From Monday, August 6 to Monday, August 13, 2018, the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce hosted a series of events…
…as part of the 44th annual HARLEM WEEK festivities, including Thursday’s New York City Economic Development Day.In connection with HARLEM WEEK’s theme celebrating women, the event celebrates Oprah Winfrey, the legendary Dr. Muriel Petioni, April Ryan, Cheryl Wills, Gwen Ifill, and Cathy Hughes—all women who have helped to change the face of the media, health, and tech industries. Special guests in attendance included April Ryan (American Urban Radio Networks’ White House Correspondent) and Alfred Edmond Jr. (host of Money Matters).
HARLEM WEEK’s Economic Development Day features a full day of conferences focused on the business and economic development of the Harlem community. The day’s conference included presentations by developers with new projects in Upper Manhattan and across New York, as well as presentations by businesses providing and promoting regional and international business opportunities for women, local and minority-owned businesses and more. Sessions during the day included The International Business & Health Conferences; Public & Private Sector Business Expo; Tech “MeetUp”/ Business Conference (presented by Silicon Harlem), and more.
Additional featured events for the week of August 6th, 2018, include the Harlem/Havana Kickoff 2018 Exhibit Opening Event; Jazzmobile’s 1st Annual Celebration of Dizzy and the Jazzmobile Salutes Harlem/Havana Festival Celebration of Jazz/Afro-Cuban Music/Dance.
Photo credit: 1-7) Hubert Williams 2018.