Miami Welcomes National Black Chamber of Commerce

Meeting Focuses on Procurement and International Trade

MIAMI, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Black Chamber of Commerce opens its 19th annual conference here in Miami on July 21.  The theme "Making the World Business Friendly" is a nod towards less regulation and increased trade within the United States and around the world.

"In these tough economic times, entrepreneurs rely on tried and true methods of competing for contracts," says Harry C. Alford, NBCC president and CEO.  The NBCC facilitates competition with networking and one on one meetings.  Building a relationship is the first step in networking. And to that end, NBCC has teamed with Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll, Walt Disney World, Enterprise Florida, and NuJak Contractors to demonstrate opportunities and possibilities for doing business in Florida.

Also, reaching out to small businesses at this event are U.S. Housing and Urban Development, U.S. General Services Administration, U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  The Florida Lottery is a featured exhibitor and Wells Fargo will discuss ways to sustain your business and Southwest Airlines will introduce their jobs program.

This event is open to the public and concludes on July 23 at the Four Seasons Hotel.  For more information or to register, go to

The National Black Chamber of Commerce® is a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization dedicated to economically empowering and sustaining African American communities through entrepreneurship and capitalistic activity within the United States and via interaction with the Black Diaspora. The National Black Chamber of Commerce® was incorporated in Washington, D.C. in March 1993. 

SOURCE National Black Chamber of Commerce


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