LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – The city is gearing up to host its third annual Diverse Business Fair at Fourth Street Live.

It hopes to match the community’s local minority, female and veteran-owned businesses together with larger corporations.

It’s an effort to network and promote business.

Participants also have the chance to take part in a panel discussion featuring several speakers with firsthand knowledge in small business operations.

The fair will take place on Sep. 12 at the Tavern on Fourth from 8 a.m. until noon.

Click here for registration and more information.