The South Carolina State Conference, NAACP announced that its 2013 African American Economic Summit will be held Friday, August 2 -3, 2013 on the campus of Claflin University. The Summit is intended to provide ideas for expanding contracting opportunities for minority-owned firms, resources for job creation and employment training, tools to prevent home foreclosures and techniques for personal financial management. The opening session is scheduled 3:00 PM on Friday, August 2. The program resumes at 9:30 AM until 4:00 PM on Saturday, August 3. Online registration is available at www.aaes2013.eventbrite.com.