2014 Press Releases & Media Coverage
SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet to Speak at 2014 National MED Week Conference
July 28, 2014
As part of the Minority Business Development Agency’s (MBDA) continued collaboration with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), MBDA announced today that SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet will speak at the 2014 National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week Conference in Washington, D.C. on August 1. U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews and MBDA National Director Alejandra Y. Castillo will also speak during the conference.
MBDA Recognizes 2014 National MED Week Award Winners
July 9, 2014
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) today announced the 2014 National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week Award winners – 13 organizations, businesses and individuals who have demonstrated leadership and commitment in advancing the minority business community. MBDA will honor the winners during a special ceremony at the annual MED Week Conference on August 1 in Washington, D.C.
Registration Now Open for National Minority Enterprise Development Week Conference 2014
June 13, 2014
Minority business owners looking for a boost to their bottom line can now register for an event that could take them to the next level. Registration is now open for National Minority Enterprise Development Week (MED Week) Conference 2014 at http://medweek.mbda.gov/home. As one of the longest running Minority Business Enterprise events in the United States, the National MED Week Conference recognizes outstanding achievements of leading minority entrepreneurs and organizations while positioning business owners for opportunities that drive growth.
Nominations Sought for 2014 National MED Week Awards
February 12, 2014
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) today announced that it is accepting nominations for the 2013 National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week Awards competition. The program celebrates and recognizes the outstanding achievements of minority entrepreneurs, as well as individuals and organizations that have demonstrated leadership and commitment in advancing the minority business community.