Uplifting Small Businesses with the 2nd Black Entrepreneurs Day for Black History Month

Sheletta Brundidge leads the "Rally in the Rotunda" at the 2nd Annual Black Entrepreneurs Day.

Comcast was proud to sponsor the second annual Black Entrepreneurs Day at the State Capitol. Hundreds of Minnesota Black business owners and allies gathered at the State Capitol on February 16 for a “Rally in the Rotunda” organized by Sheletta Brundidge from ShelettaMakesMeLaugh.com. The event featured guest speakers including Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, Peggy Flanagan, Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives, Melissa Hortman, and State Senate President Bobby Joe Champion,

This year, the event broadened to several Greater Minnesota cities, including Rochester, Duluth, and St. Cloud creating deeper opportunities for Black business owners to connect.

Dameon Campbell, VP of Technical Operations speaks to the audience at the State Capitol Rotunda
Dameon Campbell, VP of Technical Operations shares Comcast’s commitment to small business owners at the State Capitol Rotunda.

“Small businesses will continue to be the backbone of our economy – and we must take every opportunity to help them thrive.”

– Dameon Campbell, Vice President of Technical Operations, Comcast Midwest Region

Comcast Business hosted open forums where small business owners could ask questions around connectivity and cybersecurity. Every attendee that stopped by was entered to win an iPad to support their business technology needs.

Comcast values how Black Entrepreneurs Day at the Capitol allows our company and many others an opportunity to listen to our small business community, align on how we can better support them, and drive future successes.

To watch the event on Kare 11, please click here.

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