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Feb192010

Story Published: LAS VEGAS The new American economy and the unique opportunities it holds for the American Indian business world is the focus of RES 2010. The annual business conference, hosted by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development, takes place at the Las Vegas Hilton Feb. 21 – 24.

Nov212009

- Good Afternoon! On behalf of President Barack Obama and Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke, it is my honor to be here today. I’d like to take a moment to thank the Board of Directors for the People Fund for extending this wonderful invitation, specifically Mr. Hopeton Hay who has had a long career as a staunch advocate for minority business development. I had the pleasure of being a guest on Mr...

Nov212009

- Good Evening! It is an honor to be here with you as we come together to celebrate Asian-American Entrepreneurship. I must say, it feels good to be back in Chicago. My mother grew up in Chicago and I lived here for nearly ten years, so in a real sense Chicago is my second home. I may be a bit biased, but I think Chicago is the greatest city in the world….In the worst possible location-...

Oct272009

- Good Morning! On behalf of President Barack Obama and Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke, I want to thank you for having me here today. I’d like to take a moment to thank NMSDC for extending this wonderful invitation, specifically Ms. Harriet Michel, President and CEO and Mr. Steve Sims, Vice President for Programs and Field Operations. Their compassion and commitment to the growth of the...

Oct142009

The Minority Business Development Agency: Enhancing the Prospects for Success Chairman Rush, Ranking Member Radanovich, and Members of the Subcommittee: Thank you for inviting the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) here today to discuss how MBDA and the Department of Commerce is helping create wealth and jobs in the minority business community and the global economy.

Oct072009

Seven Local Centers Receive Funds Washington, D.C. (October 6, 2009) – The U.S. Commerce Department’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) today allocated a total of $900,000 to seven minority business centers across the country to increase minority business access to American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) contracting opportunities.

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