23rd Annual The Competitive Edge Conference NYC-2017

BY: Betina Crione Guest Writer for World Liberty TV

The Competitive Edge – powered by MBE Capital Partners, LLC (a certified MBE) – has strengthened the Competitive Edge Conference that has provided dynamic business leaders with vital information and networking opportunities since 1993.

2017 Honorees and Committee members

For over 23 years, the Competitive Edge Conference has linked the region’s small businesses, including Minority, Women, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises and Locally Based Enterprises, with leading decision-makers from the public and private sectors to explore new contract opportunities, new procurement practices and new strategies to expand and exceed statewide procurement goals.

Dr.Abbey with Zeniada Rodriguez Chairwoman of Competitive Edge Conf

At our events, you’ll learn about new opportunities and best practices that will empower you to increase your revenue exponentially and take your enterprise into the stratosphere. Partnering with us will surely help your business maintain its Competitive Edge!”

NY Subways

MTA Exhibiting

Minority Business, Women Owned Business, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises , Locally Based Enterprises, Small Business, Procurement Practices, Business Strategies , and Networking Opportunities.

NY Corrections

Many Govt Agencies exhibiting

At the 23rd annual the competitive edge conference nyc, the following were the keynote speakers: Howard Cross former Giants player and Super bowl  winner , Rafael Martinez,CEO ,MBE Capital Partners and Ms Ruth Hassell Thompson ,Former Senator ,from the 36th Senatorial district.

Claire Scanlon From BNY Mellon Honored

The following were honored during the luncheon program: Chris Esteban ,CEO of A.Esteban and Co. won the Clarence E.”GENE” Swanston leadership award,  PennyChuang,  President of Adventium won the WBE Award of Excellence, Christian Varela President ,Gibraltar Contracting Inc, won the  DBE Award of Excellence and Michael Reed,CEO of Elite Construction Company of NY LLC, and Eze O.Small COO , Elite Construction Company of NY LLC, won the MBE Award of Excellence.

NY MTA Board Member

Dr.Abbey with Veronica Vanterpool Exec Dir Tri-State Transportation Campaign

Many panels took place, with close to 500 people in attendance, over 25 Government, Agencies in attendance were exhibiting and sharing information with MBE,s and WBE’S  on how to do business with their respected agencies.

Guests and attendees networking

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