What Is MBISYS®?
MBISYS®, a program of the NMSDC, is a national database that provides comprehensive information on more than 16,000 of America's top minority-owned firms.
What is MBISYS® Source of Information?
The information is collected by the NMSDC network of 36 affiliated councils through a standardized certification process.
Who Can Access The Database?
The database is currently available to national members and their designated service points (purchasing locations). Local members of affiliated regional councils can access the MBEs in their service area.
How Do You Access MBISYS®?
MBISYS® is an on-line database. If you have an account, access to the MBISYS® database is available over the Internet. NMSDC staff will provide orientation, and can provide you with a username and password. You can also refer to a user's guide for additional instructions on how to fully utilize the system.
What Type of Information Does MBISYS® Provide?
This frequently updated database provides access to data on all of the minority-owned businesses certified by the NMSDC network. Each listing provides the user with an essential core of information şu including full company name, address, telephone number, key contact name, Web site, business references and federal ID code, if applicable. Each business is described by a North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code and a product service description. Additional information includes such data as number of employees, minority classification (Asian, Black, Hispanic or Native American), annual sales and business structure type.
Why Is MBISYS® Important to Minority-Owned Firms?
owned firms, and other buying organizations with billions of dollars in purchasing power.
can identify a company on MBISYS® and call directly.
network, and many require NMSDC certification of prospective minority suppliers.
which focuses their search while eliminating inquiries from people interested in products or
services the MBE does not provide.
key personnel are, what products or services are provided, geographic capabilities, and also
may be familiar with performance from business references provided in the profile.
The probability of getting business from these companies is far higher than from average sales calls.