Hispanic buying power in Tennessee: $6.4 billion by 2008
"Tennessee's Hispanics, by far the state's fastest-growing minority population, [are] projected to have a buying power of $6.4 billion by 2008."
"For any region to consider itself successful, it must ensure that all of its citizens have opportunities to participate significantly in its economy. It is equally important that a region's government, business, educational and social leadership support those opportunities in practical ways."
"Minority Enterprise Development Week - which runs through Oct. 10 - is such a practical undertaking, one that strives to provide entrepreneurs the tools to run and grow their businesses more effectively. Several of the MEDWeek events are being organized by the Nashville Minority Business Center."
Nashville Business Journal