For Immediate Release
May 19, 2022
Contact Information

Luisa Martinez
Soneshine Communications
(305) 948-8063

(BPRW) The White House Initiative’s Southeast Regional AAPI Conference set for May 27th

Free-of-charge conference; register online

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the MBDA Programs operated by M. Gill & Associates in partnership with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission-Region 4, representing Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina & Tennessee and the U.S. Minority Business Development Agency are hosting The White House Initiative’s Southeast Regional AAPI Conference. The virtual event is scheduled for Friday, May 27th, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The theme for the S.E. Regional AAPI Conference is “AAPI-Diversity and Equity in the U.S. Economy,” and the goal is to present all the federal and regional economic resources and opportunities available for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

“Many Asian Americans are entrepreneurs who operate successful businesses throughout the U.S. The May 27th initiative will foster collaboration among federal agencies and programs, as well as showcase all the MBDA’s and EEOC’s resources that are available to further engage the AAPI community in successful business and community development ventures,” said Marie Gill, Founder and President of M. Gill & Associates.

The S.E. Regional AAPI Conference is free of cost. Register today at

About M. Gill & Associates

Gill & Associates, Inc. was founded by Jamaican entrepreneur Marie R. Gill 32 years ago. Based in Miami and with contractors throughout Florida, the company provides direct services to an average of 500 businesses per year. Services are based on helping small, minority, women and veteran-owned businesses gain Access to Capital; Access to Contracts; and Access to New and Global Markets. Its MBDA Coronavirus Response and Relief Program also helps Florida businesses that have been hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic. The City of Miami is cost-share strategic partner, providing space to house the MBDA programs. Funding is provided through competitive grants from the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce. 

To connect with the expert Business Analysts and Industry Specialists at M. Gill & Associates or any of its MBDA Programs, please contact 305-576-7888; email  or visit or  or


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