Census BureauThe U.S. Census Bureau will hold an audio news conference to release data for all business groups cross-tabulated by gender, ethnicity, race and veteran status of owners. Separate data estimates are provided for minority-, and nonminority-owned businesses and those owned equally by minorities and nonminorities. The data cover employer and nonemployer firms and include sales and receipts, annual payroll and employment for 2007. Data are classified by industry, geography, employment and receipts size.

The event will consist of a simultaneous audio conference and online presentation. 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. We suggest reporters log in and call in early.

When: Tuesday, June 7, 2011; 2 p.m. (EDT)

Who: William Bostic Jr., associate director for economic programs, U.S. Census Bureau
Alejandra Castillo, deputy director, Minority Business Development Agency
Dana M. Lewis, executive director, National Women’s Business Council

Details: Audio conference ― access information
Toll free number: 800-779-9312
Passcode: CENSUS
Note:  Stay on the line until operator asks for the passcode. Do not key in passcode.

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Online presentation ― access information
Please login early, as some setup is required.

URL: https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join/
Conference/meeting number: PW5025465

Conference/meeting passcode: CENSUS

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