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Mon - Fri | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Join The ChicagoMSDC Business Advising Team For A Walk-Thru Of The Grow Grant Application, Now Open Until October 31st. Learn Priorities That Reviewers Will Be Looking For Upfront. These Sessions Will Help Ensure You Are Informed Before You Hit "Submit"!
Next In-Person Session:
Oct 20, 2022, 12:00 PM CST
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Virtual Session 2:
Oct 27, 2022, 12:00 PM CST
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Join the ChicagoMSDC business advising team for a walk-thru of the Grow Grant application, now open until October 31st. Learn priorities that reviewers will be looking for upfront. These 1-hour virtual sessions will help ensure you are informed before you hit "submit"!
Session 1:
Oct 13, 2022, 10:00 AM CST
REGISTER NOW
Session 2:
Oct 27, 2022, 12:00 PM CST
REGISTER NOW

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About

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

In 1968, a chain of events erupted into civil and economic mayhem that shook Chicago at its very core. Rising above the turmoil, a group of corporate and community leaders were determined to cast a spotlight of hope on seemingly hopeless situations and created The Chicago Business Opportunity Day.

NMSDC was chartered in 1972 to provide increased procurement and business opportunities for minority businesses of all sizes.

MBE

In supplier diversity, corporations and government agencies value and track certified minority business enterprises (MBEs).

Certification
Benefits

The Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council (ChicagoMSDC) is an exciting organization focused on building strategic alliances between our buying members and our certified minority business enterprises (MBEs).

Certification
FAQ’s

The Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council (ChicagoMSDC) certification process identifies firms that meet ownership and citizenship criteria.
Be a part of a burgeoning community of leaders and decision-makers by becoming a corporate sponsor.

Join Our Community

As a nonprofit organization, CMSDC’s extraordinary effectiveness is due in no small part to the generosity of our corporate members and MBEs, who regularly share their time, skills and resources to advance minority businesses, supplier diversity and economic opportunity throughout Chicago. If you’d like to help us realize our vision of business beyond barriers, Join the Movement & Give Back.

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The news about recent activities of Chicago MSDC

Corporate

ChicagoMSDC corporate members create opportunities for certified minority business enterprises to effectively compete in the procurement process for supply chain diversity.

#BuyDiverse Podcast

#BuyDiverse

#BuyDiverse is joined by Dr. Ken Harris, CEO of The National Business League and Eric Hardy, w3r President and CEO.

#BuyDiverse

#BuyDiverse is joined by Carlos Cubia, SVP and Global Chief Diversity Officer of Walgreens.

#BuyDiverse

#BuyDiverse with Joe Handy, President and CEO of the National Black MBA Association

#BuyDiverse

#BuyDiverse with w3r President and CEO, Eric Hardy

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Every year CMSDC host conferences and networking events which attract more than six thousand participants. Be a part of a burgeoning community of leaders and decision-makers by becoming a corporate sponsor.

Events and Meetings

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A big thanks to all of our supporters.

The generous support and investments of our sponsors and partners make it possible for CMSDC to continue providing opportunities for our certified minority owned businesses to increase their revenue.

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