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Upcoming Business Events
Urban League 2013 National Conference
July 24–27, 2013
At the four-day National Conference, newsmakers, policymakers, and business and community leaders from all across the country will convene for exciting sessions and will have numerous opportunities for professional development and networking.
8th Annual Underbanked Financial Services Forum
June 5–7, 2013
The Underbanked Financial Services Forum provides an opportunity to join bank and credit union executives, technology entrepreneurs, retailers, investors, regulators, nonprofit providers, and consumer advocates to discuss the market opportunities in serving the financially underserved and advance innovative efforts.
America’s Small Business Summit
April 29–May 1, 2013
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s annual event allows you to get the tools, strategies, and best practices to compete successfully in today’s rapidly changing business environment.
Find Your Next Contract at the Business Expo
March 20, 2013
Prepare yourself for opportunities at this workshop .
Latest Business News and Publications
March 19, 2013 — Capital City Bank & Trust Company and North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company Have Joined Forces to Increase Profit and Make Comprehensive Financial Services Available - NEW
September 26, 2012 — Silicon Valley Bank Offers Bill Payment Help to Small Businesses
July 26, 2012 — U.S. Black Chamber, National Bankers Forge Historic Union
March 28, 2012 — The 2012 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference, Seattle, Washington (Videos and Presentations)
February 24, 2012 — Business USA Launches One-Stop Shop
February 24, 2012 — Commerce Secretary Meets with National Advisory Council
September 19, 2011 — Lawmakers Convene Panel to Address Role of Minority-Owned Businesses in Eliminating Wealth Gap (MarketWatch)
September 14, 2011 — MBDA Awards $4.3 Million in Grants to Advance the Growth of U.S. Minority Businesses (MarketWatch)
September 12, 2011 — The Onus Is on Large Companies to Help Minority-Owned Small Businesses Get Bigger: It's in Everyone's Interest (The Huffington Post)
August 18, 2011 — SDG&E Issues $350 Million in Bonds Jointly Led by Minority-Owned Investment Bank (Sacremento Bee)
June 1, 2011 — Building Opportunities for Latino Businesses (Minority Business Development Agency)
May 31, 2011 — MBDA Announces Opportunity to Run New Federal Procurement Business Center (Minority Business Development Agency)
May 13, 2011 — The Business of America Is Small Businesses (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)
Financing Your Business
Tips for Success
Whether you are a banker or an entrepreneur offering services to banks, these topics will help you plan your strategy for successful opportunities.