What We Do

Minority Business Entrepreneur (MBE) magazine is the content authority for diverse business advancement.

Founded in 1984 by Ginger Conrad to promote business ownership and entrepreneurial development for minorities and women as a means to building wealth, jobs, and stronger communities, the brand continues to use those founding principles as its North Star. MBE provides business management resources with an editorial focus on addressing business challenges, trends, and research, which enables diverse business owners to sustain and build upon their business success.

Our mission is to move and inspire our readers’ minds and hearts through the stories of diverse entrepreneurs and business owners who are impacting and shaping the future.

We are also committed to:

  • Providing resources where diverse business owners can learn about business research, trends and best practices along with information to support continued success;
  • Producing provocative, meaningful, fresh, dynamic content that informs, educates, empowers, and inspires;
  • Creating a relationship with readers and advertisers based upon trust, reliability, and quality;
  • Encouraging and promoting the sharing of knowledge and success.

MBE magazine promises credible brand exposure through engaging and proven messaging platforms andpublishes four quarterly print issues. Additionally, the brand produces a podcast, Diversity Discourse, that is available on all podcast platforms.

MBE also produces two nationally known programs, WBEs Who Rock! and MBEs Who Rock! awards. These awards recognize M/WBEs who work tirelessly on behalf of their businesses and communities. 

We are the brand for diverse entrepreneurs and diversity entities who are committed to influencing positive change throughout the world.

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