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California Black Chamber Of Commerce Announces The 19th Annual Ron Brown Business Economic Summit

California Black Chamber Shares Procurement Opportunities for Small Businesses

The 19th Annual Ron Brown Business Economic Summit will be held in Los Angeles, California on August 21-24, 2014 at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott Hotel , "Fitting Pieces Together for Business Success" is the theme. . Hundreds of small business owners and vendors will come together to learn and share their strategies for small business success in this ever-changing economic landscape. 

Produced with small business success in mind, the 2014 Ron Brown Summit will include (3) full days of presentations by some of America's most recognized business experts and organizations, along with keynote presentations by Janice Bryant Howroyd, CEO & founder of Act 1 Inc., Antwanye Ford, CEO president Enlightened Beyond Expectation, and a small business procurement fair with contracting opportunities from various private/public, state, city and county government agencies.  Other Summit highlights will include the first ever Women's Symposium with in depth panel dialogue on "Success Above the Glass Ceiling, Is It Real?", The Long Climb Upward, Balancing Career & Family along with Q&A panel discussions, exhibits and numerous networking opportunities.

"Bringing together small business experts to showcase the importance of leveraging procurements and business processes has always been our intention," said California Black Chamber, CEO Aubrey Stone. "Knowingattendees and sponsors see the Ron Brown Summit as an important business tool reinforces the significance of the even,." He added.

The Summit seeks to reinforce the mutual benefits between State government, Fortune 500 companies and the small businesses that utilize their products and services.  

The Ron Brown Summit takes the California Black Chamber's commitment to educating its members in how to best position their business in this economic environment to a new level.  By attending the Summit, members will be armed with valuable industry information they can use to protect and grow their business.  

Additional details and registration information can be found at or by calling (916) 463-0178.

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