Recommendation: A must attend event to network and build business connection.

TIPS to Maximize your experience:

I. Be prepared – biz cards, brochures and Capability Statement

II. Practice your Biz pitch/ elevator speech

III. Review workshop line up – make a strategic decision what you must attend.

New York State’s MWBE Forum
is the largest statewide business opportunities event for MWBEs.  Learn about New York’s new projects, meet New York’s leading public and private sector leaders and procurement decision makers and identify the right opportunities for your company. This informative two-day event will help you chart a new
road map to business success.


For more information visit the event website at


Black Capital Network to Host Event Series that Showcases the Projects that are Shaping the “New Buffalo”

WHAT/WHYBuffalo med campus invite FRONT: On Thursday, July 17,2014 the Black Capital Network will host its second “Have you Heard about the New Buffalo” Networking Series that offers local business owners an opportunity to network with local influencers and get a glimpse into the “New Buffalo.”

The networking series features key development locations in Buffalo with the goal of updating and connecting professionals and MWBE business owners to the project decision makers.

The July 17, 2014 event will feature the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and the newest innovative co-working space dig.  Featured presenters include: Matthew Enstice, President & CEO, Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Inc and Patrick Whalen, Chief Operating Officer

“We encourage guests to attend and experience a hub of innovation and opportunity.”
The cost is $20.00 per person and includes hors d’oeuvres, drinks, presentation, great networking and a tour of the BNMC campus.

WHERE:  dig at the BNMC
Innovation Center
640 Ellicott Street  –   Buffalo,NY, 14203

WHEN:       Thursday, July 17 at 5pm -7:30 pm.

        Local business owners
Jennifer Parker, founder of the Black Capital Network and owner of Jackson Parker Communications
Matthew Enstice, President & CEO, Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Inc
Patrick Whalen, Chief Operating Officer


*Walking Tour of BNMC – Tour will be offered after the presentation. Please bring low heeled shoes for the walking tour.

A “Have You Heard about the NEW Buffalo” Networking Series
Hosted by the Black Capital Network

PRINT or SAVE POSTCARD and SHARE:  Buffalo med campus invite FRONT

July 17, 2014 HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT the NEW Buffalo Networking Event

The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and dig


Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus NEW innovative work space for entrepreneurs – dig







Thursday July 17, 2014

  • Learn more about the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
  • *Take a tour of the Campus
  • Experience the surroundings of Buffalo’s newest shared mixed-use work space for innovative entrepreneurs

Featured Guests:
Matthew Enstice, President & CEO, Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Inc.
Patrick Whalen,Chief Operating Officer

WHEN: Thursday, July 17, 2014
TIME: 5:00 – 7:30pm
WHERE: Innovation Center on the BNMC
640 Ellicott Street . Buffalo,NY, 14203

* A unique venue
* Delicious Hors d’oeuvres and drinks
* PowerNetworking

COST: $20.00 (hors d’oeuvres,drinks,networking and presentation)
* Pay at the event

Be sure to RSVP – Register Online

 *Walking Tour of BNMC – Tour will be offered after the presentation. Please bring low heeled shoes for the walking tour.

All interested in learning more about opportunities at the BNMC and Buffalo’s Newest
mixed use Workspace for Entrepreneurs

A “Have You Heard about the NEW Buffalo” Networking Series
Hosted by the Black Capital Network

Black Capital Network Presents “Have You Heard About Buffalo” Networking Event

BlacK Capital Network Event     PRESENTS
The “Have You Heard About Buffalo” Networking Series

Join us for a Networking Event at Canalside

Liberty-Hound Restaurant Canalside     Photo Credit  - Visit Buffalo Niagara

A waterfront designation that is leading the New Buffalo Revival.
Please join us for an evening of delicious hors d’oeuvres, drinks, networking and overview about Canalside from Thomas P. Dee,President of the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation. 

WHEN: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
TIME:    5:00 – 7:30pm
WHERE:  Liberty Hound Restaurant
1 Naval Park Cove Buffalo, NY 14202
IMG_7128 Tom Dee  web version

FEATURED GUEST: Thomas P. Dee, President of the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation

• A beautiful venue
• Delicious Hors d’oeuvres
• PowerNetworking
• Cash BarCost: $20.00 (hors d’oeuvres, networking and presentation)

Be sure to RSVP – Limited Space. Email:



Few Lessons from the PowerNetworking Workshop

Networking Workshop May 9, 2013Networking for Success – More than Business Cards

  • The essence of PowerNetworking is building relationships to make things happen.
  • Communications is key.  How do you communicate to others your expertise and impact?
  • It’s not all about you. Its involves giving.
  • The entire community benefits by collaborative efforts.
  • More is accomplished when we network to obtain knowledge and resources.

  • Follow up is important to building relationships

Pass on the Knowledge.  Connect the Dots. 

At the Networking workshop I opened with a special message about 5 Things PowerNetworkers Need to Know about Buffalo, New York today. You can view the brief PowerPoint below.

Be Empowered.  Make Something Happen.
PowerNetworking Event Be in the Know Segment






May 9, 2013 is about PowerNetworking

PowerNetworking: It’s about getting things done!
Connecting the dots to make things happen.

Learn How at the Black Capital Network Event.

George C. Fraser
National Networking Expert
“The 7 Mistakes You Make When Networking

(Buffalo, New York) “There is No Business without Relationships”, according to networking expert George C. Fraser. “Your network—or lack thereof—can help or hinder your business development. Important resources such as capital, labor, and emotional support can be accessed through a network.”

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 George C. Fraser, one of America’s leading experts on the power of networking will be the featured speaker at an event hosted by the Black Capital Network.  The interactive networking presentation will be held at the Frank E. Merriweather, Jr. Library, 1324 Jefferson Ave, Buffalo, NY from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. The event is Free and will include a Q&A with Mr. Fraser and a BizPitch Contest modeled after the popular TV show, “Shark Tank”Five business owners will have 3 minutes to pitch their business.  The winner will win a $1,400 PowerNetworking Conference package.

Seating is limited for this special event, please call (716)881-6066 or Email to RSVP.

Mr. Fraser’s message on the power of effective networking is a message for all, including corporate professionals, business owners, community leaders, aspiring business owners, in addition to college and professional students.

“George is a dynamic speaker and mentor.  He was my first teacher on this subject and has taught me all that I know about the art of power networking,” stated Jennifer Parker, the owner of the Black Capital Network.

“His book, Success Runs In Our Race; The Complete Guide to Effective Networking in the African American Community, is a must read business classic; it opened up my eyes to how to network and why networking was an important tool for success.”

George C. Fraser is Chairman and CEO of FraserNet, Inc, a 24 year old company engaged in social entrepreneurism. He is considered by many to be the new voice for African Americans and one of the foremost authorities on networking and building effective relationships. Mr. Fraser is the author of three bestselling books: Success Runs In Our Race; The Complete Guide to Effective Networking in the African American Community, Race For Success; The Ten Best Business Opportunities for Blacks In America and the most recent, Click: Ten Truths for Building Extraordinary Relationships.

Hear a brief lesson about Networking from George.
He is the founder of the annual PowerNetworking Conference,a national conference that has attracted the largest gathering of Black professionals, business owners and community leaders. The popular conference, scheduled for June 27 – 29, 2013 in Dallas, Texas, features leading business and motivational speakers who focus on teaching valuable skills that will assist in growing businesses and careers.   A popular speaker and author, George C. Fraser’s inspiring talks on success principles, effective networking, wealth creation, business ethics, and valuing diversity, are as popular among corporate professionals as they are among college students. His views have been solicited by CNN and the Wall Street Journal.

About the Black Capital Network LLC
The Black Capital Network a small business consulting company that provides strategic planning, public relations and graphic design services to support business advancement and development.  The company’s website, was created to educate, empower, and promote small businesses and the African American Community.

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