Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week is October 3-7. Each year, the Bull City participates in the national week long event.  Since 1982, the U.S. President has proclaimed a National MED Week observance to recognize the outstanding achievements of Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) and to honor those corporations and financial institutions that support minority business development.

Durham has a number of opportunities for you to participate in MED Week. New this year is Meet the Purchasers. On October 6 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., attendees will have the have the chance to meet one-on-one with purchasing decision makers from businesses such as Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Cree, Quintiles, Duke University, Triumvirate, Frontier Communications, RTI and Merck. Plus, it’s only $10.

For a full listing of MED Week events, click here.