Bridgeport MBDA Business Center to Host 1st Business Beyond Gaming Summit

Keynote Speakers/Panelist to lead Dynamic Discussions on “How to Do Business in Indian Country”
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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - April 25, 2015 - PRLog -- The Bridgeport, CT Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center, Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council (GNEMSDC), Bridgeport, and Boston MBDA Centers along with premier partners, The Native American Contractors Association (NACA), and Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA); will host the First Ever “Business Beyond Gaming (BBG) Summit” on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at the beautiful MASHANTUCKET PEQUOT MUSEUM & RESEARCH CENTER, 110 Pequot Trail Mashantucket CT 06338

Attendees will take part in a full day of events to include authentic Native Welcome ceremony, performances by Little Fox Dance Troupe,  Storm Boys and Native themed lunch provided by Chef Sherry Pocknett (Mashpee Tribe).  Learning sessions will center around a lively panel discussions Moderated by author Larry Keown based on his book “Working in Indian Country” followed by Luncheon with Keynote Speaker Sam McCraken, General Manager of the Nike N7 Program and Chairman of the Nike N7 Fund (Fort Peck Sioux Tribe). The information packed day will end in a brief reception with special guest Flutist Sherry Winston.  Throughout the day attendees will have opportunities to interact with sponsors such as Staples, Foxwoods Resorts & Casinos, Lake of Isles, Kellogs to name a few (complete listing of sponsors available upon request)

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attendees will gain in-depth exposure to a wide range of business experts, learn innovative ideas, be introduced to leading edge business tools and techniques, and attain knowledge about available business development resources including financing and technical assistance for establishing successful enterprises.   The BBG Summit builds on President Obama’s commitment to education and economic development.  We share the vision and commitment of President Obama at the Bridgeport MBDA Business Center.  Our mission is to empower minority and Native American enterprises to successfully compete for long-term business growth.

About Bridgeport, CT MBDA Business Center:  The Bridgeport MBDA Business Center is dedicated to the growth and global competitiveness of our Nation’s minority-owned firms.  The center is operated by the Greater New England Minority Supplier Development (GNEMSDC) and is part of a national network of centers located in major cities throughout the United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Primary funding is provided through the U.S. Department of Commerce’s MBDA.  A complete listing of all MBDA Business Centers, their unique capabilities and contact information can be found at

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