2015 BBEW a great success!
The Central Virginia African American Chamber of Commerce declared the last week in October, troche shop Black Business Empowerment Week. The focus was on supporting and growing Black businesses. The activities included introducing college students to Black business owners so they can build relationships that may lead to internships, abortion employment, cost or mentoring; a workshop on banking and recordkeeping; a luncheon with organizations that have programs that can benefit Black businesses; and a golf tournament and networking reception.
CHAMBER DAY AT VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY
- Expose students to Black Business owners.
- Network with students and establish
Pathway to Excellence workshop
When the skills that are addressed are applied, they will also help the business be more competitive in the general marketplace.
The luncheon brought together the leadership of organizations that have programs benefitting Black businesses.
GOLF TOURNAMENT- BLACK BUSINESS EMPOWERMENT CELEBRATION
Networking reception – Hippodrome Theatre
Keynote Speaker – Ron Busby, President U.S. Black Chambers of Commerce