At a black-tie Gala wrapping up its annual Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange, held this year in Detroit, October 23-25, the National Minority Supplier Development Council gave out honors to member corporations and minority business enterprises (MBEs) for their contributions to NMSDC’s goals in advancing business opportunities for minority-owned companies of all sizes. Honored as well were ChicagoMSDC, named Regional Council of the Year.
NMSDC Releases 2017 Annual Conference Programming with a New Focus on Technology, Women-Owned Businesses and the Digital Generation
Detroit is Host City for 45th Anniversary and Nation’s Largest Business Forum That Supports Supplier Diversity.
The 2017 National Minority Supplier Development Council Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange will be held at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan, Oct. 22-25.
The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) and the supplier diversity team at Capital One today announced the winner of the CATAPULT competition: Ricardo Regalado, CEO and Founder, Rozalado & Co. CATAPULT is a seven-month business development program designed to assist diverse business owners in creating innovative solutions to critical issues within their own organizations. Culmination of the program is a competition to create a digitally-oriented solution to a company-specific business challenge with the winner receiving a grant and additional advanced education and consultation.
National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) today announced it has received a $350,000 gift for the organization’s Centers of Excellence (COE) initiatives. The COEs are regional business modules designed to strengthen corporate supplier diversity processes and to help minority businesses compete in a global environment.
Effective July 13th, The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) named an interim executive director in the role previously held by Joset Wright-Lacy.
On Wednesday, May 17th, the 2017 National Minority Supplier Development Council Leadership Awards will recognize the dynamic corporate executives, minority business owners and NMSDC affiliate council presidents for outstanding leadership that has a positive impact on their companies and resonates throughout the NMSDC network.
Three programs instituted by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (www.nmsdc.org) are making it possible for owners and management of Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) to aim for and succeed in growth opportunities. The newest program, [...]
At its annual Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange, held this year in Chicago, October 23-26, the National Minority Supplier Development Council gave out honors to Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Suppliers of the Year. Joset Wright-Lacy, [...]
In accepting, Ms. Robinson said, “The Houston Minority Supplier Development Council is honored to receive this award. It is truly a cooperative effort between our Board of Directors, Corporate Members and MBEs. They continually help [...]
The NMSDC Corporation of the Year Award acknowledges IBM’s world-class leadership in categories including: Policies (supplier diversity is a guiding principle within the corporation); Leadership and Engagement; Procurement (showing increases year-over-year); MBE Development [...]
Chicago is Host City for Annual Gathering, October 23-26, 2016; Event is Nation’s Largest Forum in Support of Supplier Diversity
The theme of this year's NMSDC Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange is "Minority Supplier Development: Investing in the Future." During the event, more than 20 educational seminar sessions and interactive workshops will engage attendees with [...]
NMSDC RELEASES NATIONAL SURVEY ON ISSUES OF ACCESS TO CAPITAL FOR MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISES The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) has completed a National Survey that illuminates issues of Access to Capital [...]
The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) held its 2015 Business Conference and Expo at the San Diego Convention Center from October 18-21. The four-day event brought together over 6,000 minority suppliers and representatives from some of America’s largest corporations.
The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) – the nation’s premier corporate membership organization focused exclusively on increasing opportunities for minority-owned businesses – will host its annual Conference and Business[…]
The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), in partnership with The Institute for Thought Diversity (ITD), researched the effects of their nearly 12,000 certified minority-owned businesses on the U.S. economy and released their findings in an Economic Impact Report.
New York, NY – The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC®) today announced that Star Jones will host its 2015 Leadership Awards gala on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at the New York Hilton in New [...]
The National Minority Supplier Development Council presented Chrysler Group LLC with its most prestigious award at a black-tie Awards Banquet at the conclusion of its annual Conference in Orlando.
NMSDC PRESENTS JOHNSON & JOHNSON WITH INNOVATION AWARD Orlando, Florida, November 6, 2014 – The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC®) recognized Johnson & Johnson with its Corporate Innovation award at a black-tie awards banquet.
Enterprise Publishing, The Royster Group, ChemicoMays and World Wide Technology were selected as National Supplier of the Year from among 16 Regional Supplier of the Year honorees.
Carla Preston of Ford Motor Company Selected as NMSDC Minority Supplier Development Leader of the Year
“Carla’s commitment to supplier diversity and supplier development is unmatched,” said NMSDC President Joset Wright-Lacy. “She has guided Ford’s supplier diversity team to new heights and helped solidify the company’s program as world-class in every way.”
Capital One won the award, in large part, because of its 68.6 percent increase in spend with diverse suppliers—45.3 percent of which are Tier 1.
For four days, nearly 7,000 corporate CEOs and supplier diversity professionals from the top multinational companies make connections with our certified MBEs. The Conference is the nation’s premier forum on minority supplier development.
The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) honored Joan N. Kerr, director of Supplier Diversity and Sustainability at Pacific Gas & Electric Company,
The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) honored Richard A. Hughes, Chief Purchasing Officer for The Procter & Gamble Company, on May 21, 2014.
The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) honored Roderick Rickman, the Chairman and CEO of Rickman Enterprise Group, on May 21 for his
The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) honored William G. Mays, the Chairman and CEO of Mays Chemical Company, on May 21 for