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2017 UPS X-Port Challenge

Welcome to the 2017 UPS X-Port Challenge The UPS X-Port Challenge is a promotion to help support small businesses, start-ups and entrepreneurs in their export initiatives. To participate, businesses can apply to earn an opportunity to pitch their solutions/products with a potential to win up to $10,000 in export shipping credits in each respective district. … Continue reading 2017 UPS X-Port Challenge

New Summer Hours

TO OUR VALUED MEMBERS, FRIENDS, & PARTNERS: Effective July 5, 2017 to September 8, 2017 the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) and the Michigan Minority Business Development Agency’s (MBDA) summer business hours will be as follows: Monday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. … Continue reading New Summer Hours

Attend The 2nd Annual National MBE Manufacturers Summit 2017

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 CITY COMPETITION POWERED BY USBC CEDC – APPLY BY MAY 26TH

  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

CAREERS IN CONSTRUCTION YOUTH DAY ANNOUNCED Free Scholarships for HS Students

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

SBA Emerging Leaders Initiative – APPLY NOW

  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

Rate the MMSDC: Participate in the nationwide survey January 9 – 27

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

  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

Join the Discussion: Invitation to the 101 Eligibility Roundtables at the Midwest Regional USPTO Monday, Nov 14, and Monday, Dec 5

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

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