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MED Week Conference

September 26, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 7:30 pm

$40 - $100



MED Week workshops provide industry relevant education to small business owners, government and corporate diversity practitioners. In addition to workshops for small businesses and diversity practitioners, the annual awards program recognizes minority business owners and diversity practitioners that have demonstrated growth and leadership in our community.

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1:30 pm – 2:00 pm  |  Registration – Room: Registration Area

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm  |  Track 1: The Spectrum of Small Business Growth – Room: Skyline I

Panelists discuss how they defined and executed successful growth.


  • Nathan Christensen, Mammoth HR
  • Bonnie Gee Yosiak, Bonnie Gee Yosiak, LLC
  • Herb Fricke, Akana
  • Terry Hosaka, Akana

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm  | Track 2: Strategies Needed to Secure Financing for Your Business – Room: Skyline II

Panelists discuss essential steps needed to prepare entrepreneurs to secure financing for their businesses & continue to build strong banking relationships.


  • Michael Montgomery, US Bank
  • Alec Vesely, US Bank

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm  |  BREAK – Room: Registration Area

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Workshop: Connecting with Major Regional Organizations – Discussion with Intel – Room: Skyline I

Representation from Intel and Intel’s first and second tier contractors discuss the organization’s small business contracting program.


  • Juliana Ball, Intel Corporation

5:00 pm – 7:30 pm  |  Reception – Room: Skyline II

Enjoy Hors d’oeuvres while you socialize with entrepreneurs, public, private and community professionals at this fun evening event.

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September 26, 2017
1:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$40 - $100




Hilton Portland & Executive Tower
921 SW 6th Avenue
Portland, OR 97204 United States
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