Date and Time
March 2 @ 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Join us Thursday, March 2nd from 5:00 pm -7:30 pm for the 8th Annual Multicultural Business Forum & Business After Hours.
This is a great opportunity for potential and existing entrepreneurs to learn about helpful resources, network with local businesses, and hear from entrepreneurs who have successful businesses. The business resource expo is FREE to participate!
The event is sponsored by North Easton Savings Bank.
Questions? Contact Cathryn Schofield or call (508) 586-0500 x 231 for assistance.
The woman & minority owned business panel features Joe Gonçalves, New Vision Enterprises; Lei Nichols, Wise Mouth Tea; Carla “Reesie” Smith, Reesie’s Marvelous Hats; and Tomé Andrade, Cabo Vegan.
5:00 pm – BUSINESS RESOURCE EXPO & NETWORKING
Want to participate? Download the expo registration form here, space is limited.
Learn about resources available to help start and grow your business. Experts will assist you on a variety of topics ranging from financing, developing a business plan, marketing your business, and winning government contracts. Past expo participants include: BC Tent & Awning, Brockton NAACP, Brockton Redevelopment Authority, Center for Women & Enterprise, Consulate General – Cape Verde, DCAMM, Eastern Bank, Family & Community Resources, LegalShield, Massachusetts Office of Business Development (MOBD), MassHire Greater Brockton Workforce Board, Massachusetts Small Business Development Center, New York Life, North Easton Savings Bank, Old Colony Planning Council, Rockland Trust, SBA, SCORE, SEED Corp., Self Help Head Start, South Shore Haitian Adult Day Center, U.S. Census, Victory Human Services, and more!
5:30 pm – WOMAN & MINORITY OWNED BUSINESS PANEL
Hear from a panel of local businesses as they share their success stories. Learn how they used their backgrounds to develop new ideas, leverage regional resources, and tap into new markets. Invited to share their stories: Joe Gonçalves, New Vision Enterprises; Lei Nichols, Wise Mouth Tea; Carla “Reesie” Smith, Reesie’s Marvelous Hats; and Tomé Andrade, Cabo Vegan.
6:15 pm -BUSINESS AFTER HOURS NETWORKING
Meet new potential clients during this Business After Hours event. Enjoy delicious food and drink while browsing the expo, career fair, and networking with members of the Metro South community.