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Growing Businesses Growing Wealth: The $10 Billion Opportunity

  • 14 Mar 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • The Shirley A. Massey Executive Conference Center at Morehouse College 830 Westview Drive, S.W. Atlanta, Georgia 30314

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“Growing Businesses, Growing Wealth: 
The $10 Billion Opportunity
 
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WHO ----           
The Atlanta Business League (ABL), an 84-year-old affiliate of the National Business League, seeks to provide business development opportunities for minorities throughout the metropolitan Atlanta area with specific emphasis on the development of African-American-owned businesses.
                  
WHAT ----                                                   
The 10th Annual Congress on the State of Black Business in metro Atlanta

WHEN ----    
Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 8:00 AM - 4 PM  

WHERE ---- 
The Shirley A. Massey Executive Conference Center at Morehouse College
830 Westview Drive, S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30314

WHY ---- 
The objective of this year’s Congress is to understand the $10 Billion opportunity that is available in 2017 and beyond. This is an opportunity unlike any other that we have seen since the 1996 Olympics.

Whether you are a business owner or a professional seeking to make connections for the future, you can take advantage of this opportunity. Come to the Congress to meet key decision makers, connect with potential partners or funders.  Come to learn how to grow your business and grow our community’s wealth.


WHO SHOULD ATTEND ---- 
  • Business owners (established or startup businesses)
  • Anyone considering starting a business
  • Anyone seeking business opportunities
  • Anyone seeking employment opportunities

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND ---- 
  • Meet representatives from organizations that will be spending billions of dollars on projects over the next 2-3 years. Someone will get these contracts, why not you?
  • Meet representatives from both traditional funders (banks) and non-traditional funders who can share the critical information you need to get funding for your business 

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT
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  • To meet key decision makers at organizations who will create billions of dollars in economic activity
  • To meet bankers and other funders to learn how to fund and grow your business
  • To network with potential partners, customers or employers
  • To learn from successful business owners who will share tips on how they succeeded

DO I HAVE TO BE A BUSINESS OWNER TO BENEFIT
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  • No, this is a tremendous networking opportunity to meet decision makers and business owners

DO I HAVE TO BE IN CONSTRUCTION TO BENEFIT
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  • No, many of these organizations are offering contracts in a variety of areas other than construction: A/C, architecture, catering, cleaning services, consulting, design, environmental work, heating, pest control, public address system maintenance, security.


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