011 Awards
MBDA Helps Foxit Software Innovate Beyond Borders

April 2011

Inside this Issue:

MBDA National Director's Earth Day Message
Save the Date: MED Week 2011
Upcoming Events
Interested in Operating MBDA Business Centers?
MBDA Helping Coastal Environmental Navigate Economic Downturns

March 2011

Inside this Issue:

MBDA National Director's Call to Action to Grow the Size, Scale and Capacity of Small and Minority-Owned Firms
News from the National Advisory Council on Minority Business Enterprises
An invitation to join MBDA at the Annual Global Merger & Acquisition Symposium in London, England
MBDA Helps Sister Sky Tap into a Legacy of Entrepreneurism

February 2011

Inside this Issue:

MBDA National Director David Hinson's remarks
The success of the largest minority owned company in Tennessee
An invitation to join MBDA at Hannover Messe 2011
February Legislative Update

January 2011

Inside this Issue:

Read Director New Year Greetings, the success of Marion Trucking Company and the upcoming events.

Current Business Newsletters

Strengthening American Business: MBDA and SBA Team Up

MBDA to host the 30th National Minority Enterprise Development Week
SBA Teams Up With AARP to Host Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Day
MBDA National Director David A. Hinson Speaks at the White House Business Council Forum
SBA and America's Banks are Increasing Small Business Lending

Small Business is Big Business

10 Steps for Every Entrepreneur
Inspiring the Next Generation of America's Entrepreneurs
Innovation is at the Foundation of Business Success and Sustainability
A Country Built on Diversity Leads To An Economy Built To Last
Un país forjado sobre la diversidad brinda una economía perdurable