Celebrating Our 50th Year Anniversary!
Join us throughout 2023 as we celebrate 50 years of impacting minority business inclusion. Enjoy events, shared success stories, Did You Know facts, stakeholder interviews and more. Stay tuned for an exciting 2023 with DFW MSDC!
Quarterly Supply Chain Professionals Luncheon
April 5, 2023
Hilton Dallas Lincoln Center
5410 LBJ FREEWAY DALLAS, TX 75240
Dr. David Widdifield
Clinical Associate Professor, Operations Management, Assistant Dean, Academic Operations
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What We Do
The Dallas Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council facilitates business connections between Buying Entity Members (corporations and public sector agencies) and certified ethnic minority-owned businesses in order to meet supply chain demands and further the economic development of our communities.
DFW MSDC certifies ethnic minority-owned businesses to be utilized by Buying Entity members in the expansion of supply chain.
DFW MSDC facilitates business connections between Buying Entity members and certified ethnic minority-owned businesses.
Through programs and events, DFW MSDC strengthens supplier diversity initiatives and builda scalability certified ethnic minority-owned businesses.
DFW MSDC provides thought leadership to encourage minority business inclusion and equitable purchasing practices.
North Texas Results
Results matter and DFW MSDC tracks results reported by our Buying Entity Members and certified MBEs.
Reported MBE Revenues (Billions)
Employees Reported by Certified MBEs
Number of Certified DFW MSDC MBEs
Local Buying Entities Members
North Texas Cities Impacted by MBEs
Bids, Referrals & Plans Disseminated
Do You Know Your 1%?
We are driving a new wave of emphasis on minority business economic equity. We are leveraging our voice and our collective talents to champion minority business inclusion throughout our businesses and community.
Join us in achieving our annual 1% PLUS goal in the utilization of DFW MSDC certified MBEs.
BUY THOSE THAT BUY USTM
BTTBU™ recognizes those Buying Entities who have invested their time and resources in diversifying their supply chain in innovative ways for impactful results. The often-copied initiative champions the utilization of DFW MSDC-certiﬁed minority businesses with DFW MSDC Buying Entity members. BTTBU™ white papers provide best practices for Buying Entity supplier diversity programs, aggregate metrics, and trends surrounding minority businesses utilization.
2022 BTTBUTM HONOREES
Around the Council
Dallas ISD Day 2022
Minority Owned Business Laguna Media Group Wins the 2022 NMSDC National Supplier of the Year Award
Laguna Media Group received the coveted National Supplier of the Year Class 1 Award.
Toyota Named NMSDC Corporation of the Year - Class 5
2022 E Award Winners
Excellence in Minority Business Inclusion
Buying Entity of the Year
Supplier of the Year - Class 3
Executive Champion of the Year - Ken Lear, AT&T
MBE Advocate of the Year - Noa Dowl, JBJ Management
Public Agency of the Year
Supplier of the Year - Class 2
Supply Chain Professional of the Year - Gianmarco Russo, Oncor
DFW MSDC 2022 Servant Leadership Award - Rob Matwick, Texas Rangers
Supplier of the Year - Class 4
Supplier of the Year - Class 1
Supplier Diversity Professional of the Year - Paul Harris, Raytheon
DFW MSDC 2022 Chair’s Award - Don McKneely, MBNUSA
2022 MEGA AWARDS HONOREES!
AT&T had Five MEGA Awards
- Diamond P Enterprises Inc.
- Group O
- LogistiCorp Wholesale Trade LLC
- World Wide Technology
Toyota and VDart
2022 Buy Those That Buy UsTM Honorees
- American Airlines
- Austin Commercial
- BNSF Railway
- City of Fort Worth
- Comerica Bank
- Dallas College
- DFW International Airport
2022 Buy Those That Buy UsTM Honorees
- Methodist Health System
- North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA)
- Texas Instruments
- Toyota Motor North America
- Vistra Corp
Signature Sponsor - Buying Entity
Signature Sponsor - MBE
Expert Bonding Assistance
- 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.
Complete the questionnaire to begin the process.
QUESTIONS? Call 214.945.1229 (Live operator available 24/7)
Become Part of the DFW MSDC Community
- BUYING ENTITIES — Now you can have access to more than 900 DFW 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!
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Free Tool for Certified MBEs
In 2022, the Council developed a free tool for certified MBEs to utilize in order to grow their businesses.
Do you know your business’ strengths and weaknesses? Check out this FREE tool!LEARN MORE