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Aug202009

Washington, D.C. (August 20, 2009) - The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), U.S. Department of Commerce, proudly announces the winner of the Ronald H. Brown Leadership Award for Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week 2009. The recipient, Theresa Alvillar-Speake, will be honored at the Annual Awards Gala held August 28, 2009 from 7:00pm-10:00pm at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in...

May142009

Washington, DC (April 30, 2009) – The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is proud to announce that Heyward Davenport, its Northeast Regional Director, was inducted into the Minority Business Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc (MBHF&M).  The Minority Business Hall of Fame and Museum Inc. recognized four pioneers of minority business development on April 30th, at an awards dinner at the...

Apr292009

WASHINGTON (April 29, 2009) -- The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, will hold its 27th annual National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week Conference, August 26-28 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. The Conference will focus on fostering innovation, competitiveness and opportunities for minority businesses to retool and...

Mar172009

Los Angeles - The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have joined forces with the Asian Pacific Revolving Loan Fund of Los Angeles (APRLFLA) to sponsor the conference “Survival 101 - Accessing Stimulus Capital in Tough Times” for existing small business owners in the Los Angeles area.

Mar052009

MINORITY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AGENCY MARKS 40 YEARS PROMOTING COMPETITIVE BUSINESS GROWTHMinority businesses to play an integral role in the future of the U.S. economy Washington, DC (March 5, 2009)- The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, is celebrating four decades of promoting the establishment and growth of minority businesses. Throughout...

Dec232008

MBDA and BIS Team Up to Assist Minority Entrepreneurs With Export Rules of the Road Washington, D.C. – The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) and the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), both bureaus of the U.S. Department of Commerce, have teamed up to provide information to the more than 4.1 million minority business owners in the United States. Through both MBDA’s and BIS’s network...

Dec082008

Cedar Rapids, IA – The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), a bureau of the U.S. Department of Commerce, has retained Robert V. Morris, a Des Moines-based business development specialist, to assist in the recovery and revitalization of Iowa minority-owned businesses ravaged by the floods in the summer of 2008.  MBDA has been engaged in providing similar services to minority business...

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