The National Training Conference (NTC) for the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is an annual training event held for MBDA’s network of Business Centers. The MBDA is an Agency within the Department of Commerce authorized pursuant to Executive Order 11625 to promote the growth and competitiveness of large, medium and small minority business enterprises (MBEs). MBDA actively promotes the strategic growth and expansion of MBEs by offering management and technical assistance through a nationwide network of over 40 MBDA Business Centers, funded by cooperative agreements with MBDA.
The NTC serves as a vehicle to train MBDA and its Business Center staff on new and innovative programs; new and existing policies; procedures for the management of grant awards and compliance; and new initiatives as they relate to the President’s Agenda; the Department of Commerce and MBDA. The NTC also serves as a forum for the exchange of information on minority business development through general sessions, workshops and general networking activities.
- November 07, 2016 Initial release