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You are invited to attend the 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. As regional leaders in Minority Supplier Development, the Council's goal is to leverage our network as a resource for MBEs working towards their individual and organizational objectives.  The 2016 MBE Meeting will highlight business leadership in a diverse network — a departure from a participating role into a leadership role, and a detailed approach to understanding and sustaining success. Motivational speaker Bobby Herrera will inspire business leaders to shape their own success story with his keynote address: "Will You Take Charge of Your Story?"  Guest speaker Richard Retzer will talk about "Science of Success" — an in-depth presentation on business development and growth. MBEIC Chairperson, Shahzad Q. Qadri will report on current MBE initiatives and MBE to MBE opportunities. The State of the Business update and Q&A will be conducted by a panel of corporate members.  The guest panelists represent corporations engaged in Technology, Aerospace and Retail. For more information, view the Meeting Agenda.


Bobby Herrera


Populus Group, LLC

Keynote Speaker

Richard Retzer

President and CMO

Business Information Group / Growthworx

Guest Speaker

Gary Sheneman

Gary Sheneman

Senior Director, Cloud & Enterprise/Applications & Services

Microsoft Corporation

Board Chairperson

John GreyEyes

Jon GreyEyes

Strategic Work Placement, SSG

The Boeing Company

Fernando Martinez

President and CEO

Northwest Mountain MSDC

Shahzad Q. Qadri


Wong Fleming 

MBEIC Chairperson




Date:       Tuesday, October 13, 2016

Time:       8:30 AM - 12 PM

Venue:    DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel

                Dallas Ballroom

                16500 Southcenter Pkwy

                Tukwila, WA 98188


Registration is free for certified mbes

Registration for Non Northwest Mountain MSDC - Certified MBEs is $75.00 per person.

Thanks to our Annual Sponsors:

For sponsorship and event information, contact us at 253-243-6959 or submit the completed form below:

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