Local business owners got the opportunity to network Saturday afternoon.
The Shreveport-Bossier African American Chamber of Commerce held its first ever Minority Business Expo. Chefs, hair stylists, and other business owners filled the Shreveport Convention Center for the event. There was also food, entertainment and workshops.
Special guest Kandi Burruss from "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" took part in a panel discussion on how to be a successful entrepreneur.
Organizers said about 300 people attended and 80 vendors participated.