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“We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.” ― William Faulkner

We wish each of you a safe, free, and happy Independence weekend! The Council offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022. 

Upcoming Events and Seminars

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STRONGLY RECOMMENDED — View the PRE-CERTIFICATION VIDEO above to learn more about certification prior to beginning your application.

Get Your Questions Answered
Every Thursday
1 pm CST


Everything you wanted to know BEFORE you submit your certification application.


Opportunities Series
July 14, 2022

8:30am CST
Virtual via Zoom

We will be joined by our special guest presenters Jessica McMahan and Sean Despres.

The July event will focus on the following contract opportunities:

MBEIC presents
ESG Introduction
July 28, 2022

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm CST
Virtual via Zoom

New regulations are impacting how companies craft and choose contracts. Find out what is different for supply chain professionals and minority business owners and how they do business.

2022 Golf Classic at
Brookhaven Country Club
August 22, 2022

Registration is open.
Contact the Council for Sponsorship Opportunities.


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.

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


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.


The Dallas Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council was featured on the local edition of the Balancing Act with Montel Williams. The interview highlights the Council’s role in certifying, developing and connecting ethnic minority businesses in the region, as well as advocating for minority business inclusion.

 2021 E Awards


  • AT&T – Corporation of the Year
  • North Texas Tollway Authority – Public Sector Agency of the Year
  • Themesoft, Inc. – Supplier of the Year – Class 4
  • Alliance Geotechnical Group, Inc. – Supplier of the Year – Class 3
  • Ruby Media Inc. dba DHD Films – Supplier of the Year – Class 2
  • Laguna Media Group LLC – Supplier of the Year – Class 1
  • Annie Partee, Dallas Independent School District, Executive Champion of the Year
  • Jenny Dyer, Toyota Motor North America – Supply Chain Professional of the Year
  • Greg Obar, UNT System HUB Program, Supplier Diversity Professional of the Year
  • Mary Gano, Vistra Corp, Service Leadership of the Year

In the News

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MBN Texas - ACCESS 2022 Edition

Take A Moment…

Share Your Success!

You’ve done something great for your business or organization, for those around you, or for the community. Take a moment and share your good news with us! We want to recognize our DFW MSDC members and certified minority-owned businesses for a job well done, a commitment to excellence or a team effort that exceed expectations.

2021 Buy Those That Buy UsTM Buying Entity Partners

Helpful Tools

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.

Expert Bonding Assistance

DFW 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.

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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