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​​.

2015 NMSDC COUNCIL OF THE YEAR

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Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.
        OUR BUSINESS IS CONNECTING YOUR BUSINESS
DALLAS/FORT WORTH

March 31 -  June 30th

Economic Impact

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

THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR SPONSORS!

Facilitating connections between more than 870 minority-owned businesses in North Texas with corporate and public sector agencies nationwide, the Dallas/Fort /Worth Minority Supplier Development Council generated more than $7.1 billion in economic impact in North Texas in 2015. 


Our business is connecting your business.
 

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DON'T MISS OUT...


​​Watch for upcoming events in 2017

  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS INSTALLATION
  • HARD HAT CONSTRUCTION EXPO
  • ​QUARTERLY BUYERS' APPRECIATION LUNCHEON

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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.

Manetta Named One of the Top

International Women's Entrepreneurs

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D/FW MSDC E Awards 

Red Carpet Interviews

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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.

OUR BUSINESS IS CONNECTING YOUR BUSINESS!

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SERVICES & PROGRAMS

​​In The News

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Phone: 214.630.0747
Email: admin@dfwmsdc.com




OUR BUSINESS IS CONNECTING YOUR BUSINESS




​Copyright ©​ Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.
                      8828 North Stemmons Freeway - Suite 550, Dallas, TX 75247

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​​.

Signature Sponsors

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Congratulations to NMSDC MBE Supplier of the Year Regional Winners....


Trisha Kana-Mistry, CEO/President

THREEpds

Supplier of the Year - Class II


and


Sharon King, CEO/President

Castle Business Solutions

Supplier of the Year - Class I


Both companies were 2015 winners of the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council's E Awards Supplier of the Year in their categories. 

​​As Hispanic Heritage Month came to a close, OUTSTANDING Latina leader, Wanda Granier, CEO of BridgeWork Partners, was recognized and congratulated for her commitment and involvement in the community and for having a successful growing business..

On Wednesday, September, 21, 2016, Wanda Granier was recognized by Telemundo 39 & NBC 5 as 1 of 3 outstanding Hispanic entrepreneurs in North Texas. This is the 6th consecutive year for the Hispanic Business Salute Awards event, and it took place at the amazing AT&T Cowboys stadium in Arlington, TX.

A selection committee consisting of senior leadership at Telemundo, NBC5, and the Cowboys interviewed nominees and selected the winners. Congratulations to one fearless leader, Wanda Granier!


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D/FW MSDC MBEs Declared Supplier of the Year

Regional Winners by the 

National Minority ​Supplier Development Council

2016 ​BUY THOSE 

THAT BUY US(TM)

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Congratulations to our 2016 E Awards

Define your differentiators: Buying Entities today want and need suppliers that produce innovative, quality products or services that help differentiate them in the marketplace. They want a supplier base that reflects their customers, reduces costs and/or helps them more efficiently run their organizations. Identify which factors set your organization apart from the competition and highlight them whenever possible.

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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.

​To MBEs from D/FW MSDC Supplier Diversity Professionals

Available Resources

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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2016 BUY THOSE THAT BUY US(tm)

WHITE PAPER.


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Council Connections 

2016 BUY THOSE THAT BUY USTM

Recognizes 37 Buying Entities

Congratulations to Wanda Granier,

Hispanic Business Salute Winner!

Betty Manetta, CEO of Argent Associates and Asociar, was recently recognized by the International Women's Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC) at their national conference in Brussels, Belgium as one of 42 successful entrepreneurial women from 21 countries around the globe. This year's honorees hailed form The Netherlands, Peru, Spain, South Africa, the United States, India, Turkey, Iran, Jordan, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, Azerbaijan, Taiwan, Canada, Colombia, Nigeria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, The Philippines, Sweden and Belgium. 

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