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Commissioner Vilma D. Leake's Small Business Consortium

Monday, October 21, 2019, 6:15 PM


You're invited to Commissioner Vilma D. Leake's Small Business Consortium luncheon.  The bi-monthly meeting will be held Monday, October 21, 2019, 11:15am-2:00pm. The event will be held at the Valerie Woodard Center- Community Conference Room. The address is 3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 4000, Charlotte. NC 28208. The event is FREE and open to all entrepreneurs, small business owners, and aspiring business owners.  The consortium supports the growth of small businesses in Mecklenburg County by: 1. Equipping - Small business owners learn about the process of getting certified to do business with the government, quasi-government, and corporations. They are also informed of upcoming projects and contractual opportunities with the City of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, State of North Carolina and the private sector.  2. Educating - We provide business and leadership development opportunities. 3. Empowering - We encourage collaborations and partnerships.   Guest Moderator for the Event Marlon Smith Owner, Success by Choice Keynote Guest Speaker(s)     Don Peebles, President and CEO The Pebbles Corporation Topic: Brooklyn Village: Overview, Updates and Opportunities to Do Business   Monte Ritchey, President and CEO The Conformity Corporation Also present will be representatives from the Mecklenburg County Economic Development Department to discuss the new Small Business Loan Program.    Main Lunch and Dessert Caterer for the event: Mr. Gardine Wilson, The Historic Coffee Cup   Vegetarian/Vegan Lunch Caterer for the event: Erika Mitchell, Kafe' International   Lunch and Networking will start Promptly at 11:15am. Lunch is first come, first served and will end at 12:15pm. The meeting will begin promptly at 12:00pm. Please bring your tickets or be prepared to show the mobile ticket on your phone for entry into the meeting and to be served lunch. NO EXCEPTIONS.  Bring plenty of business cards, flyers and other promotional materials to share and connect. ***Please RSVP ASAP. Registration will close by 5pm on Monday, August 19, 2019 or once all tickets have been registered for the event- whichever comes first.***   Parking is FREE and available in front of and surrounding the entire building complex. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact the organizer at 704-966-7622. We look forward to seeing you there.   Special Thanks to All of our Event Sponsors   Davis Future Planning - Main Lunch Sponsor A & Y Remodeling and Construction - Main Dessert Sponsor MarketSpace USA - Vegetarian/Vegan Lunch Sponsor Verdun Consulting, Legal Shield- Vegetarian/Vegan Dessert Sponsor

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/commissioner-vilma-d-leakes-small-business-consortium-tickets-76396246229?aff=aff0eventful

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3205 Freedom Drive , Suite 4000
Charlotte, NC

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