Programs & Upcoming Events

Minority Enterprise Development Corporation provides minority entrepreneurs opportunities throughout the year for mentoring, educational workshops and round table discussions with industry leaders as well as the annual Minority Business Showcase Bus Tour.

9th Annual CEO Breakfast

November 8, 2019

Hosted by Julius Davis, Volt Air CEO and President and Dr. Cynthia Johnson, Director FSBDC

By invitation only.


Minority Business Matchmaker

July 26, 2019

Make the right connections!

The Minority Business Matchmaker is designed for all minority-owned businesses to meet supplier diversity and purchasing professionals from corporate and government entities.


Business Workshops

Designed to help you grow your business.

Workshops held during the 2019 Minority Enterprise Development Conference, July 24 through 26. 


Minority Business Showcase Bus Tour

Coming Soon!

Minority Enterprise Development Corporation hosts a group of Purchasing Agents and Minority Business Specialists by motor coach to visit seven minority-owned businesses in one day.  The purpose of the Bus Tour is to allow business owners who could do business with these Purchasing Agents, to showcase their businesses while meeting the participants.

By invitation only.


CEO Roundtable

Coming Soon!

Hosted and sponsored by Pinellas County Economic Development

By invitation only.


Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Conference

July 24-26, 2019

Minority Enterprise Development Corporation and sponsors host the annual Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Conference Workshops and Awards Luncheon.  This year’s theme is “Growing to the Next Level”.

Conference workshops provide industry-education to minority business owners while providing opportunities to connect with government and corporate supplier diversity professionals. During the Conference, the annual awards program also recognizes minority business owners who have demonstrated growth and leadership in Tampa Bay.

MEDC Annual Conference $99 Investment in Yourself Flyer