HHOMA Announces Minority Business Expo 2023


​​HHOMA Announces Minority Business Expo 2023 

The Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs will provide free lunch and networking opportunities for minorities, women and veterans. 

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs (HHOMA) is excited to announce the 9th Annual Minority Business Expo at the Charleston Civic Center Thursday, Oct. 12. This annual event brings together minorities, women business owners, and veterans to promote growth and innovation in the Mountain State. 

“This popular expo encourages business development in West Virginia and strengthens the inclusion of historically marginalized communities,” Executive Director of HHOMA Jill Upson said. “Women, veterans, young entrepreneurs, and all underserved West Virginians must be involved in the creation of businesses, licensure process, and full participation in the economic development of our great state.”

Attendance is free, and HHOMA has waived registration fees on exhibit booth space for vendors, state agencies ,and nonprofits. The 2023 Minority Business Expo will feature exhibits, networking opportunities, guest speakers, and a lunch will be provided. Registration will open soon.

The expo operates from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12, at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center, 200 Civic Center Dr, Charleston, WV 25301. 

For more information, visit the Office of Minority Affairs online at minorityaffairs.wv.gov, on Facebook or Twitter, or call the office at 304-356-2023.

HHOMA Announces Minority Business Expo 2023 

Contact Information

CONTACT: HHOMA@wv.gov, 304-356-2023