MARKETPLACE conference to recognize Wisconsin leaders in minority business development

MADISON, WI. DEC. 5, 2018 – Six individuals will be recognized for their leadership and distinguished service in business and community development to support minority, woman and veteran-owned businesses in Wisconsin next week at MARKETPLACE, the 37th Governor’s Conference on Minority Business Development.

The conference, taking place Dec. 12-13 at Potawatomi Hotel and Conference Center in Milwaukee, is hosted by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), is expected to draw more than 600 attendees and is sponsored by corporations, small businesses and organizations, with U.S. Bank being this year’s Keystone Sponsor.

Here are this year’s Business and Community Development Recognition Award recipients:

E. Aggo Akyea – State Diversity Development and Advocacy Award
Aina Vilumsons
– Mentoring Small Business in Government Contracting Award

Curtiss Harris
– Minority Business Community Service Award

Gary Mejchar
– Community Economic Development Award
Maria Watts – Business Community Collaboration Award
Nelson Soler – Minority Business Development Award


Ken Notes: Congrats!!!!!!

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