Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week in Philadelphia highlights minority businesses and resources that can help them grow. Throughout the week, organizations from across the region will host in-person and virtual events focused on this year’s theme, “Forging the Future: Growing Generational Wealth – This is How We Do It!” The Business Center will present three workshops during the week, including an opportunity to win $500! See the entire Philadelphia MED Week 2022 schedule here.
October 3, 2022 | 1:00 – 2:30pm – Virtual
In this workshop participants will learn how to pitch their business idea to potential investors, friends, and family. Learn what investors are looking for, and how to appeal to them. This event is dedicated to commemorating and celebrating the 100th birthday of Reverend Dr. Leon Sullivan who was a pioneer in economic development for black owned businesses. Click to register
October 4, 2022 | 1:00 – 2:30pm – Virtual
In this workshop participants will learn what is needed to start a business and will self-assess their skills and entrepreneurial mindset. Click to register
October 6, 2022 | 3:00 – 5:00pm
Jacobs Northwest, 7165 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia PA 19119
In this workshop participants will learn ways to expand their business through resources like Lenders, Investors, Insurers, Leasers and Annuity Advisors. Pre-schedule your appointment now to meet 1:1 with panel experts after the presentation! Click to register