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College to host business summit for minorities, women
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Posted: 2013 Feb 01 - 06:48

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TREASURE COAST -- The Small Business Development Center at Indian River State College is hosting the 2013 Minorities and Women in Business Summit Feb. 8 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Brown Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship just off 35th Street on the Indian River State College main campus located at 3209 Virginia Ave. in Fort Pierce.

The summit is a day-long conference for Treasure Coast minorities and women in the business community that will provide tools and motivation on subjects including diversity, success, empowerment and more.

The summit will provide informative sessions on topics related to doing business and becoming an entrepreneur. It will focus on empowering minorities and women for business growth.

Speakers at the summit will focus on organizational leadership, with a morning presentation "Responsible for Results" by Patrick Arcement. His presentation will be followed by a working luncheon keynote by award-winning author and host of the "Dr. Empowerment" radio show, Larthenia Howard, who will share her secrets for professional development designed to enrich personal and professional growth.

During the afternoon session, there will be a special IRSC minority affairs department diversity training session, "Ouch! Dealing with Stereotypes & Employee Differences in the Workplace" will be held.

Tickets are $59 per person. The price includes breakfast, a working luncheon and networking opportunities for local business women and minorities.

For a limited time, those who register can receive two admissions for the price of one.

For more information, call (888) 283-1177 or visit www.irscbiz.com.

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