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MiSpringboard: Helping Michigan Entrepreneurs Put Their Bright Ideas to Work

MiSpringboard is Varnum’s statewide initiative designed to remove some of the barriers associated with starting a business by providing free legal services to Michigan startups. Varnum launched the MiSpringboard program in 2011 as a way of helping Michigan’s then-struggling economy with a commitment of $1 million in free legal services, MiSpringboard was our way of … Continue reading MiSpringboard: Helping Michigan Entrepreneurs Put Their Bright Ideas to Work

2019 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Program – Apply Now through March 8th

Seeking the unstoppable entrepreneurs transforming our world. There are a lot of successful people in the world. But to build something truly remarkable, you can’t let anything stand in your way. And only a few leaders are part of this special group: the ones who never give up. Driven by their desire to better the world … Continue reading 2019 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Program – Apply Now through March 8th

MMSDC President responds to Gov. Whitmer’s EO for disadvantaged businesses

MMSDC President responds to Gov. Whitmer’s EO for disadvantaged businesses January 7, 2019, Detroit, MI—  “With just three days in office, Governor Gretchen Whitmer has sent a strong message that Michigan’s disadvantaged businesses are a priority. Just over a year ago, MMSDC created a bipartisan Meet the Candidate campaign inviting candidates from all parties in state and … Continue reading MMSDC President responds to Gov. Whitmer’s EO for disadvantaged businesses

MMSDC Offices Will Be Closed December 24th – January 1st

Happy Holidays & Seasons Greetings from the MMSDC Staff! All of us here at the MMSDC would like to wish you and yours a happy and safe holiday season! MMSDC Offices will be closed Monday, December 24th through Tuesday, January 1st for the holiday season. We will reopen the office on Wednesday, January 2nd. We … Continue reading MMSDC Offices Will Be Closed December 24th – January 1st

2018 ACE Awards: MMSDC Celebrates Ambassadors Championing Excellence at Annual Awards Program

  October 9, 2018, Novi, MI— Michigan’s top corporations and MBEs gathered at the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council’s 2018 ACE (Ambassadors Championing Excellence) Awards at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan to honor those who champion excellence in business.   2018 ACE Award Winners were: Supplier of the Year: Presented annually to Minority … Continue reading 2018 ACE Awards: MMSDC Celebrates Ambassadors Championing Excellence at Annual Awards Program

Dream Big Small Business of the Year Awards – Apply by July 20th!

  It’s Time to DREAM BIG! Big dreams deserve big rewards, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is proud to partner with MetLife to recognize the very best in American small business.  Every year at the Small Business Summit, the Dream Big Small Business of the Year Awards Program honors the achievements of small businesses … Continue reading Dream Big Small Business of the Year Awards – Apply by July 20th!

MMSDC 2018 Summer Hours

TO OUR VALUED MEMBERS, MBEs, & PARTNERS: Effective June 1st, 2018 to September 7th, 2018, the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) and the Michigan Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) will be observing special summer business hours. Summer Business Hours will be as follows: Monday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. – … Continue reading MMSDC 2018 Summer Hours

2017 ACE Awards & Chairman’s Scholarship Gala: MMSDC Celebrates Ambassadors Championing Excellence & 40 Years in Supplier Diversity Excellence

  December 8, 2017, Detroit, MI— Michigan’s top corporations and MBEs gathered last week at the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council’s 2017 ACE (Ambassadors Championing Excellence) Awards and Chairman’s Scholarship Gala at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center to honor those who champion excellence in business.   2017 ACE Award Winners were: Supplier of … Continue reading 2017 ACE Awards & Chairman’s Scholarship Gala: MMSDC Celebrates Ambassadors Championing Excellence & 40 Years in Supplier Diversity Excellence

THE WORKSHOP AT MACY’S – APPLICATIONS DUE 1/28/18

The Workshop at Macy’s is an exclusive retail vendor development program designed to give select high potential minority- and women-owned businesses the tools to better succeed and sustain growth in the retail industry. Macy’s, Inc. is a premier omnichannel retailer with iconic brands that serve customers through outstanding stores, dynamic online sites and mobile apps. … Continue reading THE WORKSHOP AT MACY’S – APPLICATIONS DUE 1/28/18

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