Becoming a member is easy
The requirements for corporate members becoming a part of the MMSDC are simple and straightforward. Generally speaking, the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council welcomes majority-owned companies, educational institutions, and government agencies that demonstrate their commitment to minority supplier development, pay their dues, and report their minority spending activity throughout the term of their membership.
Active corporate participation is critical for our organization to be successful. Thus, we require active participation from our corporate members – we have moved well beyond talking points to actually delivering on our promise to promote economic growth throughout ethnic communities. By supporting, yet holding our members accountable to their stated ambitions, we have to delivered over $26 billion in economic output annually between corporate members and MBEs here in Michigan.
Participation requirements for corporate members
- Must report annual purchases from certified minority businesses each year using forms provided by MMSDC
- Strongly encouraged to attend at least one sponsored networking event each year — Bi-Annual Meetings, Annual Meeting, Annual Golf Outing, Annual Minority Women’s Business Conference, Annual Awards Dinner
- Strongly encouraged to attend the Annual Michigan Minority Procurement Conference held each May in Detroit
- Must pay annual dues fee calculated based on number of full-time U.S. employees at your company