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2021 MMPC Registration Now Open

About Our Conference
Now in its 40th Year, the Michigan Minority Procurement Conference (MMPC) continues to be the nation’s premier business conference, with a high focus on connecting global, national and local corporations with the top minority business enterprises (MBE) in Michigan and throughout the country.

MMPC 2021 Virtual Format
This year’s three-day event will be held fully virtually for a second year in a row, and will feature workshops, industry-specific forums, a diverse tradeshow floor, and a procurement matchmaker for MBEs to speak one-on-one with corporate buyers.

Build Relationships
The MMPC is the best way to meet the true decision makers in your field.

Discover New Opportunities
Develop business partnerships to further your business goals and attract high-level contracts.

Gain Exposure
Grow your company’s brand globally.

Learn the Industry
Learn how you can leverage the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council network to your benefit.

True Business Networking and Communication: The virtual MMPC 2021 will allow buyers, MBEs, and procurement teams to still have relevant networking and communication opportunities.
This will not be a series of live webinars: with the technology and programming we are putting together, this year’s MMPC will continue to set the standard in conferencing for 2021 and beyond.

Who attends MMPC?

  • Buyers & Corporate Procurement Teams
  • Purchasing & Supplier Diversity Executives
  • Minority Suppliers
  • B2B Industry Suppliers
  • Emerging Entrepreneurs
  • HR Professionals
  • WBEs & MWBEs

We’re Cleaning House

Your voice and your choice matters!

So, we’ve decided to reach out to you to better understand the type of value you would like to receive from us.

Let’s get down to it, and make sure you get what you need.

That’s it! You did it! Thank you for helping us serve you better!

2016 for the MMSDC & MBDA: Michelle Sourie Robinson

Happy New Year!  This is truly an exciting time at the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC).  Our year is off to a great start and I wanted to personally write to alert you about many improvements already in the works.  There are far too many enhancements to list, but a few are highlighted as follows:

New Strategy: At our Annual Meeting in November, 2015 we released our strategic plan.  Over the past several months you, our constituents provided input via surveys and participated in focus groups, interviews, etc to inform the plan and help us drive business growth for our corporate and MBE constituents.

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MBDA Scholarship Recipients selected


It is with excitement that the Detroit MBDA Business Center and its operator, the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council, announce the recipients of the $1,000 MBDA Scholarships that will be used to cover the registration fee at this year’s NMSDC National Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange in San Diego this October.

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Detroit MBDA Business Center Blog – Welcome!

On behalf of Detroit’s MBDA Business Center, we would like to welcome you to our newest website addition. Here you will be able to find success stories of Center clients, short entries regarding helpful topics for your companies, such as succession planning or various suggestions on raising capital, and descriptions of our latest initiatives that you can be a part of.

The MBDA Center, first and foremost, is an agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce, dedicated to promoting the growth and success of the minority-owned business community. It is the mission of the Center to help clients expand their businesses in a variety of industries, provide access to capital, and, overall, to work with companies by providing consulting services and opportunities for contracts and financing.

It is the hope of the Center that you will find the entries in our Blog to be beneficial, informative, and a chance to share your successes with one another. Enjoy!