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Thursday, April 28th - 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Friday, April 29th - 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Broward County Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316

 

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About the Annual Business Expo

The FSMSDC's Annual Business Expo is a powerful three-day matchmaking event. Attendees are able to meet with corporate and government exhibitors and attendees seeking certified minority business suppliers with capacity. The event draws business leaders and corporations from around the U.S. The event consists of a trade fair, workshops and a luncheon that provides a forum to network and showcase your company’s products and services. During these energizing and information packed days, you will meet educational institutions and government agencies; develop new contacts and resources; negotiate potential procurement contracts and learn valuable information for professional and business growth.

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    Why Attend?

  • Access to Successful & Nationally Certified MBEs
  • Power-Packed Workshops and Boot Camps
  • Ideas on How to Grow Your Business
  • Attend Events to Meet New Contacts
  • Learn about Industry Trends
  • Get your team motivated and energized
  • FREE Business Coaching from Experts
  • One-on-One Appointments with Buyers

    Highlights

  • Keynote Speaker, Janice Bryant Howroyd
    Founder & CEO, Act-1 Group
  • Business Familiarization (FAM) Tour
  • Investor Pitch Challenge
  • Network with procurement specialists from Fortune 500 companies
  • Florida Dept. of Transportation Boot Camp
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Forum
  • Outrageous Marketing Workshop

    Features

  • Welcome Reception
  • Buyers' and Sellers' Lounge
  • Youth Entrepreneur Workshop
  • One-on-One Appointments with buyers and procurement officers
  • Learn about trends and issues important to minority business development
  • Hundreds of Exhibitors (Corporate and MBE)

Who Attends?

  • Business Owners
  • Presidents and Chief Executive Officers (CEOs)
  • Vice Presidents
  • Chief Financial Officers (CFOs)
  • Chief Operating Officers (COOs)
  • Directors
  • Chairpersons
  • Senior Executives
  • Procurement Officers
  • Government Officials
  • Business Consultants
  • Sales Executive Officers
  • Diversity Managers
  • Educational Institutions
  • PR Firms
  • Payroll Agencies
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Specialists
  • Contractors
  • Suppliers
  • Technology Companies
  • Bankers
  • Distributors
  • Manufacturers
  • Food & Service Providers
  • Printers
  • Staffing Agencies
  • Shipping Companies
  • Editors
  • Accountants
  • Cleaning Companies
  • CRM Development
  • Marketing Agencies
  • Lawyers
  • Travel Agencies
  • Wholesalers
  • And anyone interested in business growth!

2016 Sponsors

WHO WE ARE

The FSMSDC is one of 23 regional councils affiliated with the NMSDC. The mission of the Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council is to link Corporations and Government Agencies with Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) to foster business development and expansion..

CONTACT INFORMATION

Florida State Minority
Supplier Development Council (FSMSDC)

9499 N.E. Second Avenue, Suite 201
Miami, FL 33138
P: (305) 762-6151

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BUSINESS EXPO LOCATION

Broward County Convention Center
Third Floor

1950 Eisenhower Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
P: (954) 765-5900
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