Black Business Expo and Financial Empowerment Summit to be held Friday in downtown Flint

FLINT, MI- A four-hour, free to the public summit and business enterprise expo party will get area this Friday in downtown Flint.

The Black Business Expo Economical Empowerment Summit presented by Chennelle Dismond will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, July 22, at the Flint Farmers’ Market place, 300 E. 1st St.

This party will be showcasing a variety of nearby suppliers and companies. The showcase will include healthcare & wellness organizations, nonprofit businesses, restaurant house owners & meals truck operators, catering & exceptional food prep providers, small business useful resource distributors, apparel designers, merchant service suppliers, authors/publishers, IT/Digital/ Media Support Gurus, advisors/consultants, business educators & coaches, and extra.

Dismond, who has a track record in the economic realm, put together the celebration. She observed inspiration, revamped and inherited the complete idea of the Black Business Expo from the late Superintendent Quintin Marshall Senior.

Just after he handed absent in 2018, Dismond explained she was in the mentality the place she required to revise the whole principle, so she stayed in make contact with with his spouse and brought it again with a aim on finance.

“I recognize the dynamics behind the perceived lack of resources actually getting a issue of absence of understanding of the methods that a single requirements, and how to identify and accessibility,” she said. “This is a resource abundant community and I’ve been here as a economical skilled and in neighborhood for more than 25 many years. So, I know what most people doesn’t know.”

The summit aims to tell the neighborhood about the recognition of minority-owned enterprises through different economic instruction subject areas these as “How Do I Get Started,” “How to Pivot in a Pandemic,” “Show Me the Cash in My Backyard,” and “Taking My Enterprise to The Following Level.”

There will also be a youth entrepreneur corner wherever youth business people 17 and underneath can showcase their items and services for free of charge.

“I want to showcase that you are hardly ever too youthful to get begun and you’re never ever too previous,” mentioned Dismond. “I want to be equipped to showcase opposite finishes of the spectrum and see what that appears to be like when you abide by your desires.”

The day’s situations will include speakers, displays, and distributors.

“I’m hunting for each individual particular person that walks in that door that they wander absent with a thing, even if they really don’t uncover that the information was most beneficial to them,” claimed Dismond. “This is what it claims. It’s a fiscal empowerment summit, an possibility for you to arrive into speak to with these entities in your community that will enable you to improve and build that business enterprise that might have already come to fruition, or that you’re just considering about.

“This is in which you find the money in your backyard when you believe that there’s no sources. This is about schooling. At the heart of this, training is exactly where I cling my head.”

For much more information on this occasion, get in touch with [email protected]

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