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A Message from the CEO

With over 20 current reported cases of coronavirus in North Texas, the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council is implementing the following proactive measures in consideration of Council stakeholders, certified MBEs, staff and the MBDA-Dallas.

Effectively immediately, the offices of the D/FW MSDC and the MBDA-Dallas will be closed to the public. All on-site events, meetings and appointments are postponed.

Despite the disruption, our staff will still be working, and business can be conducted by phone, email and online resources.

It is our intent to continue to provide information to stakeholders in these uncertain times. We will conduct our monthly certification workshops by webinar. New and renewal certification applications can be forwarded via US mail or sent electronically.

We appreciate your understanding and look forward to continuing to serve you. You can keep abreast of D/FW MSDC information and notices by visiting our website or watch for further emails direct from the Council.

Margo J. Posey

 

Upcoming Events

NOTE: Because of precautions related to the corona virus (COVID-19), the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council is rescheduling events, seminars and activities normally presented by the Council. Please look for information directly from D/FW MSDC or check back here for updates and further information. 

 

 

 

DISASTER LOAN ASSISTANCE
WEBINAR

Wednesday, April 1st
10:00 am

Hosted by
Herb Austin
District Director for the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Dallas/Fort Worth Office

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20/20 Focus on Meaningful Business Connections

July 20-21, 2020
Irving Convention Center
Irving, Texas

Mark your calendar! New Features have been added! Get ready for Commodity-Driven Round Tables, One-on-One MatchMakers,, Interactive Expo Floor Opening & Closing Reception – Cyber Lounge – Luncheon State of Texas Spot Bid Fair – And More … Watch for more details.

BUY THOSE THAT BUY USTM

Part 2– Minority Inclusion Spend Numbers Survey
now available!

Share your minority business spend information. ALL INFORMATION IS KEPT CONFIDENTIAL.

Deadline for Submissions – April 3, 2020

Watch for further details on the Recognition Ceremony for 2020 BTTBU(tm) Champions!

Responses should reflect your efforts in working with D/FW MSDC Certified Minority-Owned Businesses and your impact upon the North Texas Region.

COMPLETE BTTBU SPEND SURVEY

To submit Part 1 Essay Responses CLICK HERE.

D/FW MSDC Past Events

HARD HAT 2020 Construction Expo
HARD HAT 2020 Construction Expo
March 3, 2020
D/FW MSDC Photo Gallery
D/FW MSDC Photo Gallery
Almost 50,000 Photos Available for Viewing
Board of Directors Installation
Board of Directors Installation
Held January 28, 2020 at Irving Convention Center
Economic Outlook Summit
Economic Outlook Summit
Meet the Chair
Meet the Chair
Presented by the MBE Input Committee

What We Do

CERTIFY

D/FW MSDC certifies ethnic minority-owned businesses for our Buying Entity members to utilize in their supply chain.

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CONNECT

D/FW MSDC facilitates business connections between Buying Entity members and certified ethnic minority-owned businesses.

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DEVELOP

Through our programs and events, D/FW MSDC strengthen supplier diversity initiatives and build scalability certified ethnic minority-owned businesses.

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ADVOCATE

D/FW MSDC provides thought leadership to encourage minority business inclusion.

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2019 North Texas Results

Reported MBE Revenues (Billions)

Employees Reported by Certified MBEs

Number of Certified D/FW MSDC MBEs

Regional & National Buying Entities

North Texas Cities Impacted by MBEs

Bids, Referrals & Plans Disseminated

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If you missed the 2019 E Awards Gala, you missed a fabulous night filled with finely dressed people, awards and recognition, plus a fun-filled Afterglow with the band 2bi! Thank you all for a grand evening!

 

CLICK HERE to enjoy the photo album.

CLICK HERE to visit the Red Carpet interviews.

CLICK HERE to view the complete 2019 E Awards Program Souvenir Booklet.

 

In the News

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2019 Buy Those That Buy UsTM

Additional Assistance

The Dallas/Fort Worth Council is continually working to provide services and tools that help our stakeholders. This includes expert consultation support and enhanced connection tools. 

Join the D/FW MSDC Membership Community

BUYING ENTITIES — Now you can have access to more than 900 D/FW MSDC Certified Minority Business Enterprises online – Available 24/7
MBEs — Help buyers locate you for opportunities! Plus, now your business profile can show what you really do!

REGISTER TODAY!

Expert Consultation

D/FW MSDC offers expert assistance in developing your personalized bonding package for submission to a bonding broker, based upon your individual needs and circumstances.

  • One-on-one assistance provided by an experienced professional with proven results.
  • Upon “readiness,” introduction and connection to a bonding underwriter.
  • If needed, assistance with steps to make you “bond ready” quicker.
  • NO CHARGE for assessment/readiness support for D/FW MSDC certified MBEs.

QUESTIONS? Call 866.448.7113 (Live operator available 24/7)

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