This Friday….

Come learn about online marketing during your lunch hour. Food is NOT provided, but you are welcome to bring your own lunch during the session.

This event is free and open to the public.

At the heart of small business marketing are the campaigns that drive action – collections of marketing activities that help a small business or organization to achieve its goals and objectives.

We will be covering:

• What to write about in your newsletter or announcement and how to consider using images

Attendees of this presentation will learn:

• The different types of newsletters• What to write about in your newsletter or announcement and how to consider using images

• Subject line best practices, and when to send your newsletter

• The importance of understanding how connected email and social media are…they have to be done together.• What types of additional tools might be useful

RSVP requested here:

Save the Date…

1515.jpgSave the Date for the next MBP Business Opportunity Breakfast (BOB) “Doing Business with Educational Institutions” – Nov. 6th 2014


The 3rd BOB installment, Doing Business with Educational Institutions is coming up on November 6th here at the Dayton Convention Center. We currently have 9 educational institutions who have agreed to be a part of our event. They will be looking to engage and speak with local/diverse firms about the requirements necessary to become a supplier/vendor and what current and future opportunities may exist for your firm (see list of institutions below).

The event details are below and you can register on-line when you click on mbpinfo if you have any questions. Thanks and we’ll see you on November 6th!!!!

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Doing Business with Educational Institutions

7:30 AM – 10:30 AM

If you are a small and/or diverse business in our region and can provide a product/service or perform subcontracting for large buyers, then this is an event for you!

You are invited to meet some of the area colleges, universities, and school systems, so you can understand the steps necessary to be a vendor for our local educational institutions and what opportunities are available for your company

Participating Educational Institutions

  • Cedarville University
  • Central State University
  • Dayton Public Schools
  • Miami University
  • Trotwood-Madison Schools
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Dayton
  • Wright State University
  • Xavier University


Member Cost: $20.00 in advance; $25.00 day of the event

Future Member Cost: $25.00 in advance; $30.00 day of the event

Breakfast & Parking Included

Dayton Convention Center

22 East Fifth Street

Dayton OH 45402 [3rd Floor]

Are You Ready? Resource Fair!

Business Support Resources & Referrals:

  • Business Certification Resources
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Accounting & Tax Services
  • Legal Referrals
  • Business Development Referrals
  • Insurance & Bonding
  • Strategic Business Consulting

Adrian Taylor

Manager, Minority Business Retention & Expansion

Minority Business Partnership

Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce

1 Chamber Plaza Dayton OH 45402-2400

937.226.8224 voice

937.226.8254 fax

This Friday: Build Your Marketing Toolkit

This is a quick reminder that we are hosting a free series this Friday, September 26th at Noon at The Opportunity Center, 907 W 5th St in Dayton.

Friday’s presentation will be the first one in the series, Build Your Marketing Toolkit.

You will learn:

  • What marketing really is (and isn’t).
  • How marketing has changed in ways that benefit small businesses.
  • The importance of setting goals and objectives for their marketing efforts.
  • The 4 Pillars or Marketing Success

This is designed to be a quick, to the point presentation and you should be out of there in one hour or less.

This presentation will be at The Opportunity Center on 5th Street in Dayton. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Parking and the event itself are completely free.

Lunch will NOT be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own food.

Register here: