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Pre-Certification Workshop Webinar

Every Thursday   |   1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

E Awards Gala

November 19, 2021

Recognizing Excellence in Minority Business Inclusion

Nominations are now Open!

Corporations | Public Sector Agencies | Advocates
Suppliers | Champions | And More
Make your nominations starting today. Self-nominations are accepted.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

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October 19, 2021

Panel Presentation with Q&A plus Breakout Room Roundtables. Find out how supply chain disruptions are impacting business decisions. What opportunities exist for MBEs in this NOW environment?

October 20, 2021

Experience the journey as seen from the inside of a major defense contractor.

Who Should Attend?

  • Supply Chain Professionals
  • Minority Business Representatives
  • Supplier Diversity Professionals
  • Executives & Managers
  • Technologist
  • Innovators
  • Manufacturers
  • Data Analyst
  • Systems Integrators
  • Cyber Security Experts
  • YOU!

SBA 8(a) Certification Workshops

OCTOBER 20, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 pm
via Zoom

Facilitator: Sean Smith, Business Opportunity Specialists, U.S. Small Business Administration

Session 2 – October 13
Session 3 – October 20
Session 4 – November 3

IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE THESE REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET:

  • System Awards Management (SAM) Registration FULLY COMPLETED* by Oct. 5th.
  • SBA Certify Registration FULLY COMPLETED (https://certify.sba.gov)

NMSDC Conference

Don’t Miss the National Minority Supplier Development Conference

October 25 – Octobr 28, 2021

All Virtual!

DALLAS ISD DAY

November 10, 2021
1 pm – 4 pm

Featuring

6th Annual Tarrant County Business Opportunity Fair

SAVE THE DATE
November 5, 2021

9 am – 2 pm

Location to be Announced
In-person, Covid-safe

 

Resources  for COVID-19, PPP and More…  LEARN MORE

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.

 DFW MSDC E Awards 2021

 

November 19, 2021   |   4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
It’s Virtual

See how much fun we had in 2020?

Don’t miss out this year!

We are excited to celebrate those organizations and individuals who continue to display the best-of-the-best in the development and utilization of minority-owned businesses in our community.

IT COULD BE YOU!

The E Awards is a fabulous way to recognize the work of your organization, buyers and advocates for their commitment and results.

HIGHLIGHT YOUR ORGANIZATION AND INVEST IN THE COUNCIL

Our virtual show offers plenty of opportunity to highlight the work of your organization during the event and after.

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.

CERTIFY

DFW MSDC certifies ethnic minority-owned businesses to be utilized by Buying Entity members in the expansion of supply chain.

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CONNECT

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

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DEVELOP

Through programs and events, DFW MSDC strengthens supplier diversity initiatives and builda scalability certified ethnic minority-owned businesses.

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ADVOCATE

DFW MSDC provides thought leadership to encourage minority business inclusion and equitable purchasing practices.

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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

News & Helpful Information

There is always something happening at “The Council.” Did you miss a virtual session? Do you have some good news to share with everyone? This is the place to connect or re-connect with success stories and information.

Send your press releases and news to intern@dfwmsdc.com.

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Find out how On the Road Lending is helping people afford a car.

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Additional Services

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.

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!

REGISTER HERE

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)

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