An Open Invitation from Frank W. Ervin, III | Executive Director | Detroit MBDA Advanced Manufacturing Center It is with great pleasure that I write to invite you to attend the 2nd Annual National MBE Manufacturers Summit 2017 at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center in Atlanta, GA on August 15-16, 2017. With 200 attendees from 19 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, DC, … Continue reading Attend The 2nd Annual National MBE Manufacturers Summit 2017
The ESSENCE Pitch Competition, held July 1, 2017 in New Orleans during the Essence Festival brought to you by Coca-Cola®, brings together emerging and established businesses in this ultimate national elevator pitch competition. In just 90 seconds, you can pitch your way toward a prize pool of $5,000! If selected for a business pitch, … Continue reading THE ESSENCE PITCH CITY COMPETITION POWERED BY USBC CEDC – APPLY BY MAY 26TH
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sharon Crockett 313-481-4789 CAREERS IN CONSTRUCTION YOUTH DAY ANNOUNCED Free Scholarships for HS Students May 28, 2017, Detroit, MI– -Seventy-five high school students will be selected to participate in the Careers in Construction Youth Day on June 6 from 8:30 AM-4:00 PM at the Rickman Enterprise Group, located at 15533 … Continue reading CAREERS IN CONSTRUCTION YOUTH DAY ANNOUNCED Free Scholarships for HS Students
The SBA is funded for the 9th consecutive year to offer the Emerging Leaders executive level training initiative. The goal of the program is to identify existing urban based small businesses that show a high potential for growth and to provide them with the network, resources and motivation required to build a sustainable business … Continue reading SBA Emerging Leaders Initiative – APPLY NOW
Please participate in the NMSDC Survey January 9 – 27 Our national organization distributes annual satisfaction surveys to constituents to review the performance of every Regional Affiliate Council in the network. The 2016 Constituent Satisfaction Survey will be sent to all NMSDC constituents e.g. national members, local members and certified MBEs on January 9th. This survey is … Continue reading Rate the MMSDC: Participate in the nationwide survey January 9 – 27
2017 Small Business Administration Awards Nominations SBA’s Michigan District Office is now accepting nominations for its 2017 Small Business Awards. Winners will be honored at the Michigan Celebrates Small Business event on May 4, 2017. The Michigan Small Business Person of the Year and the Michigan Exporter of the Year will be in contention … Continue reading 2017 Small Business Administration Awards Nominations
The USPTO is seeking is seeking input from the public on patent subject-matter eligibility through two public roundtables: the first on November 14 in Alexandria, Virginia, and the second on December 5 in Stanford, California. You are cordially invited to attend the webcast of the USPTO Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Roundtables at the Midwest Regional Office in Detroit. … Continue reading Join the Discussion: Invitation to the 101 Eligibility Roundtables at the Midwest Regional USPTO Monday, Nov 14, and Monday, Dec 5
[slideshow_deploy id=’7432′] October 6, 2016, Detroit, MI— Michigan’s top corporations and MBEs gathered this week at the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council’s 33rdAnnual Awards celebration, the ACE (Ambassadors Championing Excellence) Awards and the Hall of Fame at the Detroit Marriot at the Renaissance Center to honor those who champion excellence in business. ACE Award winners … Continue reading 2016 ACE Awards: MMSDC celebrates Ambassadors Championing Excellence at annual awards event.
As the newly elected chairman of the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) and first contributing author of Procurement News, I’d like to take this opportunity to outline my vision for the Council and share a bit about Ford’s commitment to supplier diversity. Before I get started, I’d like to acknowledge the contributions of outgoing … Continue reading Procurement News: Hau Thai Tang lays out his plans as chairman of the board of MMSDC
During Women’s History Month, we often highlight the contributions of such pioneers as Rosa Parks and Dolores Huerta, there is no doubt that these ‘sheroes’ blazed trails and opened doors that help contemporary women like Joan Mattox-Gray and Sonia Laguna have a foundation on which they can be a part of the growing economic super power that is emerging in the US.