Minority Business Enterprises

Corporate/Public Agency Members

Upcoming Council Events

May
20
Thu
2021 Annual Business Conference @ Online
May 20 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
2021 Annual Business Conference @ Online

Register!

Join us for our 3 Part Series of our online Business Conference. There will be networking, breakout sessions, one-on-one engagement sessions and more! Stay tuned for more information…

Part 2: May 20, 2021

Agenda (PST)

8:30 am : Open Networking

9:00 am: Welcome & Morning Review | Fernando Martinez

9:10 am – 12:00 pm: Engagement Sessions | Corporate & Public Agency Members & MBEs

*Individual Engagement Session Schedule to Follow*

12:00 pm – 12:10 pm: Zoom Auditorium Closing Remarks | Fernando Martinez

Join us back for :

Part 3: June 17, 2020

May
26
Wed
Financial Management Course @ Online
May 26 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Designed for entrepreneurs and managers of MBE certified firms, this finance and accounting workshop will improve a firm’s ability to make executive decisions by better understanding their financial position. This event is presented in partnership with the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business and is an exclusive event. Certified MBEs may register below and the NWMMSDC will confirm your registration.

This course will be led by Christina Nichols of the UW Foster School of Business. Christina holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration and a Masters of Science in Marketing from Texas A&M University and is a certified CPA. She has been teaching at UW since 2016, where she specializes in financial accounting.

KEY BENEFITS

• Understand financial position and health of an organization

• Create financial projections to make involvement and growth decisions

• Assess individual projects to improve management skills and make quicker decisions

SCHEDULE

Morning Session – Financial Accounting (8AM TO 11AM): Understand an organization’s financial statements for a specific period. Learn ratio analysis, trends, and cost projections to make business decisions.

Mid-Day Break 11AM TO 1PM

Afternoon Session – Managerial Accounting (1PM TO 4PM): Creating budgets, evaluate variances, allocate costs across segments, and analyze changes to costs and profits.

Bi-Weekly City of Seattle Opportunity Search Session @ Online
May 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council and the City of Seattle would like to extend an invitation to our City of Seattle Opportunity Search Session. This event is designed for small businesses and is free of charge.

Here we will discuss:

  • The various types of contracts you may encounter as a small business,
  • How to find city solicitations
  • How to find contracts that fit the service or commodity your company provides
  • How to accurately assess what the city will pay for the type services or commodity your company provides

This event is offered bi-weekly on Wednesdays. With questions contact Zavere Weeks at zweeks@nwmmsdc.org

Jun
9
Wed
Bi-Weekly City of Seattle Opportunity Search Session @ Online
Jun 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Northwest Mountain Minority Supplier Development Council and the City of Seattle would like to extend an invitation to our City of Seattle Opportunity Search Session. This event is designed for small businesses and is free of charge.

Here we will discuss:

  • The various types of contracts you may encounter as a small business,
  • How to find city solicitations
  • How to find contracts that fit the service or commodity your company provides
  • How to accurately assess what the city will pay for the type services or commodity your company provides

This event is offered bi-weekly on Wednesdays. With questions contact Zavere Weeks at zweeks@nwmmsdc.org

Jun
17
Thu
2021 Annual Business Conference @ Online
Jun 17 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
2021 Annual Business Conference @ Online

Register!

Join us for our 3 Part Series of our online Business Conference. There will be networking, breakout sessions, one-on-one engagement sessions and more! Stay tuned for more information…

Part 2: May 20, 2021

Agenda (PST)

8:30 am : Open Networking

9:00 am: Welcome & Morning Review | Fernando Martinez

9:10 am – 12:00 pm: Engagement Sessions | Corporate & Public Agency Members & MBEs

*Individual Engagement Session Schedule to Follow*

12:00 pm – 12:10 pm: Zoom Auditorium Closing Remarks | Fernando Martinez

Join us back for :

Part 3: June 17, 2020

Annual Sponsors

Annual Sponsors drive supplier diversity advocacy in our region. Sponsorship contributions support MBE development, training, and subsidized participation in Council activities. Through partnership and collaboration with the Northwest Mountain MSDC, corporate/public agency members and certified MBEs, Annual Sponsors impact minority businesses and communities.

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