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The Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council offers a comprehensive suite of connection events, educational programs, inclusive supply chain forums and focused “how to” sessions designed to assist both Buying Entity Member representatives and certified ethnic minority-owned suppliers in minority inclusion growth, scalability and operational excellence.






Revisit the View from the

Top with Curt Morgan,

CEO of Vistra Corp


Remarks by CPOs
Working Through Today’s
Challenging Environment

Grand Prize Winner –

1st Runner Up –
Davis, Davis & Harmon 

2nd Runner Up –
Herbal Goodness

Additional Pitch Challenge videos can be found on the D/FW MSDC Facebook page.

Champions of Healthcare

This expert Healthcare panel examines business opportunities for suppliers in the healthcare industry. Speakers discuss hospital systems, clinics, facilities, and GPO’s.

The New Now in Utilities and Energy

Discover the current state of business operations and future opportunities in the industry. Energy industry leaders and their prime supplier will share a high-level overview of current operations at each company. Suppliers will also learn how to position themselves to compete for corporate contracting opportunities moving forward.

Challenges. Changes. Champions. in Business Financing

Experienced banking and capital funding champions examine the challenges, changes, and opportunities for acquiring business financing in the current environment. Our champions have been through the cyclical world of financing in strong and weak economies.  Alternatives exist, but the experts will tell you what makes sense for the different stages of the businesses.

Pivoting to Expand and Bridge the Digital Divide

The “New Normal” is no longer new. Overnight, COVID-19, forced millions of people to work from home and home school. There is a rapid increase in the appetite for e-commerce and home entertainment. Home and transportation automation, autonomy, telehealth, and robotics are the NOW! In order to close the digital divide, the telecommunication industry is accelerating its schedule to increase connectivity in all communities. Hear from industry experts on how they are working together on expanding and bridging connectivity for all.

Accessing the Path to Government Contracts

Learn the ropes for accessing government contract opportunities. Four dynamic and engaging public sector representatives provide insight and tips to help you increase your opportunity to obtain public sector procurement.

Post Covid-19 Manufacturing Supplier Preparedness

With supply chains scrambling because of Covid-19, manufacturing is changing. Discussions surround making facilities safe, use of automation and creating more home-grown suppliers. Leaders in the manufacturing industry examine and suggest plans of action for manufacturing suppliers preparing for and accelerating engagement in the industry.

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