Flint, Michigan — A 4-hour free public summit and trade show will take place this Friday in downtown Flint.
Announced by Chennelle Dismond, the Black Business Expo Financial Empowerment Summit will take place on Friday, July 22nd, from 11am to 4pm at Flint Farmers Market, 300 E.1st St.
The event will be attended by a variety of local vendors and organizations. Showcases include health and wellness organizations, non-profit organizations, restaurant owners and food truck operators, unique catering and food preparation services, business resource distributors, creator apparel, business service providers, authors / publishers. Includes IT / Digital / Media Support professionals. , Advisors / consultants, business educators and trainers, etc.
The event was hosted by Dismond, who has a financial background. He found inspiration and revamped and inherited the entire Black Business Expo concept from the late Quintin Marshall Senior Director.
After his death in 2018, Dismond wanted to rethink the whole concept, so he kept in touch with his wife and took it home with a financial focus.
“I understand that the dynamics behind the perceived lack of resources are really a matter of lack of knowledge about the resources needed and how to identify and access them,” he said. Told. “It’s a witty community and I’ve been here as a financial and community expert for over 25 years, so I know not everyone knows.”
The summit will discuss the business awareness of minorities through various financial education topics such as “Getting Started,” “Pandemic Pivoting,” “Show Money in the Garden,” and “Show Money in My Garden.” The purpose is to educate the community. Business to the next level “.
There is also a young entrepreneurial corner where young entrepreneurs under the age of 17 can introduce their products and services for free.
“I want to show that you are not too young and not too old to get started,” Dismond said. “I want to show both ends of the spectrum and see what it looks like when you follow your dreams.”
The event of the day will include speakers, presentations and vendors.
“I’m looking for everyone to go through that door and bring something, even if they don’t know that the information is more useful to them,” Dismond said. “That’s what he says. It’s an economic empowerment summit, an opportunity to connect with entities within the community that support the growth and development of businesses that may or are already successful. is.
“That’s where you find money in your garden when you think you’re out of resources. It’s an education issue. At the heart of it is education.
For more information on this event, please contact BlackBusinessExpo.Flint@gmail.com.
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