ACCESS 2020 Virtual Business Expo
Delivering Meaningful Virtual Connections
for Impactful Minority Business Growth
in the THE NEW NOW
177 – ROUND TABLE SESSIONS (more being added)
City of Dallas
City of Fort Worth
DFW International Airport
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
REVERSE MATCHMAKER PARTICIPANTS (more being added)
City of Dallas
DFW International Airport
Parkland Health & Hospital System
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Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of Our Nation
Though I am gone, I urge you to answer the highest calling of your heart and stand up for what you truly believe.
—Congressman John Lewis, U.S. Congressman from Georgia and civil rights leader who died on July 17, wrote this essay shortly before his death, to be published upon the day of his funeral.
Winner of the NMSDC 2020 Vanguard Award
The Vanguard Award is presented to an NMSDC Affiliate Council president who has exhibited leadership in driving the value proposition for minority supplier development among corporate and MBE constituents throughout the NMSDC network.
We the Buying Entities and MBEs of the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council salute you, Margo, for all your work, passion and commitment to minority business inclusion in North Texas and around the country.
Ms. Posey made an impassioned and timely speech as part of her acceptance of this award. Again, Margo demonstrated her leadership. Click below to read the entire speech.
During these uncertain and unparalleled times, the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council continues to research, gather and provide helpful resources and information to assist you.Few Days Left to Apply for PPPEZ PPP Forgiveness ApplicationFull PPP Forgiveness Application.Return to the Workplace Guide
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.
PRE-CERTIFICATION WORKSHOP WEBINAR
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
D/FW MSDC is hosting Pre-Certification Workshop Webinars. Find out everything you need to know to certify your minority-owned business — qualifications, process, advantages and more.
CLICK ON THE APPROPRIATE BUTTON BELOW TO REGISTER TO ATTEND THE WEBINAR.
In Case You Missed It…
Ms. Habenicht recently presented this informative session on Cyber Security. She has partnered with different organizations over the years, including the United States Secret Service, to provide education for business owners about the risks associated with cyber fraud and business identity theft. To view the Webinar, click on the button below it will take you to the video to view.
To view the Webinar, click on the button below, register and it will take you to the video to view.
To view the Webinar held on April 30th, click on the button below, register and it will take you to the video to view. Additional videos are available for viewing.
BUY THOSE THAT BUY USTM
Part 2– Minority Inclusion Spend Numbers Survey
Share your minority business spend information. ALL INFORMATION IS KEPT CONFIDENTIAL.
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.
To submit Part 1 Essay Responses CLICK HERE.
What We Do
D/FW MSDC certifies ethnic minority-owned businesses for our Buying Entity members to utilize in their supply chain.
D/FW MSDC facilitates business connections between Buying Entity members and certified ethnic minority-owned businesses.
Through our programs and events, D/FW MSDC strengthen supplier diversity initiatives and build scalability certified ethnic minority-owned businesses.
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
E Awards 2019
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!
2019 E Awards Buyer of the Year
Sean Young, Oncor accepting the award from Artura Taylor, Taylor Distribution Group
2019 E Awards Supplier of the Year - Class 1
Tracy Green, TinMan Enterprises accepting the award from Gwen Wilson, City of Fort Worth
2019 E Awards Supplier of the Year - Class 2
Francis Kamgang, F2G Solutions accepting the award from Jeni Rajbhandari, Nokia
2019 E Awards Supplier of the Year - Class 3
Carrco Painting accepting the award from Robert Sturns, City of Fort Worth
2019 E Awards Supplier of the Year - Class 4
Maha Manickam, ThemeSoft accepting the award from Suzanne Cruz-Sewell, DFW International Airport
2019 E Awards Public Sector of the Year
North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) accepting the award from Thomas Crowther, The Crowther Group
2019 E Awards Corporation of the Year
AT&T representatives accepting the Corporation of the Year E Award
2019 E Awards Executive Supplier Diversity Champion of the Year
Rachel Kutz, AT&T, named Executive Supplier Diversity Champion of the Year
2019 E Awards Supplier Diversity Professional of the Year
Graciela Hastings-Case, Oncor presented award by Garry Castro, LogistiCorp Group
2019 E Awards MBE Advocate of the Year
Terri Quinton, Q2 Marketing Group presented award by Greg Obar, UNT System
2019 Buy Those That Buy UsTM
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!
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.
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