The top minority- and women-owned businesses from around the country are headed to Virginia in September for a conference with venture capital and angel investors, organizers said.

The MBE Capital Call Conference and Venture Forum, a two-day event sponsored by the Virginia Department of Minority Business Enterprise, will give entrepreneurs a chance to meet with investors and other financial advisors to discuss how to grow their businesses. Organizers also invite participants to submit a business plan for the chance to pitch to a panel of investors.

The conference will take be held at the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton, Va. Sept. 20-21. For more information, visit www.mbecapitalcall.com.

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