Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

Attendees at table
Mayor Saffo
Brigadier General Gorham (Ret.) speaking to a class during 2019 MED Week
Chamber AARP Chancellor
MED Week reception attendees
Chancellor, guests and Dr. Guion
SBTDC staff

Cape Fear Region Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week

MED Week recognizes the achievements of local minority entrepreneurs, provides opportunities for networking, and presents workshops to help grow and strengthen businesses.

Events provide attendees the opportunity to:

  • Connect with business vendors
  • Meet leaders from the regional business community
  • Learn about government contracting and business opportunities
  • Grow your professional network
  • Receive information and resources to develop your business 


Cape Fear MED Week is a part of the nationwide observance of Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week. Do you or your organization provide information and/or resources that benefit Historically Underutilitzed Businesses?  If so and you would like to participate in the 2020 Cape Fear MED Week activities, submit information about your event for consideration to be included in the upcoming programming.