Major business procurement opportunity expo to kick off the new year!

Miami, Florida (The Cuban Art Project)–The Minority Chamber of Commerce (MCC) is recommending attendance at the premier quarterly Procurement Micro-Small Business Trade Show & Conferences 2011. Local entrepreneurs interested in government and corporate contracts and procurement opportunities do not miss this trade fair. The upcoming Procurement Conference is a Tri  line County  Trade Show fostering business partnerships between Governments, its Prime Contractors, and small, minority, service-disabled veteran-owned, veteran-owned, and women-owned businesses. By invitation, isn’t open to the public. The event start at 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

The conference is set for Thursday January 20, 2011 at the Alliance Frances Building located at 618 SW 8 St Miami – FL 33130, and is aimed at professionals working in business, those running minority enterprise support networks and others involved in economic development. It will feature seven renowned speakers from a diverse range of organizations which represent and promote new opportunity for local Micro-Small Businesses. In addition, major contractors  for infrastructure projects will be providing their perspective on how ethnic minority businesses can make the most of the opportunities available to them.

“The conference will serve as the bridge for our minority business owners, the billions of dollars they contribute to our communities and the 200,000 employees that depend on them. It is vitally important that we provide the right environment to nurture and develop a new generation of entrepreneurs from the ethnic minority communities, who will play a vital role in the creation of new jobs and prosperity throughout South of Florida in future.” to Doug Mayorga, National Director of MCC. according

Economic recovery is creating opportunity for business owners and entrepreneurs. It is estimated that businesses run by entrepreneurs from ethnic minorities already contribute more than $20 billion to the South Florida’s economy per year, sixty five per cent of the total contribution made to the Tri Line County economy by Micro and small sized minority enterprises. Many ethnic minority run businesses operate in high value sectors such as construction, hospitality and creative industries, and they have also established strong trading links with corporate world, which have wider benefits for the local and regional economy.

All corporations, business, nonprofit and government professionals are encouraged to attend.

About MCC: Founded in Miami Dade in 2000, the Minority Chamber of Commerce has more than 400 certified minority businesses and over 100 corporate members working to further its mission to certify minority businesses; provide access to procurement opportunities; and develop capacity for minority business development. The MCC is nationally recognized for its work with major corporations to promote minority business development and growth.  For more information:

For more information:

Maria Loaisiga

Public Affair MCC


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