Startup Hoptown – at MEDI

What & Why:
Do you have a vision in 2020 to start your small business?
Register to attend MEDI’s Startup Hoptown workshop. Learn the steps and process to startup and strategies to grow your small business while writing a plan that will capture the attention of lenders, investors, and partners. At the end, you will know how to draft your business plan and better prepared to launch your startup.

Anyone and everyone thinking, planning and or praying about starting a small business AND those that have recently launched.

Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 2:00-4:00 pm.

MEDI, Inc., 1101A South Main St., Hopkinsville, KY

MEDI Holiday Mixer

Mix, Mingle & Be Merry! Join MEDI, Inc. for their annual Holiday Mixer on Thursday, December 19, 2019! All the fun happens from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm, with honors at 6:00 pm. MEDI, Inc. is located at 1101A South Main St. in Downtown Hopkinsville, KY.

Foster new relationships, enhance existing, expand your network and share in the holiday cheer! This event is free to attend with food and music provided.

MEDI is a positive place with positive people, growing and moving toward a better tomorrow–so be sure to join in as MEDI “Honors:” Jimmy & Lovely Rogers, Owners, AutoRama; Mike Stalls (Retired, First Financial Bank, formerly Heritage Bank); and Lorenzo Johnson, Owner, Johnson Body Shop.

This event is co-sponsored by: Hopkinsville Alumni Chapter, Kentucky State University (KSU) National Alumni.

First Fridays – Spades & Bid Tournament – at Seafood King

Who are the best spade and bid players in town? Join MEDI, Inc. for a First Fridays event, Spades & Bid Tournament!

The event will be held at Seafood King, and will feature music, food, networking, and game night fun! All round one games begin at 7:30 pm. A player admission of $20 per person includes game registration and your choice of 4 meal options: catfish platter, brisket plate, wing plate or rib plate.

For more information or to register, call MEDI at 270-885-8885 , or click here to register through Eventbrite.
First Fridays is the Nation’s top diverse and inclusive networking event consistently attracting over 16,000 people each month across the US. First Fridays events place an emphasis diversity and inclusion, networking and business opportunities. All are invited to attend, professionals, educators, local, state and federal employees, coaches and organizational leaders, the manufacturing industry workforce, small business owners, startups and more. First Fridays is a monthly event that allows professionals to mix, mingle and network. First Fridays events are a way for these professionals to meet in a social atmosphere while exchanging useful information.

Jazz on the Lawn, featuring Cassmere Williams Trio

Join your friends and the community for Jazz on the Lawn, presented by MEDI, Inc.! This special event will take place at Little River Park, located at the corner of 9th and Bethel Streets in Downtown Hopkinsville.

Jazz on the Lawn features award-winning Cassmere Williams Trio! Cassmere Williams has played on American Idol with winner Ruben Studdard, and he has appeared on major national TV network shows such as Jay Leno, David Letterman, The View, and more!

There is no cost to attend, and it is requested to please bring your own chair.

31st Annual MED Week of KY – MEDI Awards Banquet

Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week of Kentucky

MED Week celebrates the success and contributions of minority-owned businesses and those “like you” that support minority enterprise development.

MED Week was founded in 1983 by President Reagan and first proclaimed by Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear in 2012, naming MEDI as the Commonwealth’s official state host. President Reagan encouraged all Americans to observe MED Week. MEDI encourages this community and all Kentuckians to take this time to recognize and appreciate minority Americans determination pursuing social and economic mobility.

MED Week Goals:

• To highlight successful economic development strategies in Kentucky’s rural and metropolitan cities and counties that improve the qualities of life and place for minorities residents and all such as; leadership, supplier diversity programs, micro-loan programs, lower bond capacity thresholds, certification programs, spending goals, mentorship programs, trainings and workshops;

• To recognize and celebrate the contributions and advancements of minority owned businesses and those that support minority enterprise development in Kentucky;

• To advocate policies, programs, solutions, initiatives and best practices that improve opportunities for Kentucky minority entrepreneurs and workforce development;

• To raise funds to support the technical and financial assistance provided that results in minority economic enterprise development throughout Kentucky.

Join MEDI to observe MED Week of Kentucky in Hopkinsville.


To purchase tickets, click here.

How to Start Your Own Business Workshop

This Startup Workshop introduces you to the entrepreneurial
mindset and provides experienced-based, hands-on training in the small business development process. Participants develop
creative capacity, learn about the business plan, business loans,
gain entrepreneurial confidence and acquire the necessary skills
to start and grow a small business. This proven Startup
Workshop is fast-paced. It is for all that want and dream about
starting a smal l business or have recently started.