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Oklahoma City Minority Enterprise Development Week 2022
Presented by First Security Bank & The Arnall Family Foundation
"Open for Business, The Economy Starts with Us"

Purpose

To highlight minority owned businesses in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area across industries and cultures;

To celebrate the achievements and contributions of minority owned businesses and entrepreneurs;

To strengthen the minority business enterprise ecosystem through best practice education, consumer relations, technology innovation and capital investment.

Upcoming Events

  • Fall Coffee Crawl
    Mon, Oct 10
    Multiple coffee shops across the OKC MSA!
    Oct 10, 8:00 AM – Oct 15, 10:00 PM
    Multiple coffee shops across the OKC MSA!
    Join OKC Latina and Coffee + Chisme for a coffee crawl! October 10th-15th is your chance try out fall specials from 7 locally owned businesses. Coffee, pastries, boba, and more await!!! Take a selfie with our poster, post it to Instagram, tag us, and you’re entered to win!
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  • The Verge OKC- Financial Resources
    Mon, Oct 10
    Oklahoma City
    Oct 10, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Oklahoma City, 12 E California Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    Starting a business begins with a great idea. Launching a business starts with access to funding. Whether it's traditional business financing, startup funding, and cryptocurrency, there's a pathway for you. Join our panel is discussing your financial options.
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  • 2022 Oklahoma City Minority Enterprise Week Awards Ceremony
    Oct 10, 5:30 PM – Oct 11, 8:00 PM
    Skyline Event Center, 12 E California Ave suite 300, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    The mission of Oklahoma City Minority Enterprise Development Week is to Celebrate, Award, and Strengthen the local BIPOC entrepreneurial community! Publicly live-streamed on https://www.facebook.com/2022OKCMED.
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  • OKC Black Chamber of Commerce- Fresh Start
    Tue, Oct 11
    Spiked, A Coffee Concept
    Oct 11, 7:30 AM – Oct 12, 9:00 AM
    Spiked, A Coffee Concept , 1732 NE 23rd St, Oklahoma City, OK 73111, USA
    Fresh Start: Networking Breakfast is for members and the metro community to learn more about the purpose and mission of OKCBCC, learn about resources and efforts happening in the metro area that will be of benefit to small black & local owned businesses, and network with other Chamber members.
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  • State Your Business
    Tue, Oct 11
    Oklahoma City Convention Center
    Oct 11, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Oklahoma City Convention Center, 100 Mick Cornett Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73109
    The State Suppliers Expo is the event for you! Oklahoma is looking to expand our state suppliers list in all industries with companies that can meet the needs of our state agencies. Learn more by clicking on our event.
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  •  Innovation District Cocktails & Collaboration
    Tue, Oct 11
    Rooftop in Automobile Alley
    Oct 11, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Rooftop in Automobile Alley , 1015 N Broadway Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73102, USA
    Join us at Cocktails & Collaboration, the OKC Innovation District’s monthly happy hour event featuring OKC Minority Enterprise Development Week as the featured organization. All past and present members are welcome to reconnect on the Rooftop in Automobile Alley.
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  • 1 Million Cups
    Wed, Oct 12
    Dunlap Codding
    Oct 12, 9:00 AM
    Dunlap Codding, 609 W Sheridan Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73102, USA
    Join us for the October edition of 1 Million Cups OKC Meetup! This month, entrepreneurs from Green Glampgrounds & BAB will be presenting to the community from 9-10 AM. We are also celebrating OKC Minority Enterprise Development Week October 10-15. Everyone is welcome!
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  • Build In Tulsa
    Wed, Oct 12
    Webinar
    Oct 12, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Webinar
    Learn more about Build in Tulsa, an organization focused on closing the racial wealth gap in America by catalyzing the creation of multi-generational Black wealth through tech and entrepreneurship.
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  • Inclusive Marketing
    Thu, Oct 13
    We The People Consulting
    Oct 13, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    We The People Consulting, 301 SW 23rd St, Oklahoma City, OK 73109, USA
    In today's world, your website and social media marketing are the first points of contact for customers, fans, and potential teammates. Inclusive marketing sets you and your product or service apart. Let's make sure we have language and images that endears, not excludes.
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  • Impuestos en su Negocio
    Thu, Oct 13
    Oklahoma City
    Oct 13, 2:00 PM – Oct 14, 4:00 PM
    Oklahoma City, 4901 S Bryant Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73129, USA
    Nuestra clase está dedicada para pequeñas empresas contaremos con la presencia del Sr. Carlos Suarez experto en abogar casos con el IRS. Revisaremos temas dedicados a la corporación legal de su negocio, maneras de reportar ante el IRS, empleados y planillas de uso común reportando y mucho mas.
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  • Henrietta B. Foster Center Listening Lab
    Oct 13, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Oklahoma City, 1900 Springlake Dr, Oklahoma City, OK 73111, USA
    Join the Henriette B. Foster Center consortium for a small business resource fair, a presentation, and community discussion of the next iteration of the Henrietta B. Foster Center.
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  • Legalities
    Fri, Oct 14
    Webinar
    Oct 14, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Webinar
    Practitioners involved in providing technical assistance to small business founders will use culturally relevant language and examples to educate BIPOC audiences on legal and financial issues of start-up, early stage, and growth potential businesses.
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  • CannaCompliance: Top 7 Tips for the Green Industry Leaders in our Community
    Oct 14, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Webinar
    Cannabis has been one of the fastest-growing industries in the country as legalization and medicinal uses are growing in popularity. QKI Consulting, LLC helps canna professionals, business owners, and more in the space with proper business education and knowledge.
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  • Scissortail Park Farmers Market
    Sat, Oct 15
    Scissortail Park
    Oct 15, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Scissortail Park, 300 SW 7th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73109
    Take a stroll in the park and support local farmers and vendors at the Scissortail Park Farmers Market. The Farmers Market is unique in the area as a direct-to-consumer marketplace that is exclusively available to producers that raise, grow or make their own products.
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