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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!

2023 HARD HAT Construction Expo

OVER 85 EXHIBITORS

  • 800+Attendees
  • Upcoming Business Opportunities
  • Face-to-Face Networking
  • Exhibitor Directory

MAKE MEANINGFUL CONNECTIONS

  • Construction Round Tables
  • Exhibitor Expo
  • BBQ & Beverages

2022 PARTICIPANTS

  • Austin Industries
  • American Airlines
  • Azteca Enterprises
  • Byrne Construction
  • City of Dallas
  • Dallas College
  • Dallas County
  • Dallas ISD
  • DART
  • DFW International Airport
  • Ferrovial Agroman
  • Hensel Phelps Construction
  • JE Dunn Construction
  • Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
  • Manhattan Construction Company
  • McCarthy Buildings Company
  • MBDA Business Center – Dallas
  • NTTA
  • Oncor
  • Parkland Health & Hospital System
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Tarrant County
  • Texas Instruments
  • Trinity River Vision Authority
  • Vistra Corp

Upcoming Events

50th ANNIVERSARY PLANNING COMMITTEE

February 2, 2023

3:30 PM

at the Council’s Offices

Help us make this 50th Anniversary Celebration fresh and exciting. Join us as we plan to incorporate our 50th year celebration into all of our signature events, as well has host a special celebration. We look forward to hearing your ideas and your help!

 

MBDA BUSINESS CONNECTIONS

February 9, 2023

8:30 AM

Via Zoom

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is a transit agency serving the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. It operates buses, light rail, AND commuter rail. In 2021, the system had a ridership of 36,970,000, or about 118,400 per weekday as of the first quarter of 2022.  

REGISTRATION OPEN

February 9, 2023

1:30 PM

American Airlines Headquarters

REGISTRATION OPEN!

February 9, 2023

2:30 PM

American Airlines Headquarters

LIVE EVENT!
Febr
uary 23, 2023
More Information and Registration Coming Soon

Join as to meet our new Board of Directors Chair, Bruce Collins from DFW International Airport. Plus, meet these additional leaders and representatives:

  • Board of Directors
  • Board Working Group Chairs
  • MBE Input Committee Chair & Officers
  • Supplier Diversity Professionals Working Group Chair
  • Inclusive Supply Chain Working Group Chairs

 

View video above.
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Every Thursday at 1 pm CST

REGISTER HERE in advance for this meeting. 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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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.

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

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.

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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

Minority Owned Business Laguna Media Group Wins the 2022 NMSDC National Supplier of the Year Award

Local Minority Owned Business Laguna Media Group received the coveted National Supplier of the Year Class 1 Award  during the National Minority Supplier Development Council 50th Anniversary Conference & Exchange Awards Gala in New Orleans. Silvana Rosero was  presented the award by NMSDC President & CEO, Ying McGuire.

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Toyota Named NMSDC Corporation of the Year - Class 5

We Did It!

It’s official, DHD Films and DFW MSDC WON a Silver Telly in the 43rd Annual Awards for collaboration on the 2021 E-Awards Hybrid Event!   DHD’s work was selected out of 12,000+ entries from all 50 states and 5 continents with Warner Bros., Sony Music, Microsoft and DHD Films among 2022 Winners.

This award is both a testament the DHD team’s deep passion for storytelling and re-affirms their commitment to being a world-class production partner for the team at DFW MSDC.  Sam, Aubri and Shezad along with the Rockstar project team look forward to even more powerful collaborations in the second half of 2022!

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MBN Texas - VOLUME 4 Edition

BDR RINGS THE BELL!

Don McKneely, founder of the Billion Dollar Roundtable (BDR) joins fellow board members in August 22 in ringing the bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Congratulations, Don on quite an achievement!

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Congratulations


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

  • Asociar
  • Diamond P Enterprises Inc.
  • Group O
  • LogistiCorp Wholesale Trade LLC
  • World Wide Technology

Toyota and VDart

2022 Buy Those That Buy UsTM Honorees

  • Alcon
  • American Airlines
  • AT&T
  • Austin Commercial
  • BNSF Railway
  • City of Fort Worth
  • Comerica Bank
  • Dallas College
  • DFW International Airport

2022 Buy Those That Buy UsTM Honorees

  • Ericsson
  • Methodist Health System
  • Nokia
  • North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA)
  • Oncor
  • Raytheon
  • Texas Instruments
  • Toyota Motor North America
  • Vistra Corp

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)

REGISTER HERE

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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How to Get A Car Thru On the Road Lending

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

CLICK HERE FOR INFO

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!

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