San Antonio MEDWeek


This year San Antonio's MED Week, Minority Enterprise Development Week, will be celebrated October 14-18, 2013 with several events that shine a spotlight on small business success.

MED Week will include programs and workshops which focus on recognizing outstanding local minority entrepreneurs and assisting more than 40,000 minority business owners in the San Antonio area.

Thursday, October 17, 2013
2013 MED Week hosted by the Governor’s Small Business Forum and the UTSA Institute for Economic Development Download Flier
7:30AM - 8AM: Registration 
8AM - 10:30AM: Do Business Globally Opening Session: Presentation and panel discussion on resources for small business owners on doing business internationally.  GOOGLE + Live Stream. 
Featuring: Full Agenda
-Texas Workforce Solutions
-Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Sichan Siv
-Executive Director of the Brazil-Texas Chamber of Commerce, Cid Silveira
-Director of US Mexico Consulting LLC, Salvador Apud
-Texas Small Business Economic Development, Office of the Governor, Lauren McKinney
11AM - 1PM: MED Week Awards Luncheon featuring this year's honorees and the State of Texas Small Business Awards
Location: San Antonio Marriott Northwest, 3233 NW Interstate 410 Loop Frontage Rd, San Antonio, TX 78213
Schedule of Additional Events
Monday, October 14, 2013 
9AM - 11 AM: SMWBE: So You Are In Business: Now What? Certification is Not Vendor Registration 
Location: Bexar County Records Office, 232 Iowa St, San Antonio, TX 78210
3:00 PM: Bexar County SMWBE Program Advisory Committee Meeting
Bexar County Public Works, Vista Verde Plaza, 233 N. Pecos, Suite 420 
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 
11 AM: Bexar County Commissioners Court Proclamation
Location: Bexar County Courthouse, 100 Dolorosa St, San Antonio, TX 78205
4 PM - 7 PM: MEDWeek Business Networking Kickoff *
Location: PHX Lounge, 7659 Broadway (in The Collection Shopping Center area, near Sunset), 78209
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 
9AM - 4PM: Bexar County Purchasing Supplier Portal Training
Location: Bexar County Courthouse, 100 Dolorosa St, San Antonio, TX 78205
8AM - 1 PM: 2nd Annual Idea Conference
Location: 3233 N. St. Mary’s, San Antonio, Texas
Thursday, October 17, 2013
9AM - 4PM: Bexar County Purchasing Supplier Portal Training
Location: Bexar County Courthouse, 100 Dolorosa St, San Antonio, TX 78205
1:30PM - 3:30PM: Bexar County SMWBE Program Manager’s Inmates to Business Owners Class
Location: Bexar County Jail
Friday, October 18, 2013
1:30PM - 2:30PM: Bexar County SMWBE Program Manager’s Youth to Business Owner Class
Location: George Gervin Youth Academy, 100 6th, 7th and 8th grade students


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