Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week 2019
Providing minority business owners with access to resources and connections.
Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week highlights minority businesses and the resources that help them grow. Throughout the week, organizations from across the region will host events focused on this year’s theme, “Moving the Needle.”
Join the Office of Economic Opportunity and kick off the 35th annual Philadelphia MED Week! An awards reception will be followed by Open for Business, an event that highlights business and contracting opportunities.
Learn about upcoming Rebuild projects and the Rebuild Ready program, which prepares diverse businesses to compete for contracts. You can also find out about becoming an official minority- or woman-owned business through Rebuild’s Emerging Vendors Program.
Grantees from the StartupPHL Venture Program will share how entrepreneurship became their career path. They’ll also discuss how people from disadvantaged backgrounds can identify the resources needed to start a business in Philadelphia.
Join the Office of Business Services for an information session on starting, growing, and sustaining your business. You can also connect with City departments and technical assistance partners.