NFL Emerging Business Workshop

April 30, 2009

Sports Commission Co-Sponsors NFL Emerging Business Workshop

Joining forces with the South Florida Super Bowl Host Committee 2010, and the Palm Beach County Office of Small Business Assistance, the PBCSC co-sponsored the third Emerging Business Workshop on April 22, at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. Over 450 interested parties attended.

The workshop, part of the Super Bowl’s Community Outreach program, was designed to assist local Palm Beach County businesses, especially minority and women-owned businesses, understand and qualify for procurement opportunities with the Super Bowl’s prime contractors.

The workshop explained in detail both certification and application procedures. Representatives from the Super Bowl Host Committee, the NFL and prime contractors were in attendance, along with representatives from Palm Beach County certifying agencies, County Commission Chair, Jeff Koons, WPB Mayor Lois Frankel and other government representatives.

Palm Beach County is an active participant in supporting Super Bowl 2010. Countywide activities are being coordinated through the Palm Beach County Sports Commission.

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