The NMSDC and its corporate members recognize the CyberReadyMBE™ designation as basic cyber hygiene as well as foundational preparation for the Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Model Certification (CMMC) program. By participating, Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) will join a select group of CyberReady™ companies positioned to gain new business in an increasingly cyber-regulated marketplace.
The Day Rosa Santana Got Her Big Break
Toyota executives realized that helping Santana get started in manufacturing would ultimately benefit them as well. They knew that hiring the right workers in crucial for a manufacturing operation and that Santana was perfectly equipped for the job.
NMSDC Business Connection Matchmaker
These sessions are a prime source of solutions, partnerships, and capital. This event is open to national/local corporate members, government, and MBEs at no cost!
NMSDC Partners with OMD Growth Academy to Provide Free Marketing Education for Minority Businesses
NMSDC and OMD are proud to announce the creation of the OMD Growth Academy. This new effort affirms commitment to social and racial equity by providing Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) valuable marketing knowledge, resources, and insights needed for continued growth.
NMSDC Delivers Pathways to Global Prosperity and a Certification You Can Trust
For nearly 50 years, the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), America’s most influential and successful minority business development organization, offered its minority business enterprises (MBEs) the gold-standard certification that has created pathways to global prosperity and a national network to support their growth, development, and sustainability.
Corporate America Stepping Up To Support Black Businesses BLM Movement
NMSDC President and CEO Adrienne Trimble challenged business leaders to “Not only lend a hand to our minority business enterprises but to take definitive action and stand up against the systemic racial barriers plaguing our society.”
Corporate Plus® Summit II (Invite Only)
June 9, 2020
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM (EDT)
Bronze Sponsors: UPS
As our Corporate Plus® program develops new energy and a higher profile in the NMSDC network, we are especially pleased to invite you to join NMSDC President/CEO Adrienne Trimble and your Corporate Plus® peers for the 2020 Corporate Plus® Summit.
Keynote Address: Hard Pivots, Atomic Time and a New Vision of the American Dream
May 21, 2020
3:00 – 4:30 PM (EDT)
During the 1980’s, Chris Gardner struggled with homelessness while raising a toddler son – a gripping story told through his autobiography, “The Pursuit of Happyness,” which became a successful movie where he was portrayed by actor Will Smith. In 2007, Will Smith was nominated for an academy award as best actor for his portrayal as Chris Gardner. Through perseverance, he became a stockbroker, eventually founding his own brokerage firm in 1987.
NMSDC COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall: Addressing Questions Regarding All Programs Enacted to Support Minority Businesses – Week 6
May 7, 2020
Congresswoman Joyce Beatty will lead us in a very impactful discussion. She and other guests will address the unclear and unanswered questions our members have regarding all of the programs enacted to support minority businesses during COVID-19.
Resources for Minority-Owned Businesses
Staying afloat is difficult for any business. For minority-owned businesses there are the added challenges: systemic disadvantages when it comes to access to resources such as small business loans, and almost-daily (if not daily) prejudice.