Greensboro, NC – The Greensboro Community Development Fund is hosting the inaugural Minority and Women Business Engagement and Inclusion Summit with presenting sponsor Wells Fargo Bank, on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at the Gateway Research Park, located at 2907 E. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro, NC 27401.
The Minority and Women Business Engagement and Inclusion Summit is designed to create awareness and communication about the partner MWBE companies in our economic ecosystem. “Wealth building for small business is not just about awareness, but transactional relationships and that’s what we want to see in our community” said Wilson Lester, GCDF Executive Director. The Greensboro Community Development Fund has a mission to shift the paradigm for small and under-connected businesses. The Engagement and Inclusion Summit is a vehicle for all professionals that touch these businesses from finance to manufacturing, to grow and develop together.
“Wells Fargo’s support for the Engagement and Inclusions Summit connects directly with our vision and values in that we want to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially,” said Pete Callahan, Commercial relationship manager and market president for Wells Fargo. “We value and learn from the diversity of our team members, customers and communities. It offers us a competitive advantage and is part of what makes our company special. It’s about building lifelong relationships, one customer at a time.”
During National Minority Economic Development Week, we will gather experts on Finance, Policy, and Federal Contracts, for a panel that will open the afternoon, leading directly into a keynote presentation. The day will conclude with a second panel of mavens in Diversity, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation,followed by a reception on site.