SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR MBES (up to $10,000)
Aug
14
to Oct 13

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR MBES (up to $10,000)

Communities Foundation of Texas is offering scholarships (for any Exec Ed Program) for MBEs who quality to attend  https://www.cftexas.org/bank-of-america-small-diverse-scholarships  

  • Business must have an annual sales of between $500,000 and $50,000,000;
  • Business must employ at least three full-time employees;
  • Business owner must have a minimum of three years of experience developing and running their company

The window of opportunity for MBEs to apply for scholarships is from August 4 – Friday October 13th

Candidates have up to one year to use the scholarship. These scholarships are available for many program such as:

Immediate opportunity:

NMSDC has 5 remaining spots for MBEs to attend Minority Business Executive Program (MBEP) at the Foster School of Business, University of Washington. September 17 – 22, 2017 http://www.nmsdc.org/enterprise-learning/mbep/

MBEs may also apply for:

2018 Minority Business Executive Program (MBEP) Foster School of Business, University of Washington, http://www.nmsdc.org/enterprise-learning/mbep/

2018 Advanced Management Education Program (AMEP) created by NMSDC in partnership with Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University http://www.nmsdc.org/enterprise-learning/amep/

While the funds don’t have to be used only for these two programs it’s great to know that MBEs can apply now and plan in advance for their continuing education.

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Northwest Enterprise Development Conference
Sep
5
to Sep 7

Northwest Enterprise Development Conference

NW Enterprise Development Conference

Date: Sep 5, 2017 see agenda http://res.ncaied.org/northwest-conference-agenda
Registration Deadline: 9/4/2017 8:00 AM (PDT)
Location: Tulalip Resort Casino 10200 QUIL CEDA BLVD, Tulalip WA
 

“Power of the Past – Force for the Future”
The Northwest Enterprise Development Conference is another multifaceted event from The National Center which will feature unparalleled access to respected tribal leaders, members of congress, federal agency representatives, state and local elected officials and top CEO’s, on a national platform. Attendees will benefit from high caliber networking, teaming opportunities, business development sessions, American Indian Artisan Market, Business Leaders Forums, and much more. It’s just one more example of how The National Center is building bridges of opportunity for today’s American Indian Enterprises.

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AT&T Mobility Operations Support Team (MOST) Supplier Conference
Sep
21
10:00am10:00am

AT&T Mobility Operations Support Team (MOST) Supplier Conference

AT&T Mobility Operations Support Team (MOST) and the AT&T Supplier Diversity team are hosting a webcast information session for suppliers.  Learn about opportunities, qualifications, and requirements and address any questions as we begin the process to negotiate a new Supplier General Agreement for mobility support services in 2018. 

The team is currently seeking suppliers who can perform the following cellular tower services:

HVAC | Electrical | Generator | Landscaping | Fire Suppression | General Maintenance | DAS | Batteries | Tower Repair | Pest Control

 

Supplier Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience or comparable certification
  • Ability to service all standard AT&T OEM Generator Equipment(s) - (Kohler, Generac)
  • Sufficient work force to self-perform
  • Minimum 5-10 crews to be competitive in volume bids
  • Drug screening
  • Provide Service referrals/references

 

Event Agenda   

 

September 21, 2017  |  10:00 am - 1:30 pm (PST)  

10:00 am - 11:00 am                           Registration – Networking

11:00 am - 1:30 pm                             Mobility Operations Overview

                                                                Question & Answer Session

                                                                Meet the Mobility Representative(s) in your local area

 

REGISTER HERE for the Event

 

Please select one of these locations to attend no later than Friday, September 15, 2017

  • 1025 Lenox Park Boulevard, Room N100, Atlanta, Georgia – Webcast Host Facility
  • 226 Randolph Street, Room 1611, Chicago, Illinois
  • 208 S. Akard Street, Room PC34-35, Dallas, TX
  • 1 AT&T Way, Zenith Room, Bedminster, New Jersey
  • 7229 Parkway Drive, Myers Hall, Hanover, Maryland
  • 2600 Camino Ramon, Shasta Room, San Ramon, California

 

Seating is Limited (only 1 representative per company)

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21st Scholarship Fundraiser & Silent Auction
Aug
17
8:00am 8:00am

21st Scholarship Fundraiser & Silent Auction

Image courtesy of the Golf Club at Hawks Prairie

Image courtesy of the Golf Club at Hawks Prairie

The Northwest Mountain MSDC is the region’s leading organization advocating for supplier diversity – providing access to opportunities and business development to certified minority business enterprises (MBEs) since 1978.  For the past 7 years we have provided executive level educational scholarships, averaging over $20,000 per year.  Scholarships include participation at MBE Executive courses at the University of Washington Foster School of Business as well as Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Through the scholarship fund, the Council provides ethnic MBE certification, customized training, development series, and MBE sponsorship to participate in regional and national conferences.

Visit the event website at www.nwmtnmsdc.org/21st

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Preparing for Effective Engagement: Part 3
Jun
14
8:00am 8:00am

Preparing for Effective Engagement: Part 3

  • University of Washington - Husky Union Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

One-on-One Business Engagement Sessions

One week prior to Session 3, MBEs will submit their updated Capabilities Statement for Panel Member review.  Session 3 will continue with individual “2 Minute Introductory Communication” presentation in a private setting.  Member Panel will provide group feedback and individual feedback in writing.  Workshop participants registered for the Annual Conference will be able to use their newly developed communications skills in One-on-One Engagement Sessions with Corporate/Public Agency Members.

Registration to the 2017 Annual Conference is required.

  • $175 for Council-certified MBE

Visit the event page: www.nwmtnmsdc.org/mbeseries

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2017 Annual Conference
Jun
14
8:00am 8:00am

2017 Annual Conference

  • University of Washington - HUB Lyceum (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
REGISTER          LEARN MORE

REGISTER          LEARN MORE

Council-certified MBEs must register now to be included in the Sourcing List for One-on-One Business Engagement Sessions.  The Sourcing List will be sent to participating Corporate/Public Agency Members 5 weeks prior to the event.  To be included in this Sourcing List, you must register by May 5, 2017.

One-on-One Business Engagement Sessions are subject to Corporate/Public Agency Member availability on a first-come-first-served basis.

Registration fee is $175.00 for Council-Certified MBEs and Corporate/Public Agency Members.

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Preparing for Effective Engagement: Part 2
May
18
12:30pm12:30pm

Preparing for Effective Engagement: Part 2

  • Northwest Mountain MSDC - Conference Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Live Presentation of Your Capabilities Statement & Introductory Communication

One week prior to Session 2, MBEs will submit their Capabilities Statement for Panel Member review prior to live presentation.  Session 2 will continue with MBE individual “2 Minute Introductory Communication” presentations in a private setting.  Member Panel will provide group feedback and individual feedback in writing.

Free Registration - Limited Seating Available

Participation in Session 1 is required. This workshop is recommended for MBEs with annual revenue between $500,000 to $10,000,000.

Visit the event page: www.nwmtnmsdc.org/mbeseries

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Preparing for Effective Engagement: Part 1
Apr
27
8:30am 8:30am

Preparing for Effective Engagement: Part 1

  • Southcenter Corporate Square - Conference Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Building a Strong Capabilities Statement & Introductory Communication

A panel of Corporate/Public Agency Members share what an excellent Capabilities Statement and Introductory Communication look, sound, and feel like.  MBEs receive best practices as experienced by Panel Members as well as participate in dialogue during Q&A after the panel presentation. 

Free Registration - Limited Seating Available

First-come-first served basis. This workshop is recommended for MBEs with annual revenue between $500,000 to $10,000,000.

Visit the event page: www.nwmtnmsdc.org/mbeseries

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2017 Annual Awards Dinner and Silent Auction
Mar
9
5:30pm 5:30pm

2017 Annual Awards Dinner and Silent Auction

The Northwest Mountain MSDC will host the 2017 Annual Awards Dinner & Silent Auction on Thursday, March 9th. The event is a celebration of Supplier Diversity leaders and champions, to recognize outstanding Corporate/Public Agency Members and MBEs. Proceeds from the Silent Auction with benefit the NW MTN MSDC Scholarship Fund.

Visit the Event Page.

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MBE Orientation
Feb
1
2:00pm 2:00pm

MBE Orientation

  • Northwest Mountain MSDC Conference Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn how to access the network, what services the Council can provide and how to make the most out of your MBE certification.

To register for this class, please visit the registration page or contact the Manager of Certification and MBE Services at syamamoto@nwmtnmsdc.org.

Northwest Mountain MSDC, 545 Andover Park West, Bldg. 1, Ste. 109, Tukwila, WA 98188

Northwest Mountain MSDC, 545 Andover Park West, Bldg. 1, Ste. 109, Tukwila, WA 98188

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Northwest Mountain MSDC Reception at NMSDC National Conference
Oct
25
5:30pm 5:30pm

Northwest Mountain MSDC Reception at NMSDC National Conference

The Northwest Mountain MSDC is hosting a private reception during the NMSDC 2016 National Conference in Chicago, Illinois.

Council members attending the conference (i.e., Corporate Members, Public Agency Members and Certified MBEs) are invited to attend.

The reception will be held at the Chicago Oyster House on Tuesday, October 25th, 2016.

To RSVP for the reception, visit www.nwmtnmsdc.org/rsvp.

 

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Northwest Mountain MSDC 2016 MBE Meeting
Oct
13
8:30am 8:30am

Northwest Mountain MSDC 2016 MBE Meeting

The Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council hosts an annual meeting for Council-certified MBEs to provide an opportunity for learning, open forum and networking.

 

AGENDA

 

8:30 AM  -  Registration

9:00 AM  -  Welcome Remarks

9:15 AM  -  Keynote Address

 

Bobby Herrera

President

Populus Group

 "Will You Take Charge of Your Story?"

 



10:00 AM  -  Break

10:15 AM  -  Panel of Corporate Members

 

Gary Sheneman

Sr. Director Cloud & Enterprise/Applications & Services

Microsoft Corporation

Board Chairperson

 

Jon GreyEyes

Strategic Work Placement

SSG / The Boeing Corporation

 

Future State of Business



10:45 AM  -  Guest Speaker

 

 Richard Retzer

President & CMO

Business Information Group

"Science of Growth"



11:30 AM  -  MBEIC Update

 

 Sahzad Q. Qadri

Partner

Wong Fleming

MBEIC Chairperson

State of Business and Current MBE Intiatives



12:00 PM  -  Meeting Adjourns

 

To learn more, visit www.nwmtnmsdc.org/mbemeeting.

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Building a Better America: CVS Health Business and Networking Opportunity Event
Sep
14
9:00am 9:00am

Building a Better America: CVS Health Business and Networking Opportunity Event

  • Southcenter Corporate Square Conference Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Invitation to Minority-Owned General Contractors and Facilities Maintenance/Repair Contractors

 

CVS Health Supplier Diversity Office in partnership with the Northwest Mountain MSDC is inviting General Contractors and Maintenance and Repair Service Contractors to participate in this business and networking opportunity event. Candidates that meet the qualification requirements may have the opportunity to meet with decision makers in private one-on-one meeting environment to discuss opportunities covering the states of Washington and Oregon over the next 12 - 18 months.

 

September 14, 2016 | 9:00 AM
Southcenter Corporate Square Conference Room
635 Andover Park West, Building 8
Tukwila, WA 98188

 

Opportunities for General Contractors and Facility and Repair Services Contractors in the following categories:

- Steel Metal Sheets
- Drywall
- Electric
- HVAC
- Plumbing
- Carpentry

To register, contractors must meet CVS Health Supplier Qualification Requirements.

CHECK QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

 

REGISTER:

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Scholarship Fundraiser & Silent Auction
Aug
30
11:30am11:30am

Scholarship Fundraiser & Silent Auction

Join the Northwest Mountain MSDC, our Corporate Members, Public Agency Members, Certified MBEs and friends at the 20th anniversary of our Annual Fundraiser and Silent Auction.  This is the most anticipated Council event of the year and we are expected the largest turn-out. Sponsorship opportunities are available for you to leverage your brand.  For more details, visit www.nwmtnmsdc.org/sponsor.

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MBE Showcase 2016
Jun
7
8:00am 8:00am

MBE Showcase 2016

The 2016 Northwest Mountain MSDC MBE Showcase is an exclusive trade fair for NMSDC-Certified MBEs to share their products and services.  The event is designed to be a straightforward approach to promote minority-owned businesses.

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Annual Awards Dinner and Silent Auction
Mar
11
5:00pm 5:00pm

Annual Awards Dinner and Silent Auction

On Friday, March 11, 2016, The Council will host its annual Awards Dinner and Silent Auction. The Awards Dinner will recognize the Corporate/Public Agency Members that best live the concept of Supplier Diversity. During the Awards Dinner we will also recognize MBE Suppliers that have excelled and demonstrated commitment to their communities.

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Applicant Training
Jan
7
2:00pm 2:00pm

Applicant Training

If you’re an MBE interested in obtaining Northwest Mountain MSDC MBE certification, this event is for you. Nguyen Tang, manager of MBE and certification services, will provide information on certification requirements, timeline, and benefits. This free training takes place monthly. Email ntang@nwmtnmsdc.org for details or to sign up.

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2015 Year-End Meetings
Dec
8
to Dec 11

2015 Year-End Meetings

Washington

Tuesday, December 8
9:00–11:00 a.m.

Doubletree Southcenter
16500 Southcenter Parkway
Tukwila, WA 98188

Oregon

Wednesday, December 9
5:00–7:00 p.m.

Embassy Suites
319 SW Pine Street
Portland, OR 97204

Webinar Meeting

Friday, December 11
9:00–11:00 a.m.

This holiday season, we are supporting Make-A-Wish.
Please join us and donate at wish.org/donate

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National MSDC Conference & Opportunity Fair
Oct
18
to Oct 21

National MSDC Conference & Opportunity Fair

  • San Diego Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The NMSDC Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange has been the nation’s premier forum on minority supplier development for more than 40 years. For four days, more than 6,000 corporate CEOs, procurement executives and supplier diversity professionals from the top multinational companies, as well as leading Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business owners and international organizations will convene in San Diego, California, to re-energize their collective efforts to Certify > Develop > Connect > and Advocate for solid minority firms in the global corporate supply chain.

This one-of-a-kind event features:

  • Thousands of corporate executives, procurement professionals and Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business owners
  • More than 20 targeted sessions and workshops
  • A one-day Business Opportunity Exchange with more than 700 exhibit booths
  • Matchmakers (By Appointment Only)
  • A black-tie Awards Banquet
  • Endless opportunities to network, network, network!

For more information, visit www.nmsdcconference.com.

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Sep
25
8:00am 8:00am

Governance, Risk, and Compliance Forum

  • Microsoft Campus Building 33, MSDCC, East Campus (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Northwest Mountain MSDC and Logistic Solutions, Inc. (LSI) invite risk managers, compliance officers, and supplier diversity executives to attend this event on ensuring your company’s compliance with applicable regulations and cybersecurity. Representatives from all industries, including healthcare, public sector, retails, arts & entertainment, technology, and so forth are welcome to attend. Lunch will be provided and the event is free. Click here to register for the event.

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Sep
22
9:00am 9:00am

Effectively Navigating the NMSDC Conference

  • Southcenter Corporate Square Conference Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

If you are planning on attending the NMSDC Conference in San Diego in October, this session will help you be better prepared. MBEs and Members will share experiences and best practices so you get the most out of the conference. We will also accept applications for a $1,000 scholarship to the conference. To register for the session, click here. Questions? Contact Maya Rivera at 253.243.6959 or mrivera@nwmtnmsdc.org

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Recertification Workshop
Sep
17
2:00pm 2:00pm

Recertification Workshop

Are you a certified MBE that needs to recertify but needs some help with the online recertification application? The Council is here to help! Council staff will walk you through the recertification process with a live in-person and online group session on the MBE application and certification process. Email ntang@nwmtnmsdc.org for details or to sign up.

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Sep
16
to Sep 17

NMSDC Program Managers’ Regional Seminar

The most successful supplier diversity programs seamlessly adapt to change as market conditions shift. Join the National MSDC for this interactive two-day seminar and learn key strategies to build your supplier diversity program in an evolving marketplace. Designed exclusively for sourcing and supplier diversity professionals, program participants will learn to:

  • Assess their current program and implement a robust process within their organization
  • Understand why ROI is needed and where and when to use it
  • Identify key elements necessary to measuring and managing a supplier diversity program

The cost is $895 per attendee, which includes customized workbooks, meals, and a networking reception. For more information or to register, click here.

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Applicant Training
Sep
10
2:00pm 2:00pm

Applicant Training

If you’re an MBE interested in obtaining Northwest Mountain MSDC MBE certification, this event is for you. Nguyen Tang, manager of MBE and certification services, will provide information on certification requirements, timeline, and benefits. This free training takes place monthly. Email ntang@nwmtnmsdc.org for details or to sign up.

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19th Annual Scholarship Fundraiser & Silent Auction
Aug
25
11:00am11:00am

19th Annual Scholarship Fundraiser & Silent Auction

The Northwest Mountain MSDC’s annual day of playing AND doing good is just around the corner—the golf scholarship fundraiser helps raise funds for MBE education. For the past six years, the Council has provided, on average, $20,000 a year to certified MBEs to receive training and development, executive-level education, and regional and national conference participation. The day starts with registration and activities at 11:00 a.m., a golf tournament at 1:30 p.m., and dinner at 6:00 p.m. More details and registration information to follow.

The Council is currently seeking program sponsors and silent auction donations. If you’re interested, please email mrivera@nwmtnmsdc.org.

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