Success Stories – Week of November 28, 2016

MBDA Business Center Success “I could not believe that FSMSDC was able to assist my company to get a loan for $4 million in one month, after we had been turned down by multiple banks for a year,” said the president of a large engineering company. Do you need a loan? Contact the Miami MBDA…

IBM Named National Corporation of the Year At NMSDC Annual Conference in Chicago

For Immediate Release November 3, 2016 Press Contact: Phil Thurston phil.thurston@nmsdc.org (212) 944-2430 x127 IBM Named National Corporation of the Year At NMSDC Annual Conference in Chicago At its annual Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange, held this year in Chicago, October 23-26, the National Minority Supplier Development Council named IBM recipient of the coveted National…

FSMSDC to Operate Orlando MBDA Business Center to Help Minority Businesses Grow Exponentially

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 Orlando MBDA Business Center to Help Minority Businesses Grow Exponentially Center and Council Open House to be held November 10th MIAMI (October 20, 2016) — The Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council (FSMSDC) is…

FSMSDC Honors Corporations and MBEs at its 41st Annual Awards Gala

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2016 Contact: Beatrice Louissaint President & CEO (305) 762-6151 Beatrice@fsmsdc.org Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council Honors Corporations and MBEs at its 41st Annual Awards Gala Miami, FL – The Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council (FSMSDC) held its 41st Annual Awards Gala on Friday, September 30, 2016. “Celebrating Excellence…

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…