‘Minority Business’ Category

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Path to Disney Careers Begins at HBCUs for Many Cast Members – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Aug. 29, 2013 – Football is only one part of the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) experience. For HBCU alumni, the education they receive has a much greater and longer-lasting influence. Walt Disney World Resort employs many HBCU alumni as Cast Members in a wide variety of roles. For LaJoy ...
Legends Award Recipients Honored – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Aug. 31, 2013 - The seven recipients of this year’s MEAC/SWAC Legends Award, which recognizes alumni of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) for outstanding contributions, were  honored Saturday night at a reception at Walt Disney World Resort. Three of the honorees are alumni of HBCUs in Florida. Held the night before the big game, ...
Local high school students inspired by Disney sports business panel as part of MEAC/SWAC Challenge activities – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Aug. 29, 2013 - More than 900 local high school students were inspired to work hard, follow their dreams and never give up at the ESPN 101 High School Career Panel, the first of multiple events leading up to the 9th annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney. Sports business professionals shared their career experiences ...
Local High-School Students Inspired by Disney Sports Business Panel as Part of MEAC/SWAC Challenge Activities – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Aug. 29, 2013 - More than 900 local high school students were inspired to work hard, follow their dreams and never give up at the ESPN 101 High School Career Panel, the first of multiple events leading up to the 9th annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney. Sports business professionals shared their career ...
Disney-sponsored game brings thousands of fans to Orlando – MEAC/SWAC Challenge has positive economic impact on Central Florida LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Sept. 1 – Nearly 25,000 fans attended the ninth annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney at the Florida Citrus Bowl over the Labor Day weekend. The match-up between teams from the Mid-Eastern and Southwestern Athletic Conferences was televised live on ESPN, with a victory ...
Diverse Supplier Conference Opens Doors for Small Businesses – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., August 12, 2013 - Hundreds of business owners made connections during the Central & North Florida Minority Supplier Development Council’s (cnFMSDC) conference at Walt Disney World Resort. Co-sponsored by Disney, the 30th annual conference included seminars, networking opportunities, and a trade fair that brings together business owners and representatives from corporations and agencies that want to do business with minority suppliers. Members ...
Diverse supplier conference opens doors for small businesses – Hundreds of business owners made connections during the Central & North Florida Minority Supplier Development Council’s (cnFMSDC) conference at Walt Disney World Resort. Hundreds of business owners made connections during the Central & North Florida Minority Supplier Development Council’s (cnFMSDC) conference at Walt Disney World Resort.
Disney Welcomes Journalists for Annual NABJ Convention – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., August 2, 2013 – Journalists and media professionals from across the United States visited Central Florida this week for the 38th annual National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) convention. As a long-time sponsor of the conference, Walt Disney World Resort welcomed nearly 1,000 attendees during an opening ceremony and private reception at ...
Disney Welcomes Journalists for Annual NABJ Convention – Journalists and media professionals from across the United States visited Central Florida this week for the 38th annual National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) convention. As a long-time sponsor of the conference, Walt Disney World Resort welcomed nearly 1,000 attendees during an opening ceremony and private reception at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Journalists and media professionals from ...
Fans, Football and Fun at the MEAC/SWAC Challenge Presented by Disney – LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., August 2, 2013 - On Sunday, Sept. 1 at the Citrus Bowl, the Delta Devils of Mississippi Valley State will battle the FAMU Rattlers at the 9th annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney. The game and the activities leading up to it showcase Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and the importance ...

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