Ohio Minority Supplier Diversity Council


Information & Updates for Ohio’s Minority Business Community

As the COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus) continues to spread, so will its effect upon community health and the economy. OMSDC is working with our partners to share valuable information for Ohio’s minority business community.

COVID-19 @ the Workplace: The Asia Experience – Part III Webinar Wednesday, April 29

Join the Employment Law Alliance as experts from China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan provide legal updates on workplace challenges resulting from the pandemic.  Topics to be discussed include but are not limited to: In-Office Versus Work From Home Unique Challenges Dealing with Reduced Budget Governmental Assistance/Relief Considerations Moving Forward Wednesday, April 29, 202010:00 a.m. Hong

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Innovating Through Crisis: Strategies for Small Businesses to Survive and Thrive – A Webinar Hosted By ICIC and Fortune, Moderated By Lynda Applegate of Harvard Business School

Join ICIC and Fortune to hear directly from five businesses about  Innovating Through Crisis: Strategies for Small Businesses to Survive and Thrive Thursday, May 7, from 3:00 to 4:30pm ET! Lynda Applegate of Harvard Business School will moderate the discussion. Joining her are five prior winners of the Inner City 100 (IC100), an

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Members of the Ohio House hosting a Small Business Roundtable Thursday, April 23 at 3:30pm regarding COVID-19

Members of the Ohio House are hosting a Small Business Roundtable on Thursday, April 23 at 3:30pm to hear from small business owners whose businesses have been affected by COVID-19. The Roundtable  has an emphasis on women & minority businesses. https://www.facebook.com/events/179045859828810/ Below is the invite for the listening session to tune in on Facebook.

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Learn More About GovConectx, Working To Ensure Government Decision Makers Are Aware Businesses That Provide Latest Developments In Technology & Services

GovConectx has a mission to ensure government decision makers are aware of the latest developments in technology and services, as well as the businesses that provide them. In supporting this, GovConectx hosts and promotes a series of conferences, expositions and seminars. By bringing small business GovCons together with: U.S., county

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Michigan MSDC COVID-19 Supplier Matchmaker – Buyers across the nation are in need of supplies to handle the COVID-19 Crisis

The Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council has been designed a business opportunity matchmaking portal to immediately assist corporations, government agencies, small businesses and entrepreneurs in order to accelerate the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic.   Their site allows those interested in buying products OR services to input their needs and

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The Spanx by Sara Blakely Foundation Establish The Red Backpack Fund To Alleviate Recovery For Female Entrepreneurs Impacted By COVID-19 Pandemic

Since its inception, Spanx and The Spanx by Sara Blakely Foundation have been dedicated to elevating and supporting women through entrepreneurship. Knowing the ripple effect that empowering women can have to strengthen neighborhoods, cities and countries, The Spanx by Sara Blakely Foundation donated $5 million to support female entrepreneurs in

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MBDA Business Center: Enterprising Women of Color Grant Competition – Register for Pre-Application Conference April 14, 2020

GRANTS & OPPORTUNITES MBDA Business Center: Enterprising Women of Color The Enterprising Women of Color program is a part of MBDA’s focus to promote the growth and global competitiveness of minority business enterprises. The agency program will promote women of color entrepreneurs as engines of economic growth in their communities.

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U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Webinars

As part of HPP Capital Services, the HPP Business Recovery Program is here to assist in your the Disaster Business Loan Application. About this Event Up to $2 million in funds may be available for your business to provide the safety net needed to continue in business after the coronavirus

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Ohio Department of Transportation Hosting Free Business Development Webinars in April – Specific Focus on Firms Currently Working or Actively Pursuing Highway/Road Construction Contracts

The Ohio Department of Transportation is Hosting Free Business Development Webinars in April. There is a specific focus on firms currently working or actively pursuing highway/road construction contracts. Click the image below to learn more or visit http://www.dot.state.oh.us/Divisions/ODI/Outreach/Documents/ODI%20DBE%20Business%20Dev%20Ad%20ODOT_AMM%20Updates%20with%20Hyperlinks.pdf?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

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