Minority and Women Business Opportunities Expo Events Being Held in NY

By Joe Gullo

Published 04/07 2014 02:48PM

Updated 04/07 2014 02:50PM

ALBANY, N.Y. - New York is hosting Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) Opportunities Expo events throughout the state. 

A press release says these workshops will help connect certified firms with contractors and various New York State agencies to increase opportunities for business growth and job creation. 

“If we’re going to rebuild the Empire State, we need to make sure the doors of economic opportunity are open to all,” Governor Cuomo said. “The Opportunities Expo is one of the many ways we’re connecting minority and women-owned businesses to up to $1 billion in contracting opportunities. I encourage businesses to take part in their nearest Expo and learn more about the benefits of doing business with the State of New York.”

The expos will be held at the following locations: 

Western New York
Thursday, April 24, 2014
University of Buffalo – Allen Hall

North Country
Thursday, May 8, 2014
SUNY Plattsburgh – Warren Ballroom, Angell College Center

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