Resource Partner Event
Aug 27
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Multicultural Business Owners Conference

August 27, 2014 | 9:00 am EDT - 1:30 pm EDT

Location Name:
Harris Conference Center

3216 CPCC Harris Campus Dr., Charlotte, NC,

Charlotte Business Journal


Growing a multicultural business community is paramount to the competitiveness and long-term success of the Charlotte region. This is a unique opportunity to engage and learn from top local leaders through educational sessions about wealth building, government contracting certifications taught by SBA, City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, and Alternative Financing including Self Help Credit Union, City of Charlotte and the Support Center moderated by SBA. The lunch program includes a panel discussion with senior multicultural business leaders to understand the mindset, challenges and opportunities for multicultural businesses, consumers and employees in the Charlotte region - Astrid Chirinos, President, Latin American Chamber of Commerce; Padam Dhakad, President, Dhakad Associates, Inc.; Tom Duncan, President & CEO, Positec Tool Corporation; Nicholas Perkins, President, Perkins Management Services; Amy Williams, Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Belk Inc.