The 30th Annual Small Business & Entrepreneur Luncheon & Awards Program will be held on Friday, May 14th, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm via Zoom. The Small Business and Entrepreneur Awards are presented to businesses that have displayed employment staying power, growth, innovation, and social responsibility.
In addition, you will hear updates from the Massachusetts Office of Business Development, Mayor of Brockton Robert F. Sullivan, and U.S. Small Business Administration.
Simply Zoom-in and you may win some fun prizes, all participants are entered to win! Prizes include two wireless headsets from Mallory Headsets, and a beautiful doll from Fusion Dolls.
The featured speaker of this event is Keiko Matsudo Orrall. Keiko Matsudo Orrall of Lakeville, MA serves as the executive director for the Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism. Director Orrall chairs the Massachusetts Marketing Partnership as well as the Restaurant Promotion Commission. Serving all aspects of the tourism industry, Director Orrall meets regularly with stakeholders regarding opportunities for tourism, sports, and film in the Commonwealth. She is on the board of Discover New England and was appointed to the Brand USA Advisory Board which is the nation’s destination marketing organization promoting international travel and trade. She is a member of the White House Initiative for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Presidential Commission and has participated in national and international panels promoting Massachusetts on the global stage.
Prior to the Office of Travel and Tourism, Orrall was a State Representative and served four terms in the Massachusetts Legislature. She became the first Asian American woman to be elected to the Legislature in 2011. A State Representative with a background in local government and teaching, she worked to build bipartisan relationships in her time of elected office.
Thank you to our generous program sponsor, Bank of America.