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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Durham Hosts Contractors Empowerment Event October 19

Close up of four people's hands interlocked in support

What:  2nd Annual Contractors Empowerment Event

Who:  City of Durham Equity and Inclusion Department and the Durham County Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Program

When:  Saturday, October 19, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where:  Archie K. Davis Conference Center, 12 Davis Dr., Durham, N.C.  27709

Fast Facts:

  • Contractors are invited to come learn strategies to accelerate their business growth and connect with other professionals in the public sector and private industry.
  • Attendees will interact with panelists representing several business enhancement categories including, but not limited to, administrative support, finance, building opportunity pipelines, marketing, risk management, and accessing community business assistance resources.
  • Panelists will also be available to speak one-on-one with attendees and refreshments will be served.
  • Pre-registration for this free event is now available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-contractors-empowerment-event-tickets-73853240029.

About the City of Durham Equity and Inclusion Department
The City of Durham Equity and Inclusion Department, formerly the Equal Opportunity/Equity Assurance Department, supports an environment of inclusive and equitable community economic development that promotes shared prosperity. The department aligns into two divisions – Racial Equity and Inclusion and Contracting and Compliance.

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