Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week recognizes and celebrates the achievements and impacts of minority entrepreneurs across North Carolina, and provides opportunities for networking, expanding, and strengthening businesses.

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2022 Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week Events Schedule

Event Location Event Dates Website
MED Week

Statewide Celebrations: Raleigh, NC

Oct. 18
NC STATEWIDE MEDWEEK CELEBRATION 2022 - General Sessions & Awards Luncheon Tickets, Tue, Oct 18, 2022 at 8:30 AM | Eventbrite
MED Week Greenville, NC Sept. 26 - Oct. 1 MED Week 2022 | Greenville, NC (greenvillenc.gov)
MED Week Durham, NC Oct. 3-7 Durham's 2022 Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week Tickets, Mon, Oct 3, 2022 at 4:30 PM | Eventbrite
MED Week

Cape Fear Region: Wilmington, NC

Oct. 3-7 https://www.wilmingtonchamber.org/minority-enterprise-development-med-week
MED Week Fayetteville, NC (in person) Oct. 5  
MED Week Charlotte, NC Oct. 10-13 https://web.cvent.com/event/c78e0744-6a7c-41ec-96ce-504c12f07e64/websitePage:9a6ab912-db4a-43a3-b7e3-160664cd3350
MED Week Jacksonville, NC Oct. 19 https://jacksonvilleonline.org/project/minority-enterprise-development-week/


For MED Week 2021, HUB opened the state's first Minority Business Development (MBDA) Center on October 8. Learn more about the grand opening and the new MBDA Center!

2020 Statewide Minority Enterprise Development Week: Pivoting - Diversifying in the Midst of a Pandemic 

Greetings/Proclamation, Pivoting in State Policy Administration Panel : Panelists discussed the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on communities of color (Executive Order 143). Members of the Andrea Harris Task Force shared current efforts to create economic stability, eliminate health disparities, and achieve environmental justice in North Carolina by convening testimony, identifying best practices, and reporting information to the Office of the Governor.

Small Businesses Pivoting in the Pandemic :Small business owners discussed ways in which their business responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. Panelists shareed how they are doing business (e.g. shifts, challenges, successes, impacts, best practices) during COVID-19.

Aftermath of George Floyd, Honoring the Legacy of Andrea Harris, Closing : A featured conversation with Attorney Strong on the aftermath of George Floyd.