Florida State MSDC 33rd Annual Business Expo

April 5-6, 2018
Broward County Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Boulevard, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

This year's Annual Business Expo is a powerful two-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. #FSMSDCBusinessExpo

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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


  • Luncheon with Keynote Speaker
  • Welcome Reception
  • Buyers' and Sellers' Lounge
  • Business Pitch Competition
  • Network with Procurement Specialists from Fortune 500 Companies
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Forum
  • Outrageous Marketing Workshop


  • 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, Government and MBE)

Top 10 Reasons to Attend

  1. Learn about over $20 billion in business opportunities statewide
  2. Meet 1-on-1 with corporate buying decision-makers
  3. Showcase your products and services to an audience of prospective buyers
  4. Gain insight, best practices and ideas from leading business experts and industry leaders
  5. Meet potential business and strategic alliance partners
  6. Connect with successful minority business owners
  7. Participate in a unique, once-a-year opportunity to network, reconnect with colleagues and meet new contacts
  8. Take part in two days of networking
  9. Get inspired and learn about the latest industry trends
  10. Learn best practices from peers that have gained great success within the network

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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!

2017 Sponsors


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..


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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Broward County Convention Center
Third Floor

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