Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council New Northern Certification and Corporate Services Manager, Rachael Favors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Beatrice Louissaint, President & CEO (305) 762-6151 – Beatrice@fsmsdc.org http://www.fsmsdc.org June 20, 2016 – Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council (FSMSDC) is pleased to announce that Rachael Favors is the the new Certification and Corporate Services Manager for the Northern Florida region. Rachael has over a decade of experience working with…

Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council to Operate the Minority Business Development Agency Miami Business Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Beatrice Louissaint, President & CEO (305) 762-6151 – Beatrice@fsmsdc.org http://www.fsmsdc.org Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council to Operate the Minority Business Development Agency Miami Business Center MIAMI (May 10, 2016) — The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) has selected the Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council (FSMSDC) as…

National Minority Supplier Development Council Honors Leaders in Supply Chain Diversity on May 18th

For Immediate Release May 19, 2016 Press Contact: Philip Thurston phil.thurston@nmsdc.org; (212) 944-2430 x127 NATIONAL MINORITY SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL HONORS LEADERS IN SUPPLY CHAIN DIVERSITY ON MAY 18th Beatrice Louissaint, President of Florida State MSDC, Among Honorees At Black-Tie Gala Event at New York Hilton’s Grand Ballroom On Wednesday, May 18th, the 2016 National Minority…

Minority Business Development Agency Invests $1.5 Million in the City of Miami

WASHINGTON (May 4, 2016) — The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) today announced that the Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council (FSMSDC) as a grant recipient to operate a MBDA Business Center in Miami. The federal funding ($301,975) will be distributed during a five-year period with a start date of April 1,…

Business Familiarization (FAM) Tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Beatrice Louissaint, President & CEO (305) 762-6151 – Beatrice@fsmsdc.org http://www.fsmsdc.org Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council and Enterprise Florida Host the Second Business Familiarization (FAM) Tour During the 31st Annual Business Expo Sheds Light on the More Than $24.3 Billion Business Opportunities in Florida MIAMI – April 26, 2016 – The…

Investor Pitch Challenge

Present Your Company to a Panel of Leading Investors! April 28, 2016 | 3:00 PM -5:15 PM Investor Pitch Challenge provides business owners an opportunity to win a monetary prize, coaching and training to grow their business. Win up to $10,000 and other great prizes Get 20 hours of legal consultation Receive mentoring to prepare…

Business Familiarization (FAM) Tour

In partnership with Enterprise Florida, Inc. Learn about $19.5 billion dollars in Business Opportunities Learn… about Florida’s growing domestic and international economy why you should relocate or expand your business to Florida why major companies are moving to Florida why Florida is the gateway to Latin America and the world  Meet… potential business and strategic…

TAP- Technical Assistance Program

The Technical Assistance Program (TAP) offers certified MBEs unprecedented access to much-needed technical and professional services in the legal, marketing, sales and accounting areas. The Council will cover the cost of the first two hours of consultation per certified MBE and three hours per MBE Subscriber. Additional hours are available at reduced rates. More About…

Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Certification

  Minority group members are United States citizens who are Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American. Ownership by minority individuals means the business is at least 51% owned by such individuals or, in the case of a publicly-owned business, at least 51% of the stock is owned by one or more such individuals i.e. the…

Name Change & Florida Statewide Transition

The Southern Florida Minority Supplier Development Council (SFMSDC), a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing access and growth for minority businesses in Florida, announced that it is changing its name to Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council (FSMSDC) to reflect an expanded service area that now includes Central and Northern Florida. The Council is led by…