Jay tapped as economic development speaker

Jay tapped as economic development speaker

April 7, 2013
Portland business entrepreneur, Roy Jay has been tapped as speaker for the City of Birmingham, Alabama’s Civil Rights Economic Development Summit in Birmingham April 26-27th, 2013.


Jay will be a featured speaker for April 26 and 27th. The summit is expected to attract 600 to 900 local businesses, government officials and corporate representatives. The Portland based businessman who is in demand for speaking, training and business ventures spends time always sharing and giving back.

Jay has been recognized as one of the top 10 most influential African Americans in the convention and tourism industry by Black Meetings & Tourism magazine and the entrepreneur’s entrepreneur in an Oregonian front page feature. He has been the business architect behind several successful business ventures including a multi-million dollar public garage contract and much more.

Roy operates, invests or ownership in over eleven different business operations. In business for over 40 years, come and listen to his story from going from “no place to show place”. He has been the recipient of numerous awards and citations for his business and community activities. One of his most rewarding (as he claims) is Project Clean Slate which enables individuals a second chance to become productive citizens by removing traffic fines, minor convictions which are preventing them from becoming tax paying citizens. Hear more on April 26 and 27th.

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