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April 2018

MSU BUSINESS INCLUSION SUPPLIER EXPO

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Breslin Center, 534 Birch Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824 United States
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To foster relationships between diverse suppliers and the Michigan State University campus community, Purchasing is hosting a Business Inclusion Supplier Expo on April 18, 2018. Our goal is to connect MSU faculty and staff with minority-owned, woman-owned, veteran-owned, and other diverse suppliers who offer the types of goods and services frequently purchased on campus. There is no registration for campus attendees.   Who should attend MSU faculty and staff that make purchases for their department Pcardholders Fiscal officers who are involved in procurement decisions…

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Great Lakes Women’s Business Council 34th Annual Award Celebration

April 26 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave
Novi, MI 48374 United States
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The event showcases the high achievements and volunteerism of our members, partners, and supporters. The entertaining evening includes an exclusive silent auction, dinner, networking and much more. Evening at a Glance 4:30 p.m. - Registration Begins 5:00 p.m. ~ 5:45 p.m. - Great Lakes WBC Annual Membership Meeting 5:15 p.m. ~ 6:45 p.m. - Reception, Live Music and Power Lunch Auction Featuring the - Marcus Douglas Band, Kiko and John Jackson 7:00 p.m. ~ 9:00 p.m. - Awards Dinner Program…

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17th Annual APACC Gala “One World, One Voice”

April 28 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
MGM Grand Detroit, 1777 3rd St,
Detroit, MI 48226 United States
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17th Annual APACC Gala "One World, One Voice"  Saturday, April 28, 2018 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. MGM Grand Detroit, Detroit, MI   You are cordially invited to join APACC at our annual fundraising gala along with our founding members, sponsors, entrepreneurs, and civic leaders to celebrate the achievements of the past year. Please join us as we take a look back at 17 years of APACC and celebrate all the accomplishments and milestones. Featuring silent auction, door prizes, and…

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May 2018

Keeping the Promise Veteran Business Expo

May 7 - May 9
San Diego San Diego, CA United States + Google Map

  The 2018 “Keeping the Promise” National Business Expo in San Diego will be co-hosted by NVBDC in conjunction with USVBA and will be a hands-on, competitive, rewarding event like no other. The USVBA and NVBDC will work with its sponsors and partners to present a program that provides immediate business value to all veteran and disabled veteran business owners who participate. REGISTER NOW!

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MBE Pre-Certification Briefing

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
COBO Center, 1 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI 48226 United States
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To participate in the pre-certification briefing, a company must be a legally recognized entity in the State of Michigan; ethnic minority owner(s) must possess at least 51% of ownership. The company must be ethnic-minority managed and controlled. The orientation will cover information about the Council, the certification process and a review of the application. ONLY ONE ATTENDEE per company and that attendee must be the ethnic-minority owner. Space is limited so register early. ATTENDEES MUST BE REGISTERED PRIOR TO EVENT.…

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MMPC 2018

May 8 - May 10
COBO Center, 1 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI 48226 United States
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    The Michigan Minority Procurement Conference (MMPC) is the state’s premier business conference that focuses on connecting national and local corporations with the top minority business enterprises (MBE) in Michigan. This three-day event is held annually in Detroit at COBO Center and features an action-packed trade floor with over 400 exhibitors featuring businesses eager to network and collaborate. The event also features business workshops, seminars, industry-specific forums, business consulting sessions, and a procurement matchmaker where MBEs can speak one-on-one…

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2018 MMSDC Annual Meeting

May 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Cabo Center, 1 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI 48226 United States

Corporate Members and Certified MBEs, Please join MMSDC for our Annual Meeting taking place at Cobo Center. This is an opportunity for MMSDC board members, stakeholders and staff to come together for our annual year-end review and 2018 preview.   Location: Room 252 AB. Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 8:30 am Attire: Business   PLEASE NOTE: If you plan to attend the annual meeting, you must pre-register (limited 2 per company). Name badges will be printed according to…

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CREW Detroit’s Diversity + Inclusion Program

May 17 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Barton Malow Company, 26500 American Drive
Southfield, MI 48034 United States
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Diversity + Inclusion: words we hear all the time in commercial real estate but may not completely understand. On May 17, those who live and breathe it every day will explain to attendees over a happy-hour of hors-d'oeuvres what diversity and inclusion means to our industry. They’ll explain the benefits of becoming a certified minority-owned or women-owned businesses, discuss client-driven spending stipulations, and share about corporate initiatives that are working to better diversify commercial real estate workplaces. This break-out style…

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Meet the Candidate Roundtable – Gretchen Whitmer

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
MMSDC Headquarters, 100 River Place, Suite 300
Detroit, MI 48207 United States
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An intimate roundtable discussion with Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) and Gretchen Whitmer, a candidate for Governor of Michigan     var exampleCallback = function() { console.log('Order complete!'); }; window.EBWidgets.createWidget({ // Required widgetType: 'checkout', eventId: '46106089555', iframeContainerId: 'eventbrite-widget-container-46106089555', // Optional iframeContainerHeight: 425, // Widget height in pixels. Defaults to a minimum of 425px if not provided onOrderComplete: exampleCallback // Method called when an order has successfully completed });

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MICHIGAN SKILLED TRADES TRAINING FUND – GRANT PROGRAM – 5/21/18

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MMSDC Headquarters, 100 River Place, Suite 300
Detroit, MI 48207 United States
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The Michigan Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF) grant program is a yearly training grant program available to Michigan based companies. The STTF provides competitive awards for employer responsive training that enhances talent, productivity, and employment retention while increasing the quality and competitiveness of Michigan’s businesses. The STTF ensures Michigan’s employers have the talent they need to compete and grow, and individuals have the skills they need for in-demand jobs. Collaboration between the Michigan Works! Agencies (MWAs), economic development, and educational…

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