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.

Minority Business Matchmaker

September 27, 2018

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 will be held during the 2018 Minority Enterprise Development Conference, September 26 and 27. 


Minority Business Showcase Bus Tour

September 28, 2018

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

September 28, 2018

Hosted and sponsored by Coca-Cola

By invitation only.


Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Conference

September 26-27, 2018

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

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.