FLINT, MI- A 5-hour, no cost to the community summit and business enterprise expo function will take put this Friday in downtown Flint.
The Black Small business Expo Financial Empowerment Summit introduced by Chennelle Dismond will choose place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, July 22, at the Flint Farmers’ Current market, 300 E. 1st St.
This event will be showcasing a range of area vendors and companies. The showcase will include healthcare & wellness corporations, nonprofit companies, restaurant proprietors & foodstuff truck operators, catering & distinctive foodstuff prep products and services, business resource distributors, garments designers, service provider assistance suppliers, authors/publishers, IT/Electronic/ Media Assist Gurus, advisors/consultants, small business educators & coaches, and far more.
Dismond, who has a history in the economical realm, set together the party. She located inspiration, revamped and inherited the full notion of the Black Business enterprise Expo from the late Superintendent Quintin Marshall Senior.
Following he passed absent in 2018, Dismond said she was in the mindset the place she wanted to revise the total concept, so she stayed in call with his wife and introduced it back with a aim on finance.
“I have an understanding of the dynamics guiding the perceived lack of sources really becoming a make any difference of lack of knowledge of the means that a single requires, and how to establish and obtain,” she explained. “This is a useful resource loaded group and I have been right here as a money professional and in neighborhood for around 25 several years. So, I know what every person doesn’t know.”
The summit aims to inform the local community about the awareness of minority-owned businesses by means of unique economic schooling topics such as “How Do I Get Started out,” “How to Pivot in a Pandemic,” “Show Me the Revenue in My Backyard,” and “Taking My Business to The Subsequent Stage.”
There will also be a youth entrepreneur corner the place youth business people 17 and less than can showcase their solutions and solutions for totally free.
“I want to showcase that you’re in no way far too younger to get started off and you are in no way also outdated,” reported Dismond. “I want to be equipped to showcase reverse finishes of the spectrum and see what that appears like when you comply with your dreams.”
The day’s situations will consist of speakers, displays, and vendors.
“I’m seeking for each and every particular person that walks in that door that they walk away with something, even if they never come across that the information and facts was most valuable to them,” said Dismond. “This is what it suggests. It’s a economic empowerment summit, an opportunity for you to come into contact with these entities in your group that will aid you to increase and acquire that company that could have presently arrive to fruition, or that you’re just thinking about.
“This is the place you locate the funds in your yard when you assume that there’s no resources. This is about training. At the heart of this, instruction is the place I hang my head.”
For extra info on this event, make contact with [email protected]
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