National Minority Supplier Development Council

We are the global leader in advancing business opportunities for certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises. We connect these businesses to our corporate members in an effort to increase procurement and enhance supplier diversity.

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NMSDC Hosts Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C.

Apr 25, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - April 25, 2017) - On April 26, 2017, The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) will host an [...]

  • Houston Ranks No. 1 for Minority Entrepreneurs

Houston Ranks No. 1 for Minority Entrepreneurs

The city recently ranked No. 1 among U.S. cities for cultivating minority-owned businesses, based on such factors as the number and percentage of businesses, the opportunity for finding customers here and the rate at which startups are launched.

Don’t Abolish Minority Business Development Agency

President Donald Trump’s proposed skinny budget calls for the elimination of the Minority Business Development Agency, which has for nearly 50 years been at the forefront of driving the formation and development of minority business in the United States, and its work must be able to continue.

2015 Conference Features

 A  Proclamation by The President:
Barack Obama

America is at its best when all our people have the tools and resources they need to pursue their dreams and meet their full potential. Entrepreneurs help spur innovation and prosperity, and ensuring that minority-owned businesses remain strong and vibrant is vital to driving our Nation’s progress.

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Every year NMSDC host conferences and networking events which attract more than six thousand participants. Be a part of a burgeoning community of leaders and decision-makers by becoming a corporate sponsor.
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Corporate Membership

Corporate Membership

Shaping the Supply Diversity Landscape

By joining hundreds of NMSDC corporate members, your company becomes an integral part of shaping the global supply diversity landscape. It’s been proven that a more qualified and inclusive workforce leads to improve market share and reduced operating costs — a win-win scenario from top to bottom. Read more >

MBE Certification

MBE Certification

Get Certified

Gain access to America’s most influential corporations by joining our dynamic community and supplier network. At NMSDC, we create opportunities for you to connect to the hundreds of corporate members who wish to build relationships with trusted minority-owned companies, like you. Read more >

Our Network

Our Network

Affiliates & Members

The NMSDC Network includes 24 Regional Councils across the country and 1,750 corporate Members, including America’s top publicly-owned, privately-owned and foreign-owned companies. The Regional Councils certify and match more than 12,000 minority-owned businesses with member corporations. Read more >

Featured Event

NMSDC Conference and Business Opportunity Fair, in Orlando

2015 Conference and Business Opportunity Fair

October 18-21, 2015
San Diego, California

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Upcoming Course

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Supplier Diversity Online Course

Engage with a live facilitator plus other participants and learn best practices for planning, implementing and assessing a supplier diversity process.

NMSDC Member rate; $1,199; Nonmember rate: $1,599.
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Become a Sponsor

Our annual conferences and signature events increase visibility and can leverage your standing in the NMSDC network.

With more than six thousand attendees each year, there are a multitude of ways to market your organization and connect with a number of key players within your industry.
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