The National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.
ChicagoMSDC is one of 23 affiliates of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), a nonprofit corporate membership organization that advances business opportunities for its certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises and connects them to its corporate members. One of the country’s leading corporate membership organizations, NMSDC was chartered in 1972 to provide increased procurement and business opportunities for minority businesses of all sizes.
The NMSDC Network includes a National Office in New York and 23 regional councils, making it one of the nation’s leading business membership organizations. The NMSDC and its regional councils serve as a direct link between corporate America and minority owned businesses. There are 1,750 corporate members throughout the network, including most of America’s largest publicly owned, privately owned and foreign owned companies, as well as universities, hospitals and other buying institutions. The regional councils certify and match more than 12,000 minority owned businesses with member corporations which want to purchase goods and services. Most of America’s largest and most successful MBEs are counted among NMSDC’s 12,000 certified minority suppliers, including several companies with annual revenues in the billions of dollars.
As one of the of the 23 affiliate councils, the ChicagoMSDC is a proud member of the NMSDC network.