Staff Management | SMX Looks Forward to Participating in the 2011 National Minority Supplier Development Council Conference and Business Opportunity Fair
Staff Management | SMX is happy to be a corporate member and exhibitor at the 2011 National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) Conference and Business Opportunity Fair held in Atlanta, GA October 30 – November 2, 2011. The theme of the conference is Minority Businesses and Corporate America: Raising the Bar through Sustainable Strategies.
This year’s NMSDC Conference includes 20 new informative workshops, an enhanced Leadership Development Series with separate tracks for corporate supplier diversity professionals, NMSDC Regional Council Presidents and minority business owners, and an opportunity to take the Institute for Supply Management’s CPSD Exam to gain a credential as a certified professional in supplier development. Additionally, the conference will deliver the most up-to-date information on minority business development. Speakers at the sessions and workshops will share information on successful approaches and strategies for global competition.
In addition to the conference sessions and workshops, The 2011 NMSDC Business Opportunity Fair will be held Monday, October 31 at the Georgia World Congress Center. This national trade show for corporations and minority business enterprises is designed to help attendees expand your professional and business contacts.
Providing a direct link between corporate America and minority-owned businesses is the primary objective of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, one of the country’s leading business membership organizations. It was chartered in 1972 to provide increased procurement and business opportunities for minority businesses of all sizes. NMSDC has made great strides in providing increased procurement and business opportunities for minority businesses of all sizes. Thanks to the dynamic commitment of their 3,500 members, many more corporations are joining NMSDC and their programs are expanding.