June 2, 2014 – Seminar to Feature Tuck School of Business Professor

REI Native American Business Centers will celebrate Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week 2014 with a one-day seminar entitled iGNITE! – Building a High Performance Minority Business.  The event, which takes place on Thursday, July 24th from 8 AM to 3 PM at the Hard Rock Resort Conference Center in Tulsa, will focus on educating minority business owners in developing long term success.  An awards dinner to recognize the accomplishments of minority-owned businesses across Oklahoma will follow the seminar from 6 to 8 PM.  


MED Week honors outstanding minority entrepreneurs in Oklahoma.  The week culminates with the annual event celebrating the contributions made by minority business owners and recognizes advocates throughout Oklahoma.  Award winners are acknowledged for achievements such as construction firm of the year, service industry of the year and an innovation award, among others.


The iGNITE! Seminar is a one day, intense experience that will create an opportunity for participants to learn best practices for increasing long term success in today’s demanding business environment. Building a High-Performing Minority Business, Tuck School of Business’ core minority business program, is the ideal business prescription for minority and Native American-owned companies. Leading the event will be Dr. Leonard Greenhalgh, one of the world’s top rated business thought leaders.

Dr. Greenhalgh is professor of management at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. He also serves as Director of Programs for Minority and Women-Owned Businesses, as well as Director of Native American Business Programs. He has been at the Tuck School since 1978, and has also taught at Oxford University, Stanford University, Cornell University, and MIT.


To register for the events, visit www.reinabc.org or call 918-994-4370.

REI Native American Business Centers deliver technical assistance and training programs in an effort to build successful Native American and minority-owned businesses.  Learn more by visiting www.reinabc.org.