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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Event Location Event Date Website
MED Week Statewide Celebration: Raleigh, NC Oct. 31 2023 NC STATEWIDE MEDWEEK CELEBRATION & EXPO Tickets, Tue, Oct 31, 2023 at 9:00 AM | Eventbrite
MED Week Piedmont Triad Area: High Point, NC Sept. 25-26  
MED Week Charlotte, NC Oct. 2-5 Home - Charlotte MED Week 2023 (cvent.com)
MED Week Durham, NC   Oct. 5-6 Home - Durham MED Week (cvent.com)
MED Week Rocky Mount Oct. 6 MED WEEK - First Friday Speed Networking Event Tickets, Fri, Oct 6, 2023 at 5:00 PM | Eventbrite
MED Week City of Raleigh, NC Oct. 7 MED Week Brunch Celebration Tickets, Sat, Oct 7, 2023 at 11:00 AM | Eventbrite
MED Week Cape Fear MED Week Oct. 10-13  
MED Week  City of Greenville, NC Oct. 11-13 2023 Minority Enterprise Development Week- MED Week Tickets, Mon, Oct 9, 2023 at 12:00 AM | Eventbrite

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.