The Prince George’s County government’s Supplier Development and Diversity Division will hold its second annual Prince George’s County Business Conference and Expo for corporate, local, small, minority, disadvantaged and veteran-owned businesses from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 14 at the University of Maryland, College Park, campus, with teen entrepreneur Gabrielle J. Williams as guest speaker, according to outreach program manager Denise Roberts.
Roberts said the theme for this year’s expo is “Opportunities Knocking at Your Door,” focused on showing companies how to access capital, propel their businesses and build relationships.
The luncheon program will be headlined by County Executive Rushern Baker III (D) and Williams, a Prince George’s County Public Schools middle school student who founded her own online jewelry business and authored the book, “Making of a Young Entrepreneur: A Kid’s Guide to Developing the Mind-Set for Success,” Roberts said.
Roberts said there will be several morning breakout panels, forums, an exhibitor’s gallery and networking sessions.
The business conference and expo is free, and will be held in the university’s Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center. Registration check-in begins at 7:30 a.m., and the opening session begins at 9 a.m.
For more information or to pre-register, visit online www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/sddd or contact the Prince George’s County Supplier Development and Diversity Division at 301-883-6480.