NMSDC SUPPLIERS OF THE YEAR AWARD  

Each year, at its annual conference, the National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc® (NMSDC) recognizes those certified minority suppliers who have distinguished themselves and their businesses by: 

·         successfully demonstrating growth in sales and employment while overcoming significant obstacles;

·         consistently providing high quality products and services at competitive prices, offering innovative
approaches, and cost-saving ideas; 

·         continuously growing MBE-to-MBE purchases; and

·         significantly contributing to the growth and development of society and their community.  

                                                Awards Categories and Selection Process 

NMSDC-certified minority suppliers can be entered in and win in one of four awards categories, based on their annual sales:

Class 1              Annual sales less than $1 million

Class 2              Annual sales between $1 million and $10 million

Class 3              Annual sales between $10 million and $50 million 

Class 4              Annual sales greater than $50 million  

MBEs can only be nominated by corporate members by application to their regional council.