Recovering From Hurricane Irma

Message From The President September 12, 2017 To our valued corporate members and MBEs: Our thoughts and prayers go out to all in the wake of Hurricane Irma. In the coming weeks, the Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council will work towards helping our network recover as quickly as possible from damages experienced from this…

Success: MBE First to Earn Prestigious Outsourcer Certification in the US

A3i Inc. announced that they are the first in the United States to achieve Outsourcer Certification by BenchmarkPortal. This recognition is one of the most prestigious awards within the customer service and support industry. “A3i has excelled in this category connecting with patients and providers with competence, courtesy and compassion,” said Jorge Amaro, CEO. “This…

Success: A3i Inc Honored as a Top 100 Company in Central Florida

A3i Inc. is excited to announce that it has earned the distinction of being named one of the Orlando Sentinel’s Top 100 Companies in Central Florida for 2017. The list and rankings of the second annual Orlando Sentinel Top 100 Companies program was published in the Orlando Sentinel and a celebration event was held, for…

Florida-Based CF Creative Receives National Award as 2017 Minority Marketing and Communications Firm of the Year From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Posted: October 23, 2017 The digital marketing and strategic communications agency will receive the award during National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week   FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., October 10, 2017 (Newswire.com) – ​The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce has named CF Creative, a Florida-based company, as the 2017 Minority Marketing…

Vista Color Corporation selected by U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency(MBDA) to receive the 2017 National Minority Manufacturing Firm of the Year Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 23, 2017 Media Contact: Maria Loor – 786 3956062 Email: mloor@vistacolor.com Vista Color Corporation selected by U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency(MBDA) to receive the 2017 National Minority Manufacturing Firm of the Year Award Detroit, Michigan –  Mr. Henry Serrano, CEO of Vista Color, accepted the award for National…

Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council Honors Corporations and MBEs at its 42nd Annual Awards Gala

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Beatrice Louissaint President & CEO (305) 762-6151 Beatrice@fsmsdc.org http://www.fsmsdc.org   Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council Honors Corporations and MBEs at its 42nd Annual Awards Gala Miami, FL (October 6, 2017) – The Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council (FSMSDC) held its 42nd Annual Awards Gala on Friday, September 29, 2017….

President of FSMSDC Recognized As Entrepreneurial Trailblazer

(Featured Image, from left: Marie F. Louissaint, Marie N. Louissaint, Beatrice Louissaint and Lynda Harris, Chairwoman of WBC)   Beatrice Louissaint, President of Florida State Minority Development Council (FSMSDC) was honored by the Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Business Council as the 2017 recipient of the Carole Ann Taylor Award at the Annual Little Black…

Success: Cube Care Secures $5 Million Annual Contract

Congratulations to Susana Robledo, Founder & CEO of Cube Care, a certified FSMSDC MBE and MBDA client, for securing a $5 million annual contract with a popular restaurant chain. Cube Care Company provides high-quality decorative products and services for healthcare and commercial interiors, and has become one of the most trusted names in the industry…

Success: Client Approved for a $250,000 Line of Credit

Recently, a medical supply company entered a vendor relationship with several of the largest hospitals in Florida. With the help of our MBDA Business Center, they were approved for a $250,000 business line of credit through one of our banking partners. They are growing exponentially and are able to fulfill new orders for their clients. Contact Miami MBDA Business Center or Orlando MBDA Business Center to learn how…

Success: Cherokee Engineering and Construction is a Force in Environmental Cleanup

The company and its services: Cherokee Enterprises Inc. (CEI) is an engineering and construction company that provides a wide range of highly technical services, including environmental remediation, design and construction of fueling systems for aviation and ground vehicles, storm water systems and other infrastructure construction projects. It also provides services in civil engineering, alternative fuels…

Success: Client Obtained a $150,000 Line of Credit

Recently, the MBDA Business Center helped a healthcare product distributor & manufacturer client obtain a $150,000 line of credit. You can be next! visit Orlando MBDA Business Center or Miami MBDA Business Center for more information.