Who We Are
Our purpose is to Certify, Develop, and Connect. We grow and foster relationships between minority business enterprises, corporations, and government entities. We grow value-driven partnerships between our certified MBEs and Corporate Members.
The Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council (OMSDC) is an affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). The Council is a non-profit organization funded privately through corporate membership dues and contributions, as well as generated revenue from special events. OMSDC is governed by an elected Board of Trustees. The Board is comprised of Corporate Members and MBEs, and operates with its own Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Treasurer, Secretary, and various committees.
Our focus is to assist the development and maintenance of effective corporate supplier diversity programs. Our most important function is to connect corporate purchasing and procurement departments with minority business enterprises. Results driven and strategic in our efforts, we bring unparalleled value to our membership base.
"When you join the Ohio Minority Supplier
Development Council, you join a world class organization,
and the ranks of the most premier MBEs and corporations of our region."
Our massive scope and influence adds to the value that we bring to MBEs and our corporate members. Our impressive membership consists of over 800 quality Minority Business Enterprises and over 200 corporations and government entities; including several Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies and multinational corporations.
The Ohio MSDC is one of 23 affiliates of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), a nonprofit corporate membership organization that advances business opportunities for its certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises and connects them to its corporate members. One of the country’s leading corporate membership organizations, NMSDC was chartered in 1972 to provide increased procurement and business opportunities for minority businesses of all sizes.