MBE Orientation
Sep
26
2:00 PM14:00

MBE Orientation

Learn what you should be doing with your MBE Certification!

Take advantage of this opportunity to learn how to best leverage your MBE certification and how the council can help. Great for newly-certified, those who are pending certification, and those MBEs who have been certified but would like to get connected.

Program will also include:

  • Determining if your business is corporate-ready

  • Discovering programs and services offered by SCMSDC

  • Meeting council staff and members of the MBE Input Committee (MBEIC)

  • Networking with other MBEs

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Pre-Certification Workshop
Oct
8
2:00 PM14:00

Pre-Certification Workshop

Want to learn more about the MBE application process, including documents and eligibility? Meet the team that will be handeling your application at the SCMSDC Pre-Certification workshop.

Program includes:

-Eligibility requirements in becoming MBE Certified

-Explanation and samples of documents which must be submitted with your application package

-Opportunity to ask specific questions related to your company

-Assistance on Portal application process

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Pre-NMSDC Conference Workshop & Mixer
Oct
13
to Oct 16

Pre-NMSDC Conference Workshop & Mixer

The 2019 NMSDC Conference & Business Opportunity Exchange is October 13th -16th in Atlanta, GA.
Will you be there?

We want to help make attending the 2019 NMSDC Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange a valuable experience, while sharing what to expect and best practices.

Whether you are attending, have attended or are just considering it- join us for this pre-NMSDC workshop and mixer!

5-6 PM


Pre-conference workshop
Learn how to prepare for the conference and maximize your presence.

SCMSDC Offices, 800 W 6th Street, Suite 850

6-7:30 PM

Pre-conference mixer

Connect with your fellow MBEs and a few Corporate members over beverages* and bites.

Limericks Tavern (just downstairs from the SCMSDC office)

Cost: $25.00

Parking is $9 after 4pm

*Cash and carry bar only.

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Leadership Excellence Awards & Coty
Nov
14
6:15 PM18:15

Leadership Excellence Awards & Coty

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.

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Holiday Mixer
Dec
12
11:00 AM11:00

Holiday Mixer

We're glad you'll be joining us for the MBE 2 MBE Open House and Holiday mixer, hosted byTravertine Spa and SCMSDC

We'll be rocking the holiday spirit, raising some noise for deserving nonprofits, and celebrating the generosity of our MBE community. There will be great food, drinks and entertainment. Plus prizes ... and a few surprises.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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NMSDC Conference & Business Opportunity Exchange
Sep
12
2:30 PM14:30

NMSDC Conference & Business Opportunity Exchange

The NMSDC Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange is the nation’s premier forum on minority supplier development. For four days, more than 6,000 corporate CEOs, procurement executives and supplier diversity professionals from the top multinational companies, as well as leading Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business owners and international organizations will convene in Atlanta, Georgia, to re-energize their collective efforts to Certify > Develop > Connect > and Advocate for solid minority firms in the global corporate supply chain.

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