ADVISORY.for Sunday – Tuesday (Oct. 20 – 22)
–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 18, 2002–Emerging Business Forum 2002:
6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Sunday, October 20
8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday, October 21
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, October 22
Fairview Park Marriott
3111 Fairview Park Drive
Falls Church, Virginia 22042
(Off Route 50 – Arlington Boulevard – just inside the
Many minority and female entrepreneurs feel they still have more hurdles to cross to be successful in business. The Emerging Business Forum helps diverse entrepreneurs and enterprises build professional relationships with established companies, financial investors and potential customers. Workshops cover access to capital, established business partners, government and corporate contracting, mentorship, marketing and media relations.
D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams, 6 p.m. Sunday (note: at Zola Restaurant, 800 F Street NW); Steve Simon, President, ExxonMobil Refining and Supply Co., 9 a.m. Monday; Baltimore Mayor Martin O’Malley, 3:45 p.m. Monday; Mark Levine, managing director, Core Capital, 7 p.m. Monday; Samuel Bodman, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1 p.m. Tuesday before closing awards ceremony.
U.S. Commerce Department, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Capital One Financial Corporation, Riggs Bank NA, RS Information Systems, Ronson Communications, McGuireWoods LLP, Cox Communications, Pepper Hamilton LLP, Deloitte & Touche, Maden Technologies, Fairfax County (Virginia) Economic Development Authority, District of Columbia Government, Prince George’s (Maryland) Financial Services Corporation.
All sessions are open. Program and registration information is at http://www.EmergingBusinessForum.org. Pressroom is Salon VI, hotel lobby level. Phone, computer hookups, tables, chairs are in press room.
Emerging Business Forum
Alan Fogg, 703/790-0600 or 571/213-5065