Economic Development Forum June 27-29 at The Guest House at Graceland


Business Conference Invitation:

The Economic Development Forum (EDF), June 27-29 at the Guest House at Graceland.  The EDF convenes top decision makers and business leaders of major corporations, minority and women-owned business enterprises, local small businesses, community partners and a host of other stakeholders who understand the benefits of economic inclusion.  Annually, The MMBC Continuum hosts the Economic Development Forum to present viable business models and strategies that provide solutions for greater economic inclusion.

The conference has something for every business owner/professional.  The EDF is for business owners seeking to identify new business opportunities and provides a forum to connect with major corporations all in one day, in one location. For corporate purchasing managers seeking to source scalable diverse and local/small suppliers the EDF is the place to make great business connections. The exhibit hall – featuring the “Corporate Connection Zone”, offers the ultimate networking and is FREE to all business owners on June 28, 2017.

Participating organizations include Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, First Tennessee, AutoZone, FedEx, International Paper, Nike, Smith & Nephew, Regional One, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee, and many more.  Keynote speakers include Darrell Freeman, Founder of Zycron, Inc.; Sara Prince from McKinsey & Company and Randall Melton, Vice President of Merchandising for Kroger Delta Marketing Area.

Continuing Education Units/Hours (CEUs/CEHs) can also be earned, where applicable.

To view the schedule of events visit the MMBC Continuum event website – HTTP://EDF.MMBC-MEMPHIS.ORG OR

2017 Economic Development Forum
June 27-29
The Guest House at Graceland

Make great business connections over the course of 2 days!
The Exhibit Hall is FREE TO ALL BUSINESS OWNERS and will be Open – Wednesday, June 28 ~ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm (except for the lunch hour)

Register for your FREE seminar and exhibit hall tickets at:

For a promotional video about the EDF, click

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