The Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council is an affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). The National Minority Supplier Development Council is the global leader in advancing business opportunities for its certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises and connecting them to member corporations​​.

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DALLAS/FORT WORTH

2015 ANNUAL REPORT

Economic Impact

​To MBEs from D/FW MSDC Supplier Diversity Professionals

DALLAS/FORT WORTH MINORITY SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

We are the leader in advancing business opportunities for certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises. We connect these businesses to our Buying Entity Members (corporations and public sector agencies) in an effort to increase procurement engagement and enhance supplier diversity.

​MEANINGFUL CONNECTIONS . . . IMPACTFUL GROWTH!

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Thirty-seven leading corporations and public agencies received recognition from the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council for their work in the utilization and development of minority-owned businesses in the North Texas area. The Annual BUY THOSE THAT BUY US (TM) Recognition Breakfast honored the executives, chief procurement officers and supplier diversity professionals for their continued commitment to the inclusion of minority businesses in their purchasing decisions. This year’s honorees reported spend of $3,156,641,299.with minority-owned businesses in 2015.


“We understand minority business inclusion is about economic development, expanding the tax base, putting and keeping people employed and enhancing our communities,” said James Mining, Senior Director – Supply Chain at Oncor and Co-Chair of the BUY THOSE THAT BUY US(TM) Initiative. “It is good for our businesses, our communities and the nation. To realize success, we must continually update our message and marketing to reach more corporations and government agencies to join supplier diversity efforts.   Utilizing minority-owned businesses in our supply chain provides innovative ideas, more efficient processing and cost-controlling solutions as well as helps build the economic success of North Texas”


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Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship, Nina Vaca, recognized the commitment and efforts of the leadership of the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council (D/FW MSDC) at the Council’s black-tie feted annual E awards event. E stands for Excellence. President Margo J. Posey became the first and only president of the NMSDC network to be so recognized.

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  • Corporation of the Year - AT&T
  • ​Public Sector Agency of the Year - DFW International Airport
  • Emerging Buying Entity of the Year - UNT System
  • Supplier of the Year Class 1 -  Small Pond Video Productions
  • Supplier of the Year Class 2 - PROLIM Global Corporation
  • Supplier of the Year Class 3 - RD Data Solutions, LLC
  • Supplier of the Year Class 4 - LogistiCorp Group
  • Buyer of the Year - Destinie Richter - Oncor
  • Supplier Diversity Professional of the Year -

            Sonji Killyon - DFW International Airport

  • MBE Advocate of the Year - Betty Manetta - Argent Associates/Asociar
  • Executive Advocate of the Year -

           Tamela Lee - DFW International Airport

  • ​Volunteer of the Year - Tommi Lyle - Dallas ISD
  • Chairman's Award - Terri Quinton - Q2 Marketing Group

Congratulations, also, to the

13 MEGA Awards Honorees! 

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SERVICES & PROGRAMS

2017 Honorees to be Announced in April!

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COFFEE with the PRESIDENT

February 24th

10:30 am at Council Offices

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THANK YOU, BTTBU(tm) BREAKFAST SPONSORS -- AT&T | DFW International Airport | Energy Future Holdings | ExxonMobil | Nokia Corporation | Oncor | Toyota Motors North America | UNT System

Congratulations to our 2016 E Awards

D/FW MSDC Strategic Imperatives

The Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council is focused on our mission and dedicated to providing our stakeholders the services they need to excel. Outlined below are our 5 initial Strategic Imperatives. Action plans are underdevelopment.CLICK ON IMAGE TO DOWNLOAD AND/OR OPEN STRATEGIC IMPERATIVES UPDATE.

  • Certification (Buying Entity Members Only)
  • MBE Input Committee (MBEs only)
  • Supplier Diversity Professionals Working Group[ (Supplier Diversity Professionals Only)
  • Inclusive Supply Chain Working Group


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Facilitating connections between more than 750 minority-owned businesses in North Texas with corporate and public sector agencies nationwide, the Dallas/Fort /Worth Minority Supplier Development Council generated more than $14 billion in economic impact in North Texas in 2016. 
Meaningful Connections ... Impactful Growth
 

The Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council is an affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). The National Minority Supplier Development Council is the global leader in advancing business opportunities for its certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises and connecting them to member corporations​​.

Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.
        MEANINGFUL CONNECTIONS ... IMPACTFUL GROWTH

The Council is accepting submissions about meaningful Council connections that resulted in successful business engagement -- Buying Entities-to-MBE and MBE-to-MBE. We want to publish the stories on our website, in our Coffee with the President blog and a Success Stories printed booklet planned for the end of the year.


Click the submit button below to submit your information and photos for consideration. (limit 250 words and we have the right to edit).

2016 ​BUY THOSE THAT BUY US(TM)

  • Construction Industry Group
  • Health Care Industry Group
  • Marketing Industry Group
  • Professional Services Industry Group
  • IT Industry Group​​


2016 SNAPSHOT

Do Your Homework: With the availability of the Internet, you should be able to know plenty about our company before you approach us to talk. Tailor your message to our company -- our needs, our goals and our direction. Show us how you can help us do our job better, reach our customers better, enhance our customers' experiences, move faster, etc. Like the Boy Scouts Motto says. . . Be Prepared!

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2016 MBEIC

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