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The Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (ChicagoMSDC) is a premier organization for increasing business opportunities between major buying organizations and minority-owned businesses.

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    Asian American Pacific Islander Focus

    The month of May marks the beginning of Asian-American and Pacific Islander Month. National and local events are planned as a tribute to the phenomenal accomplishments and impact on America.
    14-May-2017

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    Congratulations, Farewell and Hello

    The ChicagoMSDC sends sincere congratulations and heartfelt farewell while also opening our arms to say hello to our new staff.
    04-May-2017

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    NMSDC Network Advocates on Capitol Hill

    The ChicagoMSDC joins NMSDC affiliates and national leadership in Washington, DC to advocate on behalf of minority suppliers and the government agencies that support minority business growth and development.
    04-May-2017

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    Open House for Minority Businesses

    Minority business enterprises (MBEs) are invited to an important Open House March 2, 2017. This event will be hosted by the Chicago MBDA Export Center and the ChicagoMSDC to introduce a wide spectrum of services and opportunities for international business development.
    20-Feb-2017

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    Happy Lunar New Year Celebration

    Celebrating its 33rd year, the Chinese Fine Arts Society kicks off the Year of the Rooster with a festive display of Chinese dance, music and martial arts at the Chicago Cultural Center January 30, 2017.
    30-Jan-2017

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    MBDA Releases Report on Minority Business Contracting Barriers

    The U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency today released a new report, Contracting Barriers and Factors Affecting Minority Business Enterprises: A Review of Existing Disparity Studies. The report, which spotlights disparities in state and local government contracting between minority-owned and non-minority-owned business enterprises, provides an in-depth review and analysis of disparity studies, summaries, and reports.
    21-Jan-2017

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    Create Your Profile for Corporate 1-on-1 Power Pitch

    ChicagoMSDC and MBDA Business Center Chicago announce the new and improved CBOF50 Corporate 1-on-1 Power Pitch meetings. Now with MyBusinessMatches.com, minority businesses and corporate buyers and procurement officers have the ability to create a FREE profile for streamlined and efficient match-making meetings.
    19-Jan-2017

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    ChicagoMSDC Magazine Winter 2016 Edition Released

    The Winter 2016 edition features Milhouse Engineering, 3 New MBDA Centers, becoming a supplier for UIC, supply chain integration with Health Care Services Corporation and network updates.
    13-Dec-2016

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    MBDA Inclusive Innovation Initiative

    The Inclusive Innovation Initiative (I-3) is a national outreach effort to increase the participation of minority business enterprises (MBEs) and minority-serving institutions in the national federal laboratory network.
    12-Dec-2016

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    ChicagoMSDC Releases White Paper: Supplier Diversity Increases Corporate Revenue

    Investment in a strong supplier diversity program is a key component of increasing a corporation’s revenues. New ChicagoMSDC White Paper, Nov. 2016, provides insights.
    03-Dec-2016

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