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October 2019

MBE Pre-Certification Briefing

October 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
MMSDC Headquarters, 100 River Place Drive
Detroit, MI 48207 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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NMBEIC Opportunity Accelerator 2019 – The Inside Track: Making the Leap to New Opportunities

October 13, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hyatt Regency Atlanta, 265 Peachtree St
Atlanta, GA 30303 United States
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Sunday, October 13, 2019  1:00 - 5:00pm - Hyatt Regency Atlanta The Opportunity Accelerator is an annual half-day conference hosted and organized by the NMSDC's National MBE Input Committee. It brings together business owners, the corporate leaders and subject matter experts - all focused on practical, actionable information and real business opportunities that can be leveraged now. Reserve your spot today at this FREE event that each year kicks off the NMSDC National Conference + Business Opportunity Exchange.   This…

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2nd Annual Retail Industry Group Pitch Competition at NMSDC Conference

October 15, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Georgia World Congress Center, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30313 United States
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The Retail Industry Group will be hosting the 2nd annual Pitch Competition Tuesday, October 15th during the NMSDC Business Opportunity Exchange. MBEs attending the NMSDC Conference who would like to participate in the pitch competition can pre-register by clicking the link below and completing the application or register onsite on Tuesday, October 15th from 10 am - 3 pm. The Pitch will take place every hour starting at 10:30 am.   Prizes:  1st AMEP Scholarship (1) 2nd MBEP Scholarship (1) 3rd…

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Net Impact Conference 2019

October 24, 2019 - October 26, 2019
TCF Center (Formerly Cobo), 1 Washington Blvd
Detroit, MI 48226 United States
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Net Impact is the leading organization that inspires and equips emerging leaders to build a more just and sustainable world through our network of over 400 global chapters. Net Impact collaborates with a variety of companies to run action-based programming that enables undergraduates, graduate students, and young professionals to lead change on their campus on topics like climate change, food insecurity, and the future of energy. Our annual convening, the Net Impact Conference, brings together 1,500 student and professional leaders…

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BONDING EDUCATION PROGRAM (BEP) – Session 2

October 30, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
MDOT/DOSC, 1060 West Fort Street 2nd Floor SE
Detroit, MI 48226 United States
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  BONDING EDUCATION PROGRAM (BEP) BEP Session 2   Wednesday, October 30, 2018 – 1:30 PM – 6:30 PM                                     Note times may vary to allow for breaks   1:30 PM - Welcome & Introduction – Ann Williams & Irays Munoz. Overview of last week’s presenters and session.   1:45 PM - Bidding and not getting?  Agencies, processes, bid location and what you need to know to be successful. You will hear from agencies representatives on what they seek…

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Race and the Economy – Strategy Session – October 30th

October 30, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Federal 131, 219 S Washington Ave
Saginaw, 48607 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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20th Global Automotive Summit

October 31, 2019 - November 1, 2019
Motor City Casino Hotel, 2901 Grand River Ave
Detroit, MI 48201 United States
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Please join more than 500 executives, entrepreneurs, suppliers, dealers, consumers, government and elected officials, automotive manufacturers, community leaders, advertising agencies, media outlets, and others, as we convene for our 20th Global Automotive Summit to discuss strengthening and creating opportunities in the automotive industry for people of color. This year’s theme is “Expanding the African American Opportunity Pipeline.” The automotive industry is a continuously-evolving sector that creates pathways for growth for those properly positioned and connected. Too many times, African Americans have been…

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Race and the Economy – Strategy Session – October 31st

October 31, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, 519 Saginaw St. Suite #200
Flint, MI 48502 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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November 2019

MBE Pre-Certification Briefing

November 4, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
MMSDC Headquarters, 100 River Place Drive
Detroit, MI 48207 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 NVBDC National Veteran Business Matchmaker and Vets Night Out

November 5, 2019 - November 6, 2019
Columbus Athenaeum, 32 North Fourth Street
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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ATTENTION SERVICE DISABLED/VETERAN BUSINESS OWNERS, THE 2019 NVBDC NATIONAL VETERAN BUSINESS MATCHMAKER AND VETS NIGHT OUT REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN   Networking The event will include Vets Night Out, where corporations and Veteran business owners’ network on a more informal basis, and features special guest; Major General Deborah Ashenhurst, (U.S Army, retired) Director of the Ohio Department of Veterans. The following day includes the more formal one-on-one Veteran Business Matchmaker   Matchmaking Veterans have the opportunity to showcase their services to…

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