For Immediate Release
March 14, 2012
Contact Information

Barbara Ash

(BPRW) The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship to Host Minority Business Conference

- New and aspiring business owners to network with business leaders and learn ins and outs of running a successful enterprise -

(BLACK PR WIRE) – Hallandale Beach, Fla. – The Florida State University College of Business invites members of the news media to attend The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship’s2nd Annual Minority Business Conference on Saturday, March 17,at the Hallandale Beach Cultural Community Center. The event is sold out, with more than 300 individuals registered to participate. The event is free to registered attendees. 

The conference features a keynote address by Dr. Alvin B. Jackson Jr., motivational speaker and director of the Community Redevelopment Agency for the City of Hallandale Beach. 

Topics such as staff motivation, social media, networking, customer service and marketing effectiveness will be covered. Lunch will be provided with area business owners participating as mentors. 

Breakout sessions include:
“Customer Service: The Heart of Each and Every Business”
“When is it Time to Seek Legal Advice?”
“10 Keys to Success for Business Startups”
“From $300 to $5 million through Great Customer Service”
“Social Media: A Key Component of Great Customer Service”
“10 Keys for Improving Profitability Quickly”
“How Human Resource Laws Can Affect Your Business”
“Working your Website so your Website Works for You” 

WHAT: The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship 2nd Annual Minority Business Conference
WHEN: 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Saturday, March 17, 2012
WHERE: Hallandale Beach Cultural Community Center, 410 S.E. 3rd Street, Hallandale Beach, Fla.
CONTACT: Barbara Ash, 850-728-7014, 

Other sponsors include: Broward College, City of Hallandale Beach, the City of Hollywood, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, Hispanic Unity of Florida, Inspiration University, Fort Lauderdale Midtown Business Association, Florida Small Business Development Center in Broward and the Urban League of Broward County. 

For more information on the 2nd Annual Minority Business Conference, visit the website at  

About The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship: 

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship was established in 1995 through generous donations from automotive industry legend Jim Moran, his wife Jan, and JM Family Enterprises, Inc. Their gifts were supplemented with a major grant from the State of Florida to create a fully funded endowment. Its mission is to cultivate, train and inspire tomorrow’s entrepreneurial leaders today through world-class education, leading-edge research and applied training, intensive consulting assistance and mentorship at no charge, and public recognition. The staff of entrepreneurship professionals, academic scholars, and staff foster the entrepreneurial spirit by helping to organize, expand and promote the knowledge and practice of entrepreneurship in such a way as to facilitate new business and to further the goals of established businesses. The Jim Moran Institute’s faculty and staff provide students, faculty, aspiring entrepreneurs, and business owners the tools and expertise necessary to develop strategies that establish and sustain advantages for businesses in today’s competitive marketplace and to creatively pursue new opportunities and innovations involving the startup of new business ventures. Through degree and certificate programs in entrepreneurship, outreach programs that reach across Florida and throughout the world, and complementary activities such as half-day workshops and a speaker series, The Jim Moran Institute currently serves more than 1,000 undergraduates and about 300 businesses each year.