National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) Conference & Business Opportunity Fair Wrap-up 2013-See Who Connected!

NMSDC 2013

The exciting four-day annual event was held this year at the Henry B. Gonzalez convention Center in picturesque San Antonio, Texas. More than 700 corporate and minority business exhibitors were on hand for countless networking opportunities October 27-30!

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Minority businesses connect with corporate America at the annual Business Opportunity Fair and conference events.

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The annual Ribbon Cutting Ceremony designates the beginning of the Business Opportunity Fair.

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Chrysler was among the many exhibitors on hand to meet and connect with minority business owners and entrepreneurs.

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Walmart attends many nationwide diversity & inclusion conferences and is a regular exhibitor at the annual NMSDC Business Opportunity Fair.

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PNC Bank

Exhibitors from major corporations give out valuable resources and information about possible opportunities as a supplier.

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Nielsen

Themed “Connect for Growth--Minority Businesses and Corporate America”, attendees met with corporate CEOs, purchasing executives, minority entrepreneurs, government decision-makers and many other national experts on minority business development at this informative annual conference & business opportunity fair.   Our fall editons of the magazines were distributed to thousands of enthusiastic attendees.

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UPS team members offered minority entrepreneurs valuable insight into the supplier application process and possible opportunities as a vendor.

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Raytheon

Minority entrepreneurs and corporate purchasing executives connect at the annual event

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CVS Caremark is a regular exhibitor at many nationwide diversity conferences.

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Toyota

Outstanding networking opportunities were available throughout the conference.

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Alcatel-Lucent

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Novation

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Verizon maintains that "A strong base of diverse suppliers is critical to a strong business bottom line."

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Lowe's representatives