The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency is the only federal agency solely dedicated to the growth, expansion, and sustainability of the Nation's 8 million minority-owned firms.
We are thrilled to announce our upcoming participation at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans! This year is especially exciting for us as we will be participating in Essence’s Path to Power Conference. The Path To Power Conference will feature daily general sessions and 40+ workshop style sessions for entrepreneurs and business professionals.
We invite you to network with our business consultants and learn how to start, build, and grow your business!
Path To Power Conference Schedule
MBDA is excited to lead several workshops focused on federal contracting, global markets, and innovation. To see the full schedule, download the conference app.
Here’s a preview of the Powered by MBDA workshops.
Friday, June 30, 2017
Doing Business with the Federal Government 101: Are you ready to do business with the Feds?
Doing Business with the Federal Government 201: Stepping into the Federal Game – The Best Kept Secrets
Doing Business with the Federal Government 301: It’s in the Bag – Landing that BIG Federal Contract
Saturday, July 1
Going Global 101: First Steps in Selling Abroad
Going Global 201: Finding Success in Global Markets
Going Global 301: Best Practices for Growing your International Empire
Sunday, July 2
Transforming Tech with the Federal Government
MBDA will also participate in the one-on-one consultation sessions with business owners each day of the conference. Don’t miss this opportunity to get on the Path to Power . . . register today!