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Minority Enterprise Development (MED) week recognizes the achievements of Southern Arizona's minority-owned businesses.

Tucson MED Week

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Tucson, Arizona 85701

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MED Week 2004


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The Minority and Small Business Alliance of Southern Arizona proudly presents Southern Arizona 's Minority Enterprise Development Week Awards Celebration.

The MED Week event is held in conjunction with the National MED Week celebration that recognizes the accomplishments of minority-owned businesses and their contributions to the economy as a whole.

Tucson has been honoring MED Week award recipients for the past 15 years and this years event promises to deliver an even greater celebration.

Attend Informative Workshops to Help Grow Your Business
MED Week Workshops

MED Week Invitation

RSVP using a printable form in MS-Word Format Click Here

Sponsors RSVP using a printable form in MS-Word Format Click Here

or Contact Deb Turner at (520) 906-3096 to RSVP by phone. .

For additional information contact:
Hope Sikora (520) 740-3296

Since 1983, the U.S. President has proclaimed a National Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) Week observance to recognize the outstanding achievements of MBEs and to honor those corporations and/or financial institutions that support minority business development.

In keeping with this national celebration Tucson will host it's 16th. Minority Enterprise Development Week, (MED Week), to honor and recognize the diligent efforts of minority-owned firms in Southern Arizona

Nominate a Minority-owned Business

The Minority and Small Business Alliance will present awards to outstanding minority-owned businesses that have demonstrated success as business owners and commitment to our community. This years event will honor six local minority-owned businesses from following business areas:

• Minority Construction Firm of the Year
• Minority Exporter of the Year
• Minority Manufacturer of the Year
• Minority Retailer of the Year
• Minority Service Firm of the Year
• Minority Supplier/Distributor of the Year
• Minority Technology Firm of the Year

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In addition, the Minority and Small Business Alliance may award a Minority Business Advocate of the Year Award to a local individual or corporation that strongly supports minority-owned businesses.

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Become A Proud Sponsor
– Sponsors are an integral part of this celebration. Sponsors work with, know and understand the value and extraordinary contributions made by minority-owned businesses. Make the pledge to become one of our sponsors as we honor successful business owners who contribute significantly to our nation's economy and local work force.

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Help Provide Scholarships for Southern Arizona Students.

A Silent Auction is held to raise money to provide financial assistance to supplement crucial educational needs for students. It is an ongoing effort to encourage minority and other disadvantaged students to pursue their dreams at the University of Arizona or Pima Community College. Scholarships often make the difference between just keeping up or setting the pace. Your support can make a difference in the lives of talented and promising students.

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Students Apply for a Scholarship.
Minority Enterprise Development Scholarship
The Scholarship Program is intended to assist and encourage outstanding minority students to complete their college education. This scholarship is directed specifically towards students at Pima Community College (PCC) and University of Arizona (UA). It includes four - $1000 scholarships for minority students. For scholarship instructions and application,
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Past MED Week Celebration Pictures

Special thanks to our sponsors supporting minority entrepreneurs:

Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Tucson Federal Crediti Union Arizona commerce Authority
Pima County University of Arizona - P.A.C.S.
Southern Arizona Procurement FairChick-fil-A
Area520.com Native Tele-Data Solutions
Business Development Finance Corporation

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