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November 2019

Race and the Economy – Strategy Session – November 6th

November 6, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
The Boulevard Inn & Bistro, 521 Lake Blvd
St. Joseph, MI 49085 United States
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HOSTED BY: U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & MICHIGAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to create dialogue around its report The Business Case for Racial Equity. The research, conducted nationally as well as in the states of Michigan, New Mexico and Mississippi, shows that the GDP grows exponentially if racial inequalities are eliminated. The national report can be found here<https://www.wkkf.org/resource-directory/resource/2018/07/business-case-for-racial-equity>. The Michigan Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the U.S. Chamber…

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Vocational Village Tour (SMT)

November 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Parnall Correctional Facility, 1780 East Parnall Road
Jackson, MI 49201 United States
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You are cordially invited to attend the next scheduled tour of our newest Vocational Village.  The next scheduled tour will be Friday, March 15th, 2019, at 9 am (please arrive by 8:45 am).  We would love for you to attend! The Village is located inside the Parnall Correctional Facility (SMT), at 1780 East Parnall Road Jackson, MI 49201.  Please visit our website at: https://www.michigan.gov/corrections/0,4551,7-119-33218_75514---,00.html.   A couple of things to remember: The tour will include visits to the vocational trade…

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Northeastern Regional SIGnature Event

November 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
BMO Institute for Learning, 3550 Pharmacy Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M1W 3Z3 Canada
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Regional SIGnature Events are powerful one-day meetings in which buy-side practitioners benchmark with other organizations and network with colleagues facing similar issues. The event offers executive roundtables, general session speakers, lunch, CPO presentations, analyst overviews and SIG Talks (15-minute discussions in a "Ted Talk" format), as well as our famous Provider Showcase program. Delegates will learn and network throughout the day, then wind down the afternoon with a happy hour, casual one-on-one discussions and a pocket full of long-term collegial…

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Diversity & Inclusion Experience By The Targa Group

November 21, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
MMSDC Headquarters, 100 River Place Drive
Detroit, MI 48207 United States
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CHANGE YOUR MINDSET - A very unique approach to diversity & inclusion. This is a 2 hour interactive, experiential training. About this Event Unlike other D&I trainings, this is NOT sensitivity training … nor is it used in a way to shame anyone. Rather, our workshop and its accompanying software, is a 100% interactive experience that creates thought provoking emotions. There is a 1 hour simulation followed by a 1 hour debrief. The program has been particularly crafted to demonstrate…

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December 2019

MBE Pre-Certification Briefing at Rickman Enterprises

December 2, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Rickman Enterprise Headquarters, 15533 Woodrow Wilson Street
Detroit, MI 48238 United States
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  Greetings Prospective MBE Applicant: Thank you for your interest in becoming a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).Attending our Pre-Certification Briefing is your first step to becoming certified.   To participate in the Pre-Certification Briefing, a company must first meet the fundamental requirements of certification. These are: 1. Legally registered as a for-profit entity in the State of Michigan 2. An ethnic minority owner(s) with at least 51% of ownership 3. Must be controlled, owned and managed by an ethnic-minority.…

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West Michigan MBE Pre-Certification Briefing

December 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, 2007 Division Avenue South
Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States
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  Greetings Prospective MBE Applicant: Thank you for your interest in becoming a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).Attending our Pre-Certification Briefing is your first step to becoming certified.   To participate in the Pre-Certification Briefing, a company must first meet the fundamental requirements of certification. These are: 1. Legally registered as a for-profit entity in the State of Michigan 2. An ethnic minority owner(s) with at least 51% of ownership 3. Must be controlled, owned and managed by an ethnic-minority.…

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2019 Chairman’s Scholarship Gala

December 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
DTE Headquarters, One Energy Plaza
Detroit, MI 48226 United States
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  The Chairman’s Scholarship Gala is a special event held every other year that serves several key objectives for the MMSDC. It provides much-needed support for minority college students by presenting scholarships to worthy students, freshmen through juniors. Also, during this event we will have a “changing of the guard,” as we celebrate our outgoing Chairman, Tony Tomczak, Vice President, Corporate Services and Chief Procurement Officer at DTE Energy and welcome FCA and Scott Thiele, Head of North America Purchasing…

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January 2020

MBE Pre-Certification Briefing

January 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
MMSDC Headquarters, 100 River Place Drive
Detroit, MI 48207 United States

Greetings Prospective MBE Applicant:Thank you for your interest in becoming a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).Attending our Pre-Certification Briefing is your first step to becoming certified. To participate in the Pre-Certification Briefing, a company must first meet the fundamental requirements of certification. These are:1.     Legally registered as a for-profit entity in the State of Michigan2.     An ethnic minority owner(s) with at least 51% of ownership3.     Must be controlled, owned and managed by an ethnic-minority. The two-hour Pre-Certification Briefing will provide information about…

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February 2020

MBE Pre-Certification Briefing

February 3 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
MMSDC Headquarters, 100 River Place Drive
Detroit, MI 48207 United States

Greetings Prospective MBE Applicant: Thank you for your interest in becoming a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).Attending our Pre-Certification Briefing is your first step to becoming certified. To participate in the Pre-Certification Briefing, a company must first meet the fundamental requirements of certification. These are: 1. Legally registered as a for-profit entity in the State of Michigan 2. An ethnic minority owner(s) with at least 51% of ownership 3. Must be controlled, owned and managed by an ethnic-minority. The two-hour…

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Workforce Development Inclusive Growth Workshop

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
MMSDC Headquarters, 100 River Place Drive
Detroit, MI 48207 United States

2020 Inclusive Growth Campaign - Workforce Development Opportunities for MBE Companies Starting 2020 MMSDC will be a hub for workforce development to engage and support MBE companies with the following: • Explore the development of an electronic pipeline of talent for MBE Companies Offer recruitment & job fair support • Employee soft skills training to address MBE concerns • Going PRO Talent Fund application assistance • Surge Center – Business Resource Network (BRN) • Community Venture Program (CV) • On…

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