Jacksonville Entrepreneurs Take on DC

226Three Jacksonville Women-owned Business Entrepreneurs are in Washington, DC this week for the National Minority Enterprise Development Week Conference (MED Week 2014), the nation’s premier event for minority businesses and the public and private sectors.   Hester Clark, Founder and CEO of Hester Group, Anne Urban President and CEO, Destination Planning Corp. and Melissa Hong, President and Founder of Visual Solutions Inc. are the driving forces behind this conference.

According to an email from Hester Group, Hester Group’s Jacksonville-based team has managed all conference strategic planning, marketing, securing speakers, sponsors and exhibitors.  Clark engaged Anne Urban of Destination Planning Corp. to handle event management and logistics.  Melissa Hong of Visual Solutions, Inc. will be a speaker at the event to share her expertise in travel and tourism.

MED Week 2014 provides opportunities for over 500 small business owners and entrepreneurs to gain expert knowledge on business growth strategies; connect with senior public officials, industry executives and leaders from all over the country; and, learn about cutting-edge tools that can give their business a competitive advantage. 

We couldn’t be more proud of our Jacksonville leaders!

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