MUSKEGON, MI – The first Black Business Expo in Muskegon will feature dozens of local businesses and provide education for entrepreneurs this summer.
Black Wall Street Muskegon, an organization formed to empower Black-owned businesses with resources and networking opportunities, is hosting the one-day event at the new Van Dyk Mortgage Convention Center on June 19.
“It’s the first of firsts,” said Black Wall Street Muskegon Founder Lashae Simmons II. “The first Black Business Expo held at the convention center. It’s making history.”
The expo is broken into two parts: an educational symposium and a vendor showcase.
The symposium features a “Million Dollar Roundtable” and breakout sessions that will provide information for business owners looking to grow their organization.
Speakers include Jemesha Smith, the CEO of Peachy Pure, William Roberson, CEO of Shoreline Staffing, Michael Buxton, CEO of Load A Spud,