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Events: Minority Enterprise Development Week

Minority Enterprise Development Week

Diversity and inclusion are key to growing our regional economy. The chamber helps minority businesses grow and celebrates their successes each September during Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week. 

In honor of its 40th anniversary, MED Week will be filled with unique events and networking opportunities designed to celebrate the outstanding achievements of minority entrepreneurs while also providing tools and opportunities for all minority business owners to grow and expand. The week's activities include the much-anticipated annual awards ceremony.

So, nominate someone you think is deserving! The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, June 17, at 5 p.m.! Click here for more.

There are 5 categories:

  • Emerging Minority Business of the Year
  • Minority Business of the Year
  • Outstanding Young Professional of the Year (40 or younger)
  • Outstanding Minority Executive of the Year
  • Minority Mentor of the Year - Sponsored by Delta Dental


2021 MED Week Awards Winners

Little Rock Regional Emerging Minority Business of the Year
Plush Homes Company Realtors

Little Rock Regional Minority Mentor of the Year
Kim Vu-Dinh - UALR

Little Rock Regional Minority Legacy Business of the Year Honoree
Mary Parham
J Kelly Referrals

Little Rock Regional Minority Business of the Year
K Scott Consults, LLC

2020 MED Week Awards Winners

Little Rock Regional Emerging Minority Business of the Year
Tasha Teaches Spanish

Little Rock Regional Minority Mentor of the Year
Chancey Holloman Pettis
Arkansas Women's Business Center Director

Little Rock Regional Minority Legacy Business of the Year Honoree
Better Community Development

Little Rock Regional Minority Business of the Year
Innovative Realty

 

 

Need more information?

If you have questions about how the chamber can help your business or how you can get involved in growing our regional economy, drop us a line.