On June 15th and 16th Members of the Wiregrass Black Chamber of Commerce attended the Alabama State Black Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneurs & Innovation Conference Summer 2023.  The event was held at the Historic Ensley Entertainment District, Tuxedo Ballroom, 2001 Avenue D, Birmingham, AL 35218.  The conference featured several speakers from different industries and representatives from Valley bank, PNC Bank, SBDC, Alabama Power, Hope Foundation, and more.  Topics included Bridging Art & Agriculture, Social Enterprise & the Power of Community, Community Power & Environmental Justice, The Power of Credit, How to Find & Book Paid Speaking Engagements, Show Me the Money: How to Leverage & Monetize Your Business, Understanding Your Community’s Economy is Good for Business, How to Start a Successful PODCAST and Make Money, Next Generation Cybersecurity for Small Business, Fundamentals of Building Your Marketing Calendar, Nonprofit Fundraising, Write Proposals that Win Government Contracts, Accounting is Sexy, Alabama Power Foundation: Powering a Better Alabama, Dollar & Sense: The Power of a Professionally Built Website, Money Panel: Keys to Get Funding for Your Business.

The event was full of information for members of the Chamber and those wishing to start and grow a business.  Whether they are innovators or entrepreneurs.  The Conference featured information that would benefit them and the community.  We highly advise attending the next event if you are a leader in your community looking for information and support.