2021 Minority Business Development Forum
Monday, November 15
9:00 – 1:00pm EST
Join the Boston Red Sox, Fenway Sports Management and GNEMSDC for a half day event focused on minority business development!
9:00 – 9:30am: Networking & Continental Breakfast
9:30 – 9:35am: Welcome & Introduction
9:35 – 9:45am: The Business Case for Economic Inclusion
9:45 – 10:15am: Virtual Interview between Shawn Wooden, CT Treasurer & Donna Latson Gittens, Founder & Principal, MORE Advertising
10:15 – 11:00am: How to Do Business with Sports Organizations
• Tim Zue, Boston Red Sox
• Fred Bunker, Boston Bruins
• Nicole Frederico, Boston Celtics
• Tom Grilk, Boston Athletic Association
11:00 – 11:30am: Access to Capital Conversation
• Ron Molina-Brantley, Berkshire Bank
• Justin Dawkins, Collab Capital
• Larry Andrews, Mass Growth Capital Corporation
11:30 – 12:10pm: Special Interview with Red Sox Legend, David Ortiz, and Donna Latson Gittens, MORE Advertising
12:10 – 1:00pm: Networking Lunch & Closing Remarks
Massachusetts Minority Business Development Agency Business Center
Lawrence D. Andrews
President and CEO
Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation
Fenway Sports Management
Executive Vice President, Social Impact & Executive Director
Red Sox Foundation
Vice President of Finance
Boston Bruins/TD Garden
Vice President/Community, Alumni and Player Relations
Boston Red Sox
Featuring a Special Interview with Red Sox Legend, David Ortiz
Those available to attend the event in person will be required to wear masks while not actively eating or drinking, regardless of vaccination status.
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Please register with the link above.
The Zoom Webinar will begin at 9:30am EST.
Special thanks to the sponsors of the GNEMSDC Minority Business Development Forum!