Ohio Minority Supplier Diversity Council

Opportunities for MBEs


Delivering Better Business Results Through Inclusion & Innovation

The Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council is proud to work with our partners to share valuable information with our community. Below are the most recent news items and opportunities of note for the Ohio supplier diversity community.

February 25 | Chase For Business Black Business Summit Virtual Event for Founders, Innovators & Entrepreneurs featuring Shark Tank’s Daymond John

Join Chase for Business and notable Black founders, innovators and entrepreneurs for an opportunity to engage, connect and advance your business. When you attend this free event, moderated by Shark Tank’s Daymond John, you will: Experience a live conversation with Daymond John and special guest speaker about business success in

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Skanska Construction Management Building Blocks Information and Application

Skanska’s Cincinnati office is happy to announce that we will be hosting their signature subcontractor training program, Construction Management Building Blocks™ this spring. Construction Management Building Blocks (CMBB) is designed to introduce and familiarize minority and women-owned companies with various business management tools necessary for becoming stronger enterprises. The objective

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Paycheck Protection Plan Loan Solutions

Congress and the President have re-authorized the Paycheck Protection Program.  This bill allows eligible businesses to receive a second PPP loan, or their first if one wasn’t taken earlier.  SBA has until January 6th to finalize requirements therefore lenders cannot issue new loans until the rules are set.  You can,

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Florida State MSDC and U.S. Small Business Administration Offer SBA 7j Management and Technical Assistance Program Webinars

Doing Business with: U.S. Department of the TreasuryVendor Outreach SessionFebruary 2, 202110:30am-12:00pm Register Government Contracting: The Information You Want But Have Been Afraid to AskFebruary 17, 202110:30am-12:00pm Register Finding the Right Teaming Partner: Where to Look and What to Look ForFebruary 19, 202110:30am-12:00pm Register

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Upcoming Webcasts For Suppliers From Ernst & Young Focus On New Stimulus Relief Funding & Expectations Of The New Presidential Administration; Feb 1 & 2

1 February, 4:00–5:00 p.m. (ET) — How the new stimulus impacts entrepreneurs and private companies (new)The new Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits and Venues Act, which provides $900b in additional COVID-19 relief funding.  Link to register  https://www.ey.com/en_us/webcasts/2021/02/how-the-new-stimulus-impacts-entrepreneurs-and-private-companies  2 February, 1:00–2:00 p.m. (ET) — Post-inauguration, are you checking the box

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Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio Seeking Proposals from qualified vendors capable of providing weekly landscaping maintenance services at SWACO’s facilities

SWACO is seeking Proposals from qualified vendors capable of providing weekly landscaping maintenance services at SWACO’s facilities. The Project purpose is to award a three- (3)-year Contract to a Successful Proposer to provide landscape and seasonal maintenance services as outlined in the RFP Documents. Sealed Proposals must be received no

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Fifth Third Supplier Diversity event for construction and property management suppliers on January 27th

Fifth Third is pleased to announce its inaugural Diversity Inclusion Support & Connection Opportunities for Vendor Empowerment Roundtable (D.I.S.C.O.V.E.R). The virtual event will launch Wednesday, January 27 from 9-11 am.  The roundtable is designed to bring awareness to upcoming business opportunities for certified construction and property management minority business enterprises

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Columbus State Community College Seeking Qualified Suppliers For Variety of Goods and Services

Columbus State Community College has Request for Qualifications listed on its procurement page for a variety of goods and services, including: Courtyard & Campus Improvements RFQ Capital Planning Consultant RFQ Roof Replacements Elevator Upgrades Nestor Hall Auditorium Renovation Prequalification List of Professional Services RFQ Switchgear Upgrades RFQ Parking Garage Upgrades

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Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio RFP to Provide Communications Support Services

SWACO is seeking Proposals from communication, marketing and public affairs firms capable of providing twelve (12) months of communication consultation and support to SWACO’s in-house communication staff in order to increase communication capacity, develop and implement new strategies, and tackle creative projects aimed at elevating the organizations engagement with various

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