HARD HAT Construction Expo
March 3, 2020
Eddie Deen’s Ranch
944 S Lamar St | Dallas, TX 75202
There is nothing like HARD HAT. Mark your calendars so you don’t miss out on this invigorating Expo with diverse suppliers, general contractors, building owners, facility managers and more! Round Tables, Exhibitors/Expo, BBQ and Beverages. If you’re involved and/or interested in the construction industry, this is the place to be.Register Here
February 13, 2020
4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Vistra Energy Headquarters
6555 Sierra Dr | Irving, TX 75039
Back by popular demand is an MBE 2 MBE Mixer. The last Mixer was a huge success and those in attendance suggested doing this regularly. So we are. Watch for more details on this 1st Quarter Mixer. This event is designed for MBEs to mingle and develop relationships to address potential alliances and/or opportunities with each other. Buying Entity members are welcomed to attend.
MBDA Business Center Networking Breakfast
February 13, 2020
Council Activity Center
Join us for the first MBDA Networking Breakfast of the year with our guest speaker, Gwen Wilson from the City of Fort Worth. This is always a great way to meet and network with new people, while learning more about potential business opportunities. Bring a Friend!
Interested in Sponsoring Opportunity? Contact Ray Cervantes, Project Director at Ray@mbdadallas.comREGISTER HERE
March 25, 2020
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
4099 Valley View Lane
Dallas, TX 75244
Are Your Connections Safe? Join the March QBL to learn from experts about what you haven’t considered about the safety of your data, business and home. Cyber threats are real and impact small and large sized businesses!
Meet the New Members of the Board of Directors
Dr. Neena Biswas
CEO, B12 Consulting
Vice President, Divisional Merchandising Manager - Men's, JCPenney
CEO, The Crowther Group
Supply Chain Director, Space and Airborne Systems, Raytheon
BUY THOSE THAT BUY USTM
Part 1– Best Practice Essay Questions
are now available!
Respond to at least 2 of the 5 questions in the survey to share your “Best-in-Class” best practices surrounding minority business inclusion.
Deadline for Submissions – March 2nd
Recognition Breakfast – April 17th
Responses should reflect your efforts in working with D/FW MSDC Certified Minority-Owned Businesses and your impact upon the North Texas Region.
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
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!
CLICK HERE to enjoy the photo album.
CLICK HERE to visit the Red Carpet interviews.
CLICK HERE to view the complete 2019 E Awards Program Souvenir Booklet.
In the News
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.
QUESTIONS? Call 866.448.7113 (Live operator available 24/7)Register Here