PRLog - July 27, 2012 - ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Region Minority Enterprise Development Public Private Sector Council today announced the honorees for the 30th Annual Atlanta Regional Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week awards luncheon. The luncheon is part of a day long program which includes a plenary breakfast and seminars.. All will be held on Thursday, August 2 at AT&T Midtown II Auditorium. A bus tour of a select number of minority businesses by corporate and government buyers will take place earlier in the week.
Distinguished Honorees recognized for outstanding achievement in their respective areas are:
Lonzell Graham, President, CEO & Chief Chemist, Research Technologies, Inc., Greenville, SC, Minority Manufacturer Firm of the Year (In Photo)
Patricia Harris, Executive Director and CEO, The Edge Connection at Kennesaw State, Atlanta, GA, Advocate of the Year Award
Sabrina Jenkins, Director of Special Events, Atlanta Braves, Atlanta, GA, Distinguished Supplier Diversity Professional Award
Alan Mitchell, President, Mitchell Industrial Contractors, Madison, AL, Minority Construction Firm of the Year
Naheed Syed, President and CEO of Global Resources Inc., Suwanee, GA, Minority Global Technology Firm of the Year
MED Week is the Southeast Region’s premier event for minority entrepreneurs and the public and private sectors. With the theme “Job Creation in America: Build It Here. Sell it Everywhere” seminar topics will include a personal sharing of taking a start up in a basement business to a global company with more than $100 million in revenue. Some of the most sought after speakers in business will serve as panelist and engage attendees on the importance of Global Branding and Marketing in the success of a business and one of the hot topics of the times- Job Creation.
The one day conference offers a place for minority-owned firms to access information, tools and resources to grow their businesses both domestically and internationally. Each year minority
owned firms connect with public and private sector buyers to explore ways for business expansion and develop lasting partnerships with firms across multiple industry sectors.
Monica Maldonado, President and CEO of Interprint Communications, a Decatur-based marketing communications firm in business for 20 plus years and Rachel Murphy Humphrey, founder of Metro Records Management, a Xerox company and outsource resource partner and President and co-owner of sister company Mail Service Plus an outsource company for document distribution and mail service operations, are MED Week Co-Chairs.
Highlights of the 2012 MED Week Include:
• Opening Plenary Breakfast August, 2 – James Johnson, PhD., Phenomenal Speaker
• Workshops on Global Marketing and Job Creations
• Awards Luncheon, August, 2 - Honoring outstanding MBEs and Corporate partners
• MBE Buyers Tour – July 30 – Visiting Select MBE businesses
For more information on tickets please visit www.medweekatlanta.com. For sponsorship contact Kidada Muhammad, firstname.lastname@example.org or 404 679-7456
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