2017 Annual Conference
Jun
14
8:00 am08:00

2017 Annual Conference

  • University of Washington - HUB Lyceum
REGISTER          LEARN MORE

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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.

Preparing for Effective Engagement: Part 3
Jun
14
8:00 am08:00

Preparing for Effective Engagement: Part 3

  • University of Washington - Husky Union Building

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


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

Preparing for Effective Engagement: Part 2

  • Northwest Mountain MSDC - Conference Room

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

Preparing for Effective Engagement: Part 1
Apr
27
8:30 am08:30

Preparing for Effective Engagement: Part 1

  • Southcenter Corporate Square - Conference Room

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

2017 Annual Awards Dinner and Silent Auction
Mar
9
5:30 pm17:30

2017 Annual Awards Dinner and Silent Auction

  • DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel

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.

MBE Orientation
Feb
1
2:00 pm14:00

MBE Orientation

  • Northwest Mountain MSDC Conference Room

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

Northwest Mountain MSDC Reception at NMSDC National Conference
Oct
25
5:30 pm17:30

Northwest Mountain MSDC Reception at NMSDC National Conference

  • Chicago Oyster House

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.

 

Northwest Mountain MSDC 2016 MBE Meeting
Oct
13
8:30 am08:30

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.

Building a Better America: CVS Health Business and Networking Opportunity Event
Sep
14
9:00 am09:00

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

  • Southcenter Corporate Square Conference Room

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:

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

Scholarship Fundraiser & Silent Auction

  • Washington National Golf Club

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.

Capital, Finance & Economics: MBE Executive Seminar
Aug
11
8:30 am08:30

Capital, Finance & Economics: MBE Executive Seminar

  • DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel

MBE Executive Seminar designed for owners and executives of Minority Business Enterprises with annual revenue between $2 million to $20 million - aimed at providing critical information and know-how that can propel the MBEs within bracket to move forward to the next level.

MBE Showcase 2016
Jun
7
8:00 am08:00

MBE Showcase 2016

  • Hilton Bellevue

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.

T-Mobile Webinar with Flavio Rossi
Apr
20
11:00 am11:00

T-Mobile Webinar with Flavio Rossi

Join a webinar led by Flavio Rossi, SVP of Procurement & Supply Chain Operations on why Supplier Diversity matters to the Un-carrier, T-Mobile's approach, and how diverse suppliers can engage with the program.

Annual Awards Dinner and Silent Auction
Mar
11
5:00 pm17:00

Annual Awards Dinner and Silent Auction

  • Doubletree Suites

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.

Applicant Training
Jan
7
2:00 pm14:00

Applicant Training

  • Northwest Mountain MSDC

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.

2015 Year-End Meetings
Dec
8
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

National MSDC Conference & Opportunity Fair
Oct
18
Oct 21

National MSDC Conference & Opportunity Fair

  • San Diego Convention Center

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.

Sep
25
8:00 am08:00

Governance, Risk, and Compliance Forum

  • Microsoft Campus Building 33, MSDCC, East Campus

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.

Sep
22
9:00 am09:00

Effectively Navigating the NMSDC Conference

  • Southcenter Corporate Square Conference Room

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

Recertification Workshop
Sep
17
2:00 pm14:00

Recertification Workshop

  • Northwest Mountain MSDC

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.

Sep
16
Sep 17

NMSDC Program Managers’ Regional Seminar

  • San Francisco, CA

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.

Applicant Training
Sep
10
2:00 pm14:00

Applicant Training

  • Northwest Mountain MSDC

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.

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

19th Annual Scholarship Fundraiser & Silent Auction

  • The Golf Club at Newcastle

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.

Recertification Workshop
Aug
13
2:00 pm14:00

Recertification Workshop

  • Northwest Mountain MSDC

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 and answer any questions you might have. Email ntang@nwmtnmsdc.org for details or to sign up.

Jun
14
Jun 19

Foster School of Business Minority Business Executive Program

Business Executive Program. The program is designed to assist minority and women business leaders in facing current and future business challenges. Participants will learn to utilize financial tools to make more effective decisions, develop and understand long-term strategic plans for growth and sustainability, learn how to market their products and services more effectively, manage their processes and projects more efficiently and develop their leadership skills. They return to their business with new skills, a renewed personal energy, and an invaluable network of fellow minority and women business leaders. Registration has closed for the 2015 MBEP program, more information is available on the University of Washington's website.