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2022 Annual Business Conference (6/17/2022) Posted in: Council News, Spotlight, Uncategorized - NORTHWEST MOUNTAIN MSDC HIGHLIGHTS A DAY OF BUSINESS ENGAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT We kicked off a day of business engagement, where we got to enjoy a fireside chat presented by Tim Wang and moderated by Joel Gillespie, One-on-One Business Engagement Sessions with Corporate/Public Agencies and Learning and Development Sessions lead by Venus Rekow, Rocky Fong, Sheila… ...
2022 Leadership & Advocacy Awards (4/20/2022) Posted in: Council News, Opportunities & Networking, Uncategorized - NORTHWEST MOUNTAIN MSDC RECOGNIZES EXCELLENCE IN PERFORMANCE FOR 2021 The Northwest Mountain MSDC recognizes excellence in performance annually. On April 14th, we celebrated outstanding corporate and individual supplier diversity leadership and advocacy achievements in 2021, a year in which individuals and corporations exemplified Resurging Partnerships. Congratulations to all our Award Winners! Advocacy Awards: Presented to… ...
Port of Seattle Seeking Proposals for Catering Services for the Sea-Tac Airport Conference Center (4/6/2022) Posted in: Council News, Job Opportunities, Opportunities & Networking, Uncategorized - The Port of Seattle is seeking to engage a  Contractor who will have the exclusive rights to provide food and beverage services to The Conference Center at SeaTac Airport. The majority of catering services ordered will consist of coffee service, breakfast buffets, AM & PM breaks, and lunch buffets for business meetings. However, the Conference… ...
2020 NWMMSDC Economic Report (3/11/2022) Posted in: Opportunities & Networking, Uncategorized - The NWMMSDC has released it's 2020 Economic Impact Report! This report showcases in-depth statistics highlighting the growth, contribution and overall economical impact as it relates to MBE's in the region. These unique statistics display how our MBE's and Corporate Members add value to communities and increase economic opportunities for minority businesses.   Click here to… ...
Council Hosts 2021 Year End Meeting (12/21/2021) Posted in: Council News, Spotlight - On Thursday, December 9th, the Northwest Mountain MSDC hosted its annual Year End Meeting for Members, MBEs and partners. The event was hosted in hybrid form, with attendees in person at the DoubleTree Suites in Tukwila and others joining from around the region online. We are grateful for the opportunity to safely meet in person… ...
Celebrating Native American & Alaska Native Heritage Month (11/8/2021) Posted in: Council News, Spotlight - The Northwest Mountain MSDC proudly celebrates Native American & Alaska Native Heritage Month in November. We honor the cultures, achievements, and contributions of Native Americans & Alaska Natives throughout history, and recognize the individuals who continue to impact their communities and inspire others. We are pleased to highlight the more than 90 Native owned certified… ...
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month (9/28/2021) Posted in: Council News, Spotlight - The Northwest Mountain MSDC proudly celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month. We honor the achievements, sacrifices, and contributions of Hispanic Americans throughout history, and recognize the individuals who continue to impact their communities and inspire others. We are pleased to highlight the more than 70 Hispanic American owned certified MBEs who are making great contributions to the… ...
25th Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Wrap Up (9/16/2021) Posted in: Council News, Scholarships, Spotlight - On September 2nd, 2021 the Council celebrated a quarter century supporting continuing education for MBEs at the Annual Scholarship Fundraiser & Silent Auction. This also marked the first live event held since December 2019! The event raised $13,246 for the scholarship fund!  Congratulations to all our tournament, auction and raffle winners including: 1st Place: Team… ...
How to Know if it’s Time to Throw Away Your Business Plan and Start From Scratch (9/13/2021) Posted in: Development, Uncategorized - Ricardo Ibarra of Trio Group discusses how to evaluate if your strategic business plan is working for you. Summary “A well-written business plan is a strategic exercise in understanding the people your business seeks to serve. And the work you do to gain more insight and knowledge about your ideal client will serve as beacon… ...
3 Ways Your Business Plan Can Help You Make More Money (Without Going Crazy) (9/1/2021) Posted in: Development, Opportunities & Networking - Ricardo Ibarra of Trio Group discusses how a well-crafted business plan can take your small business to new heights. Summary · “Without an effective business plan, your business is like a ship leaving the harbor without a map. It’s easy to get thrown off course by the currents of busy work or distracted by islands… ...