Kansas City, MO -- Urban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC) is proud to announce their Small Business Track to be held at the 36th Annual International Conference is set for Friday, June 11, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency - Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri.
The conference themed, "Charting Your Course for the New Economy", has been designed to give hundreds of Urban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC) members and the Greater Kansas City business community an opportunity to convene and discuss the ongoing changes in the financial services industry that affect their personal and professional lives. The Small Business Track targeted at new and seasoned business owners will feature workshops, speakers, and events carefully selected to create an environment conducive for networking, knowledge transfer and opportunities for business growth. This powerful program will equip, inspire and motivate business owners to take their company to the next level. A full day of workshops will kick-off with a plenary session at 8:00 am and wrap-up at 5:00 pm.
* Positioning Yourself for the Loan (Small Business Underwriting)
* Bonding fundamentals - How Bonds Work and How To Get Them
* Preparing To Do Business With Large Corporations
* Never Laid Off - Become Self-Employed
* Minority Certification and Procurement Opportunities, including "Doing Business with the FDIC"
* How to Get Access to Capital
* Government Stimulus Opportunities
* Diontre M. Pewitte, Small Business Portfolio Manager, UMB
* Steven Lang, Schiffman Remley & Associates
* Robin Billups, Supplier Diversity Manager, U.S. Bank
* Alvin Nichols, Founder & CEO of Nichols Creative Development
* Ronald E Hopkins, Director of Operations, Mid- America Minority Business Development Council
* Terry Jones, Founder & Managing General Partner of Syncom Venture Management Company, LLC
* Anita Maltbia, Director, Green Impact Zone
The all day event is $75 per person, $50 per person with 2 or more registrations from the same organization. Registration includes the CEO Symposium & Leadership Luncheon and Private Reception at the Federal Reserve (ID required to attend this event).
UFSC, formerly known as the National Association of Urban Bankers, is an international organization of diverse professionals in the financial services industry and related fields with 23 chapters throughout the United States and Canada. The organization promotes the personal and professional development of its members and improvement in the financial condition of ethnically and culturally diverse communities through education, home ownership and local economic development. More information about UFSC and the 2010 conference is located on the organization’s website. www.ufscnet.org/Conference.