LOCAL GROUPS HOSTING ENTREPRENEUR MEET-UP

LOCAL GROUPS HOSTING ENTREPRENEUR MEET-UP
Hosted by The Minority Business Assistance Center and Akron Entrepreneurs, in partnership with The City of Akron and The Akron Urban League

The Minority Business Assistance Center and Akron Entrepreneurs, in partnership with The City of Akron and The Akron Urban League are encouraging aspiring and existing entrepreneurs to join them in an evening of networking and collaboration on February 28, 2019 at 5:00pm at the Akron Urban League

During the entrepreneur meet-up, participants will use a Lean Coffee format, allowing them to collaborate effectively in real time. Experts in the local business community will be on hand to help direct the conversations.

The event’s confirmed panel of business experts include:

Patrice Blakemore – 10,000 Small Businesses (http://www.tri-c.edu/10ksb/) Chris Faircloth – ECDI
Elyse Ball – University of Akron Research Foundation
Ramona Davis – VP & Senior SBA Business Development Officer for Huntington Bank Garrick Black – Owner, NOIR Marketing
Leanne Cannon – Owner, Leanne Cannon and Divas with a Dream

“As the Akron Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC) engages small business owners, we are excited to partner with other stake holders in the community who also believe in the growth and expansion of small businesses,” Kimberly Lee, Director of MBAC-Akron states. “We want to continue to collaborate and give entrepreneurs the best possible opportunities to be successful.”

The event will take place on Thursday, February 28, 2019 from 5pm-6:30pm at the Akron Urban League (440 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron 44307). This event is free to attend.

To learn more about Akron is for Entrepreneurs, please visit akronisforentrepreneurs.org or facebook.com/AkronEntrepreneurs. To learn more about the Minority Business Assistance Center, please visit akronurbanleague.org/minority-business-assistance-center.

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Akron is for Entrepreneurs guides entrepreneurs through the wealth of resources available to businesses in Greater Akron. With its guide, locating that help is a simple three-step process available on akronisforentrepreneurs.org. Once on the site, choose your organization’s development stage and select the areas you need help with, and then we will connect you to the local groups that can assist you. If you’re looking for direct assistance feel free to reach out to Heather Roszczyk at HRoszczyk@akronohio.gov.

REGISTER ONLINE: http://odsa.force.com/mbac/MBACEventRegister
CALL TO REGISTER: 234-542-4142

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