Calendar

Sep
3
Tue
Sound Transit Vendor Support Session
Sep 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sound Transit Vendor Support Session @ Seattle | Washington | United States

Join Sound Transit the 1st Tuesday of every month (excluding holidays) for a vendor drop-in. Vendor Drop In allows businesses the opportunity to meet with Sound Transit’s Materials, Technology and Services Section (aka Goods and Services). Vendors can drop in and meet with a Contracts Specialist to learn about how to do business with Sound Transit, how to respond to solicitations, and other questions about working with Sound Transit.

No RSVP or registration required.

See Flyer for FAQs

Sep
9
Mon
23rd Annual Scholarship Fundraiser & Silent Auction @ Washington National Golf Club
Sep 9 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm


 

REGISTER HERE TO ATTEND!

Silent Auction Donation Form

We are currently accepting Silent Auction donations for our MBE Scholarship Fund. Please click on the link above to submit your donation form. Thank you.

Sponsorship and Advertising Form

This event is a great and fun opportunity to gain exposure for your business. For Sponsorship and Advertising opportunities, click on the link above.

 

 


Schedule of Events

8:00 AM – Registration & Silent Auction

9:00 AM – Breakfast

9:30 AM – The Mega Putt

9:45 AM – Golf Carts Roll Out

10:00 AM – Golf Tournament Begins

2:30 PM – Fundraiser Luncheon & Networking

3:45 PM – Silent Auction Closes

4:00 PM – Awarding, Raffle & Closing

Sep
15
Sun
Minority Business Executive Program (MBEP) UW Foster School of Business @ University of Washington
Sep 15 – Sep 20 all-day
Minority Business Executive Program (MBEP)  UW Foster School of Business @ University of Washington

This program is a one-week intensive executive education course for NMSDC-certified MBEs offered in partnership with the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington.

The course features an interactive curriculum focused on finance and accounting; human resource management; leadership; marketing and brand strategy; relationship marketing and strategic thinking. In today’s business environment, success in these areas will help position minority suppliers for increased procurement opportunities in the domestic and global supply chain.

This annual program is hosted on campus at the University of Washington in Seattle.  Participants return to their businesses with new skills, a renewed personal energy, and a valuable network of fellow minority and women business leaders.

 

Sep
16
Mon
Working with SDOT: Ready to Prime @ Seattle City Hall - Bertha Knight Landes Room
Sep 16 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Working with SDOT: Ready to Prime @ Seattle City Hall - Bertha Knight Landes Room | Seattle | Washington | United States

Are you a subconsultant interested in potentially shifting to a prime role with the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) or an existing prime consultant looking for additional information on key expectations and requirements for contracting with SDOT?

If so, join SDOT for the upcoming Working With SDOT: Ready to Prime event September 16th at the Bertha Knight Landes Room where staff will discuss key similarities/differences between engaging on SDOT work as a subconsultant and a prime consultant as well as the different impacts and implications this may have. For experienced primes, the event will also feature refresher information on key expectations and requirements that may help for successful contracting with the department.

In addition to the program, the event will feature networking time with SDOT leadership and Project Managers, information on WMBE Inclusion, and advance notice of upcoming contracting opportunities.

Registration is free. Click Here to Register 

Sep
26
Thu
9th Annual King County Executive Small Business Awards @ Meydenbauer Convention Center
Sep 26 @ 7:15 am – 9:00 am
9th Annual King County Executive Small Business Awards @ Meydenbauer Convention Center | Bellevue | Washington | United States

Save the Date!

Nominations are being accepted now through: June 30, 2019

Click Here For More Information

To be eligible, your business must meet the following requirements:

·    Be located in King County

·    Be for-profit and have been in operation for at least three years

·    Have 50 or fewer full-time employees

Note: All past winners and 2018 finalists are ineligible for nomination.

To nominate your business, visit the online survey tool to complete and submit your nomination. Deadline is June 30, 2019**You can only take the survey once, but you can edit your responses until you have submitted the survey. Questions marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

Award Categories Include:

·    Small Business of the Year

·    Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year

·    Women-Owned Small Business of the Year

·    Exporting Small Business of the Year

·    Green/Sustainable Small Business of the Year

·    Workforce Development Small Business of the Year

·    Rural Small Business of the Year

If you are nominating a business for more than one category, please complete a separate nomination form for each category.

Oct
1
Tue
Sound Transit Vendor Support Session
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sound Transit Vendor Support Session @ Seattle | Washington | United States

Join Sound Transit the 1st Tuesday of every month (excluding holidays) for a vendor drop-in. Vendor Drop In allows businesses the opportunity to meet with Sound Transit’s Materials, Technology and Services Section (aka Goods and Services). Vendors can drop in and meet with a Contracts Specialist to learn about how to do business with Sound Transit, how to respond to solicitations, and other questions about working with Sound Transit.

No RSVP or registration required.

See Flyer for FAQs

Oct
12
Sat
Empowering and Celebrating LatinX entrepreneurs and leaders of business and non-profits! @ Renton Highlands Library
Oct 12 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Save the Date! More information to follow.

Oct
13
Sun
2019 NMSDC Conference & Business Opportunity Exchange @ Georgia World Congress Center
Oct 13 – Oct 16 all-day
2019 NMSDC Conference & Business Opportunity Exchange @ Georgia World Congress Center | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Minority supplier development forum highlighting a one-day Business Opportunity Exchange with more than 700 exhibit booths for corporations and minority business enterprises to showcase their products, services and solutions in Atlanta, Georgia.

The NMSDC Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange is the nation’s premier forum on minority supplier development. For four days, more than 6,000 corporate CEOs, procurement executives and supplier diversity professionals from the top multinational companies, as well as leading Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business owners and international organizations will convene in Atlanta, Georgia, to re-energize their collective efforts to Certify > Develop > Connect > and Advocate for solid minority firms in the global corporate supply chain.

This one-of-a-kind event features:

  • Thousands of corporate executives, procurement professionals and Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business owners
  • More than 20 targeted sessions and workshops
  • A one-day Business Opportunity Exchange with more than 700 exhibit booths
  • A black-tie Awards Banquet
  • Endless opportunities to network, network, network!

Early Bird Fees Cut-off Date: 8/2/2019

For more information, please CLICK HERE 

Nov
5
Tue
Sound Transit Vendor Support Session
Nov 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sound Transit Vendor Support Session @ Seattle | Washington | United States

Join Sound Transit the 1st Tuesday of every month (excluding holidays) for a vendor drop-in. Vendor Drop In allows businesses the opportunity to meet with Sound Transit’s Materials, Technology and Services Section (aka Goods and Services). Vendors can drop in and meet with a Contracts Specialist to learn about how to do business with Sound Transit, how to respond to solicitations, and other questions about working with Sound Transit.

No RSVP or registration required.

See Flyer for FAQs

Nov
18
Mon
Finance and Accounting for Non-financial Executives – UW Foster School of Business @ Bank of America Executive Center (BAEC) University of Washington Main Campus
Nov 18 @ 8:00 am – Nov 20 @ 3:00 pm
Finance and Accounting for Non-financial Executives - UW Foster School of Business @ Bank of America Executive Center (BAEC) University of Washington Main Campus | Seattle | Washington | United States

This three-day seminar will provide you with a better understanding of the numbers side of business through essential accounting and finance concepts.  Learn to interpret and analyze financial data, communicate financial information, and evaluate your company’s performance.  Upon completion of this seminar, you will be able to apply what you have learned at work and make more effective decisions based on your organization’s financial information.

 

Dec
3
Tue
Sound Transit Vendor Support Session
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sound Transit Vendor Support Session @ Seattle | Washington | United States

Join Sound Transit the 1st Tuesday of every month (excluding holidays) for a vendor drop-in. Vendor Drop In allows businesses the opportunity to meet with Sound Transit’s Materials, Technology and Services Section (aka Goods and Services). Vendors can drop in and meet with a Contracts Specialist to learn about how to do business with Sound Transit, how to respond to solicitations, and other questions about working with Sound Transit.

No RSVP or registration required.

See Flyer for FAQs