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Ohio Minority Supplier Diversity Council

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Recruiting For Next Cohort at Tri-C – Applications Due Oct. 20

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses (10KSB) is a $500 million investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing them with greater access to education, financial capital, and business support services.

The program is available across the United States through a network of more than 100 academic and community partners.

There are 700 alumni of 10KSB in Northeast Ohio. This is a strong network of small business owners just like you.  Goldman Sachs 10KSB at Cuyahoga Community College is looking for companies that have:

  • Been in existence for 2 or more years
  • At least $75,000 in revenue
  • Two or more full-time employees, or the equivalent, including the owner

 Details and the online application are at www.tri-c.edu/10ksb. Applications are due October 20.  

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Recruiting For Next Cohort at Cincinnati State – Applications Due Oct. 23

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses (10KSB) is a $500 million investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing them with greater access to education, financial capital, and business support services.

The program is available across the United States through a network of more than 100 academic and community partners.

Cincinnati State was chosen to deliver 10KSB in Southwestern Ohio and is currently accepting applicants to fill Cohort Two of their program. Those accepted into the program will be offered a FULL SCHOLARSHIP to participate. Goldman Sachs 10KSB Cincinnati State is seeking businesses that:

  • Have been in operation for at least a year
  • Have 2-3 employees, and
  • Have at least $75,000 in revenue

The second cohort is scheduled to begin Thursday, February 4, 2021, and the application period ends Oct. 23. The 10KSB@Cincinnati State curriculum focuses on developing skills that can apply immediately to address the issues most critical to growing businesses.

Visit: https://www.cincinnatistate.edu/10ksb for more details (space is limited).

Build Buzz Forum To Help Black-Owned Businesses Connect To Local Media

Join Columbus CEO and Belle Communication on Oct. 20 for an engaging conversation with practical application that will help Black-owned businesses connect with local media outlets to tell your story. This complementary forum is being offered as a resource for small business owners.


This expert panel will cover topics such as what journalists look for in a story, how to build relationships and work with media, common misconceptions and tips for crafting a thoughtful, creative pitch.


Click Here To Learn More & Register

Dominion Energy Convergence 2020 Being Held October 21st

Dominion Energy is hosting Convergence 2020 on October 21, 2020. This virtual supplier diversity event will bring together and unite industry stakeholders to develop business and partnership opportunities for diverse suppliers.  During this event, the suppliers will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn how to do business with Dominion Energy
  • Learn how to pitch their business in a virtual environment
  • Meet the Dominion Energy team and hear about the products and services being procured
  • Network with Dominion prime suppliers, other diverse suppliers, and Dominion Energy’s supply chain, business, and supplier diversity teams.

Click Here To Learn More & Register

2020 CVS Health Supplier Diversity in Merchandising Program

CVS Health is kicking off their 2020 Supplier Diversity in Merchandising Program. This program aims to provide equitable yet mutually beneficial merchandising opportunities for diverse owned businesses to compete for valuable and limited space on CVS Health store shelves!

Please submit a 90-second Video Pitch showcasing your product and why you feel it would be a great fit within our CVS Health Retail Stores.

Details

Categories Needed:

  • Feminine Care
  • Women’s Wellness
  • Sexual Health
  • Baby Care
  • Skin Care
  • Active Nutrition
  • Hair Care
  • First Aid
  • Health Foods