BIPOC Expo Summary

The 1st Annual BIPOC Business Expo was held on Saturday June 4th at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center, MN. The expo consisted of a skill building workshop; Themed: Rebuilding Foundations-The Do’s and Don’ts of doing Business featuring topics such as Business planning, legal/Insurance, Finance, Marketing, Mental Health, a trade fair where BIPOC Businesses showcased their products and services and a 99 second pitch competition which featured BIPOC business owners.  

We would like to extend our thanks to Chase Bank and The City of Brooklyn Center, for supporting us as our platinum sponsors and The City of Brooklyn Park as our Silver Sponsor. A special thanks to MEDA for sponsoring our private meet and greet happy hour on Friday June 3rd. We will also like to highlight and give thanks to our partners as their contribution is an intricate part of this event.
Partners included: Founders Live Minneapolis, Global Minnesota, , Earle Brown Heritage Center, Brevity, Black Business Enterprises and Twin Cities Film Fest. 
You can find KSTP coverage of (First BIPOC Business Expo in Brooklyn Center highlights minority-owned businesses)of the event HERE which highlights-minority-owned-businesses
Looking forward to the 2nd Annual BIPOC Business Expo. Save the date Saturday, June 10, 2023!  

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Congratulations to Rashawnda Scott-Pieces of Kandakes LLC who was the winner of the IFRI/Founders Live pitch competition. https://piecesofkandakes.com

BIPOC Meet and Greet