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Event — Elevate Your Business at the 2nd Annual Juneteenth Business Symposium

Join the Black Chamber Fort Wayne for the second annual Juneteenth Business Symposium from June 18-22, 2024! This dynamic event is designed to empower African American and other business owners in southeast Fort Wayne, fostering economic growth and community prosperity.

A Special Thank You to Our Partners & Sponsors

Morning Sessions will be held at the Grand Wayne Convention Center

Location: 120 W Jefferson Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Evening Session will be held at the Fort Wayne Urban League

Location: 2135 S Hanna St, Fort Wayne, IN 46803

Overcoming Challenges, Seizing Opportunities

Despite past job losses from closures like International Harvester, Fort Wayne Foundry, and others, southeast Fort Wayne is experiencing a resurgence. Economic growth, technology access, and higher education opportunities are paving the way for a new generation of entrepreneurs.

Empowering Through Education and Networking

We’ve crafted a series of workshops, inspired by feedback from local business owners, to provide invaluable insights and opportunities.

Graduates of the Fort Wayne Urban League Destination Ideation, Summit City Entrepreneur and Enterprise District (SEED) Build, and Black Chamber Fort Wayne member business owners are pre-registered for the full week free of charge.

Be Part of the Future

This symposium is more than an event—it’s a movement toward a thriving business community. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn, network, and grow.

Celebrate and empower Black businesses at the highly anticipated Juneteenth Business Symposium hosted by The Fort Wayne Black Chamber. This year’s event will be held from June 18th to 22nd, with a grand celebration dinner and event wrap-up on June 22nd at the Grand Wayne Convention Center.

For more details or inquiries, feel free to reach out. Let’s make this Juneteenth a milestone in business empowerment! See event schedule below.


Workshop Schedule

*Disclaimer: Scheduled event topics are subject to change based on demand and availability

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