$100 Value, Potential Million-Dollar Return for SPC Business Students
September 14, 2018
ST. PHILIP'S COLLEGE STUDENTS OF BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP OFFERED FREE REGISTRATION FOR THE TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE 30-YEAR ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE SEPT. 27-28
The San Antonio Observer magazine announced in a Sept. 7 news report that St. Philip's College students of business and entrepreneurship are among students being encouraged to pursue some of the 30 complimentary-attendance-for-students-spaces at the Texas Association of African-American Chambers of Commerce 30-year anniversary conference Sept. 27-28 San Antonio's Sheraton Gunter Hotel at 205 E. Houston St.
Texas' only Black business advocate group consists of 24 local chambers representing more than 250,000 Black-owned businesses in the second-largest and fastest-growing economy in the nation. Both the Alamo City Black Chamber and the African-American Chamber of San Antonio are financial board members of the organization that promotes the interests of Black business owners across the state of Texas, according to the report.
Registration for non-students is $100 per person. Participants will be treated to conference topics and speakers designed to increase their financial opportunity to improve the quality of life for Black Texans in the marketplace, also according to the report.
According to the report, "This conference is a first of its kind for our city and county to host. We have received special investments from our sponsors, with a special gift that was not requested but greatly appreciated. The Tricentennial Commission has enabled us to invite up to nearly 30 Black College students majoring in business to be able to attend. We have extended the invitation to HBCUs (St Philip's College, Paul Quinn University, Huston-Tillotson University, Texas Southern University and Prairie View A&M University) and local San Antonio colleges."