The Northwest Mountain MSDC Council sponsors approximately 15 events each year. Every MSDC event and Council activity provides a chance to connect, in addition to other business engagement opportunities. Look for tickets to certain events included in our MBE and Corporate/Public Agency sponsorship packages.

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NWMMSDC & OMWBE Present: MBE Certification Workshop @ NWMMSDC Office, Conference Room
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
NWMMSDC & OMWBE Present: MBE Certification Workshop @ NWMMSDC Office, Conference Room

Are you interested in obtaining the state and/or private/public sector Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certifications? Join the Northwest Mountain MSDC and the WA state Office of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises in a collaborative MBE certification workshop.


  • Presentation by NWMMSDC
  • Presentation by OMWBE
  • Question and Answer
  • Open Workshop (bring your applications and come ready with questions)

Register Here

‘Strategic Communication’ Live Sales Training Session @ Northwest Mountain MSDC Office
Feb 27 @ 8:30 am – Feb 28 @ 5:00 pm
'Strategic Communication' Live Sales Training Session @ Northwest Mountain MSDC Office

In today’s environment of constant media, marketing, and sales pitches it is increasingly difficult to separate you, your products, and your company from the competition.  Traditional sales methodologies are seeing diminishing returns.  In an effort to stand out and cut through the noise we’ve created ‘Strategic Communication’. A sales approach designed to build credibility, value, and differentiate you from the other guys. What’s so different?  Join us to find out.

This event highlights two days of sales training and development and is available for MBE certified firms.

Date: Thursday, February 27 – Friday, February 28, 2020

Time: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Register to Attend

Learn more about Shawn Channell, our ‘Strategic Communication’ coach


  • Section 1: Strategic Communication Sales Methodology Introduction
  • Section 2: Creating a Strategic Conversation Workshop
  • Section 3: Becoming Their Partner
  • Section 4: Bringing it all together
2020 Awards Luncheon & Silent Auction @ DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel
Mar 25 all-day
2020 Awards Luncheon & Silent Auction @ DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel

Seeking Nominations!

The Northwest Mountain MSDC requests your nominations for the 2020 Annual Awards. Your nominations are essential to the awards program and demonstrate valuable engagement within our network.

The Northwest Mountain MSDC 2020 Annual Awards is where you recognize the member corporations, public agencies, MBEs, and advocates that have distinguished themselves as high-quality Supplier Diversity Leaders and Advocates impacting the Northwest Mountain region.
The reference year, which will be reflected on the award, is 2019. We request your nominations in the following categories:
2019 Advocacy Awards (MBEs and Corporate/Public Agency Members can both nominate in this category)
  • Robert L. Ryan Award
  • John A. Gilmore Award
  • Phyllis Gutierrez Kenney Award

2019 Leadership Awards

  • Supplier of the Year Class I – IV (Nominated by Corporate and Public Agency Members)
  • Public Agency of the Year  (Nominated by MBEs)
  • Regional Corporation of the Year (Nominated by MBEs)
  • National Corporation of the Year (Nominated by MBEs)
Please email the Council if you are looking to submit your nominations.
Nomination Deadline: February 5, 2020
Your nominations are important:
  • Your nominations are time sensitive.  Your prompt submissions help expedite the nomination process and complete the review process by the Awards Committee.
  • Leadership Award winners nominated by you automatically advance to NMSDC Leadership Award nominations.
Thank you for taking time to support the Northwest Mountain MSDC Awards Program.
2020 Annual Business Conference @ DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel
Jun 3 all-day
24th Annual Scholarship Fundraiser & Silent Auction @ The Golf Club At Newcastle
Sep 3 all-day