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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.


1% Plus Initiative


— additional spend with  DFW MSDC certified minority-owned businesses in 2022.

Join us in achieving a minimum 1% increase in MBE revenues in 2022.

Minimum Goal:  $7,549,487,918

2021 Baseline: $7,450,000,000

Upcoming Events and Seminars

(Click on Image to Register)

Pre- Certification Workshop
Every Thursday
1 pm CST

Attending the PRE-CERTIFICATION WORKSHOP prior to beginning and/or submitting your online application is strongly recommended.

Everything you wanted to know BEFORE you submit your certification application.

Visit https://dfwmsdc.com/certification/ for more information about getting cerfiied.

May 17, 2022

1:00 PM CDT

Guest Speaker — Scott Sterrantino, WRA Risk Inc.

The key to successful risk management is to know what risk are.

Webinar via Zoom
May 24, 2022
10:00am CDT

Join the DFW Coronavirus Response & Relief Award and BCL of Texas as we discuss foundational tools for building quality businesses and growing long-term wealth as a minority business owner.

We’re LIVE!
June 23, 2022
3:00 PM CDT

Presented by the Dallas Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council Coronavirus Response & Relief Award

Join the excitement and mixer! DJ Jaxson is returning with music and entertainment. So don’t miss the fun and connections!


What’s Trending?

June 28, 2022
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Doubletree Hotel Dallas
4099 Valley View Lane


Presented by DFW MSDC Inclusive Supply Chain Working Group

Who Needs To Attend:

  • Supply Chain Professionals
  • Supplier Diversity Professionals
  • Representatives of Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs)
  • Procurement Executives & Managers
  • You!

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.

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


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



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



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



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


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.

 2021 E Awards


  • AT&T – Corporation of the Year
  • North Texas Tollway Authority – Public Sector Agency of the Year
  • Themesoft, Inc. – Supplier of the Year – Class 4
  • Alliance Geotechnical Group, Inc. – Supplier of the Year – Class 3
  • Ruby Media Inc. dba DHD Films – Supplier of the Year – Class 2
  • Laguna Media Group LLC – Supplier of the Year – Class 1
  • Annie Partee, Dallas Independent School District, Executive Champion of the Year
  • Jenny Dyer, Toyota Motor North America – Supply Chain Professional of the Year
  • Greg Obar, UNT System HUB Program, Supplier Diversity Professional of the Year
  • Mary Gano, Vistra Corp, Service Leadership of the Year

In the News

Take A Moment…

Share Your Success!

You’ve done something great for your business or organization, for those around you, or for the community. Take a moment and share your good news with us! We want to recognize our DFW MSDC members and certified minority-owned businesses for a job well done, a commitment to excellence or a team effort that exceed expectations.

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2021 Buy Those That Buy UsTM Buying Entity Partners

Helpful Connections

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)


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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