The Leadership Excellence Awards dinner gala (LEA) is one of the Southern California Minority Supplier Development Council’s (SCMSDC) signature events, honoring individuals and corporations whose leadership in the field of supplier diversity and inclusion and diversity, has made a tangible, positive impact in the minority business community.
Leadership Excellence Award
Presented by SCMSDC to an outstanding individual whose vision and unconventional leadership has advanced the economic growth of ethnic minority businesses, (African-, Asian-, Native-, and Hispanic-American entrepreneurs) and is fully committed to their success and future sustainability.
Corporation of the Year Award
Presented to a corporate member whose supplier diversity and/or inclusion and diversity policies foster initiatives and programs that include, among others, supplier development that build capacity and capabilities, provision of scholarships to advanced educational opportunities, support for minority advocacy organizations and other initiatives and programs that lead to successful results and outcomes for MBEs.