City of Raleigh hosting small business expo for women, minorities

Posted December 15, 2014

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— The City of Raleigh is hosting its 17th annual expo for small, disadvantaged minority- and women-owned businesses on Jan. 22.

The expo is free and will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. at Southeast Raleigh High School, at 2600 Rock Quarry Road.

The expo gives small business owners an opportunity to talk one-on-one with purchasing and acquisition representatives from the City of Raleigh, Wake County Public School System, Wake County government, state of North Carolina government, Raleigh-Durham International Airport, local general contractors, end users and other vendors.

The representatives also will share information with small businesses about upcoming projects for 2015. Bilingual staff will be available for assistance.

The expo is hosted by the City of Raleigh’s Small Disadvantaged Minority- and Women-Owned Business Program

For more information and to register for the event, visit the City of Raleigh’s website or call the city at 919-996-2596 or 919-996-4278. The online registration takes about five minutes to complete and must be done by Jan. 21.


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  • Proud Black Constitutionalist Dec 15, 2014

    So much for diversity!!!

  • Obama-in-2016 Dec 15, 2014

    Why are white men excluded?

  • Donnie Dietrich Dec 15, 2014
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    They are excluding white men?

  • iopsyc Dec 15, 2014

    I wager we'll see fewer than 10 comments before someone complains it's unfair to exclude white men.