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CB10-102 *REVISED*

Contact:  Public Information Office
301-763-3030/763-3762 (fax)

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  MONDAY, JULY 12, 2010

Media Advisory — U.S. Census Bureau to Release New Data About Minority-, Women- and Veteran-Owned Businesses (Revised)

What:
The U.S. Census Bureau will hold an audio news conference to highlight new data on minority-, women- and veteran-owned businesses. The data show the number of all businesses and their receipts and employment at the national and state level as well as other details.

This information comes from the 2007 Economic Census Survey of Business Owners and provides the only comprehensive look at the growth in entrepreneurship among minorities, women and veterans and the impact of their businesses on the U.S. economy.

The event will consist of a simultaneous audio conference and online presentation in webinar format. There will be no physical event associated with this conference. Information on accessing the online presentation is provided below. Reporters will be able to ask questions once the data presentation is complete.

Note: The ownership data will be available in American FactFinder at 7 a.m. (EDT) on the morning of July 13 so reporters may view this information in advance of the press conference. At 10 a.m., as the news conference begins, we will issue a news release, plus maps, summary tables and other useful information.

When:
Tuesday, July 13, 2010; 10 a.m. (EDT)
Who:
Thomas L. Mesenbourg, deputy director, U.S. Census Bureau
David Hinson, national director, Minority Business Development Agency
Stan Rolark, division chief, Public Information Office, U.S. Census Bureau
Details:
Audio conference ― access information
Toll free number: 888-593-8431

Online presentation ― access information
Please login early, as some setup is required
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URL: <https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join/>
Conference/meeting number: PW3041570
Conference/meeting passcode: 3728455

If closed captioning is required:
URL: <http://nccsite.com/captions/view/sbo713>

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: July 15, 2014