Events


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Event: GNEMSDC Awards Gala
Location: Aqua Turf Club, Plantsville CT
Date: Tuesday May 6th
Time: 5:00 pm- 10:00 pm
Description: Earlier this year we asked our MBEs to identify GNEMSDC corporate members who have exhibited outstanding efforts in developing business opportunities within their companies for council-certified MBEs. We also asked our corporate members to nominate outstanding MBEs for Supplier of the Year Award. The winners of these prestigious awards will be announced during the Annual Awards Gala. We are very pleased to announce Jonathan Coachman is a Sports TV Personality for ESPN and ESPN Radio will be joining us at the Gala this year as our MC.
Registration: TBD

Event: NMSDC Minority Business Leadership Awards Dinner-Dance
Location: Hilton New York and Towers New York, New York
Date: Wednesday May 21st
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Description: NMSDC honors corporate members, minority suppliers and affiliate council presidents for their visionary leadership in support of minority supplier development throughout the NMSDC network. Registration: www.nmsdc.org to download reservation card; contact Christina Santos (212) 944-2430 christina.santos@nmsdc.org for more information

Event: GNEMSDC Supplier Diversity Golf Classic – Massachusetts
Location: Ferncroft Country Club 10 Village Rd, Middleton, MA 01949
Date: Monday, June 2nd
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Description: This event is designed for golfers and non-golfers to come out and enjoy the day. The GNEMSDC encourages corporate and MBE teams to compete against each other. The corporate and MBE team champions of the Massachusetts outing will receive FREE participation in the Connecticut outing. This year there will be significant prizes for 1st, 2nd, and third place finishes.
Registration: TBD

Event: GNEMSDC Supplier Diversity Golf Classic – Connecticut Location: Lyman Orchards Golf Club- Middlefield, CT
Date: Friday, July 11th
Time: 6:30 am- 3:00 pm
Description: This event is designed for golfers and non-golfers to come out and enjoy the day. The GNEMSDC encourages corporate and MBE teams to compete against each other. The corporate and MBE team champions of the Massachusetts outing will receive FREE participation in the Connecticut outing. This year there will be significant prizes for 1st, 2nd, and third place finishes.
Registration: TBD

Event: GNEMSDC Business Opportunity Expo
Location: Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville CT
Date: September 30th-October 1st
Time: All Day Event
Description: This is a two day conference and expo. There will be educational sessions designed to improve MBE performance and assist Corporate Members’ effort in Supplier Diversity. MBEs will have the opportunity to meet potential customers that will be in attendance learn about real opportunities for their businesses. MBEs will also meet other successful minority business owners who have established lasting and profitable relationships with GNEMSD Corporate members. One on One meetings between corporate members and MBEs will be a key component of this event. Corporate representatives will meet some of the best minority businesses in New England. In no other venue in this region will you be able to efficiently and effectively screen potential high-quality competitive suppliers whose business is to serve large corporations like yours. Corporate representatives will also be able to participate and learn best practices in supplier diversity from experts in the field and other practitioners. If you are an entrepreneur starting a business, you should attend because you will meet other successful entrepreneurs who have made the successful transition to business ownership. You will learn how to leverage certified minority enterprise status. You will learn about opportunities, access to capital, resources that will help you grow and develop your business and contacts that can make a difference between failure and success.
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Event: NMSDC Conference & Business Opportunity Fair
Location: Orange County Convention Center Orlando, FL
Date: November 2nd - 5th
Time: All Day Event
Description:http://www.nmsdc.org/nmsdc/app/template/contentMgmt%2CContentPage.vm/contentid/2392#.UvOH902A2M8 Registration: visit www.nmsdc.org for details