The Bahamas Weekly Facebook The Bahamas Weekly Twitter
News : International Last Updated: Dec 5, 2014 - 10:25:14 PM


Southern Florida Minority Supplier Development Council to Host its 28th Annual Business Expo March 14-15, 2013
By Harris Public Relations
Jan 22, 2013 - 8:45:48 PM

Email this article
 Printer friendly page
hmhdr3.jpg

Miami, FL - The Southern Florida Minority Supplier Development Council (SFMSDC) will host its 28th Annual Business Expo March 14-15 at the Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale.

The Business Expo theme is Embracing Change and will bring minority-owned businesses, major corporations and government agencies together in a series of workshops, networking events to create business opportunities and discuss industry trends. “The event is designed to ensure minority businesses at all stages of development are positioned for greater success; and to provide corporations and government agencies with information about Supplier Diversity, said Beatrice Louissaint, President of the SFMSDC.

The 2013 Business Expo is an ideal opportunity for minority entrepreneurs to present their goods and services to purchasing agents from government agencies and Fortune 500 companies. Exhibitors and sponsors include: Florida Blue, Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, Florida Power & Light Company, JM Family Enterprises, Broward College, University of Miami, CVS/Caremark, Broward Health, Comcast, Turner Construction, SDI International Corp, Miami-Dade Expressway Authority, Wells Fargo, Baptist Health South Florida, Bank of America and Enterprise Holdings.


The Business Expo workshops will focus on how to achieve company growth, do business with local, state and federal government, purchasing trends and best practices in supplier diversity. Annually, the organization also sponsors a young entrepreneurs workshop designed to take the mystery out of finances and encourage young people to consider entrepreneurship. The invitees are deserving students from South Florida. SFMSDC works in conjunction with the region’s Urban Leagues and local schools to identify the students.

The Business Expo luncheon keynote speaker is Clifton Tualbert, President of the Freemount Corporation.

 To learn more about the Business Expo or for additional information, log on to www.sfmsdc.org or contact the SFMSDC at (305) 762-6151 or email beatrice@sfmsdc.org.


About SFMSDC

SFMSDC is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to advancing the growth of m inority businesses in South Florida. The organization’s goal is to increase purchasing from minority businesses by government entities and corporations, while increasing MBEs’ operating capacity through hands-on business assistance, training and access to technology and capital resources. SFMSDC was founded in 1975 and is one of 37 regional councils affiliated with the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC).  The SFMSDC acts as a
liaison between Corporate America and Minority Business Enterprises in 16 counties including Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe, St. Lucie, Collier, Charlotte, Martin, Lee and Palm Beach Counties.


Bookmark and Share


© Copyright 2013 by thebahamasweekly.com

Top of Page

International
Latest Headlines
CARICOM Caucus hosts reception for CBC
1st Caribbean Safe and Secure Conference and Exhibition - June 18 – 20, 2015
Foul play ruled out in Johnny Kemp death
Bahamas fleet to gain 2 Damen ASD tugs
NASA Unveils Celestial Fireworks as Official Image for Hubble 25th Anniversary
Every Day is Earth Day at Health City Cayman Islands
ICC fugitive Al-Bashir’s travel curtailed
Bahamas delegation dine in Maryland with food by Bahamian chef
3rd CARIFORUM-EU Business Forum opens in Jamaica
Bahamas represented at 20th annual Celebration of Cultures at Algonquin College
OAS Secretary General Participates in Forum on Advances in Women´s Rights in the Americas
CARICOM - US Summit Remarks by Bahamas Prime Minister
FIU Representative in Washington, D.C. for OAS Caribbean-Pacific Conference
NASA Extends Campaign for Public to Name Features on Pluto
Shedd Aquarium to study queen conch in The Bahamas
Trinidad and Tobago Assumes Chair of the OAS Permanent Council
Caribbean programs for women entrepreneurs being sought
The Future of the Caribbean Lies in Integration of the Youth in the Economy
Mitchell in Atlanta on goodwill visit
$224M Ritz Carlton Turks & Caicos Deal Signed
Bahamas Minister of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell Meets With Top Atlanta Executives
Caribbean urged to reverse decline in aquaculture
Caribbean Fisheries Forum to review regional spiny lobster declaration
Bahamian company partners with Chinese company to increase group travel from The Bahamas to China
Dr. & Mrs. Myles Munroe and Dr. Richard Pinder Honoured at Oral Roberts University
Year in Space Starts for One American and One Russian
Washington Art Auction to Benefit Bahamian Artists
The Bahamas Commits to Achieving Full Equality for Women and Men in Constitution at New York High Level Meeting
Bahamas civil society expresses “unequivocal and unapologetic” stand for equal rights on international panel
Quotable Caribbean: Obie Wilchcombe, Bob Butler, Karolin Troubetzkoy and more...
GBHRA meets with U.S. State Department on Bahamas immigration policy
Bahamas: Amnesty International seeks clarifications to the authorities on migration reforms
Bahamian Innovator’s Next Phenom product advances to finals in international competition
OAS Elects New Leadership
Gomez addresses OAS Committee
GBHRA brief U.S. Senate on Bahamas new immigration enforcement policies
Caribbean Film Festival Launches in Hollywood for 10th Anniversary of Caribbean-American Heritage Month
Bahamians living in Canada asked to authenticate documents
OAS Member States Highlight the Importance of Alternatives to Incarceration for Drug Related Offenders
Winners of Commonwealth Youth Awards 2015 announced