2nd Annual Gate City Minority Business Opportunity Fair
2013 Gate City Minority Business Opportunity Fair Greensboro Small Business Owners Invited To Attend On March 7th
When: March 7, 2013 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Refreshments wil be served
East Market Street Development Corporation will host the 2013 Gate City Minority Business Opportunity Fair in Greensboro on Thursday, March 7. This networking event is free and open to minority and women-owned businesses interested in contracting or procurement opportunities with the local public entities.
Gate City Minority Business Fair
The Gate City Minority Business Opportunity Fair participants will include representatives from the City of Greensboro, Guilford County, Guilford County Schools, Guilford Technical Community College, NC A&T State University, NC Department of Transportation, NC Military Business Center, and University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The business fair will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Galleria Events Center, 1325 S. Eugene St., Greensboro, NC 27406. Event attendees will also be able to learn about opportunities with event sponsors including Rentenbach Constructors, KBR Building Group, Samet/Barton/Malow/SRS, Weaver Cooke Construction, Edifice, Inc., and more to come!
The business fair is hosted by East Market Street Development Corporation to support Historically Underutilized Businesses including minority and women-owned business enterprises. “This networking event will allow HUB firms to have exposure to public and private entities with well over $400 million to be spent in 2013. This is a huge opportunity,” said Phil Barnhill, Director of Operations, East Market Street Development Corporation.
East Market Street Development Corporation
The fundamental mission of East Market Street Development Corporation (EMSDC) is to make the East Market Street Corridor and east Greensboro an economically vibrant, attractive, pedestrian-friendly, and safe community that attracts and sustains existing and new businesses with continuing commitment to minority entrepreneurial development and the area’s unique cultural center, through diverse partnerships and leveraged resources.
EMSDC activities and programs are focused in three areas:
Minority Entrepreneurship, Community Development/Neighborhood Support, and Economic Revitalization.
The overall goal is to build community and restore pride in the East Market Street Corridor and east Greensboro.