Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council

Technology Trends To Help Your Small Business Stay The Course – A Webcast on April 16 at 2:00 PM EST

71 percent of small- to medium-sized businesses are addressing the forecasted slow growth by making long-term plans, taking into account anticipated technological, demographic and economic changes over the next 5-10 years*.

A secure, sustainable approach to technology and innovation will help business owners combat future challenges, including talent retention, cybersecurity and an uncertain economy.

In this webcast hosted by The Business Journals, you will learn:

  • Today’s technology trends for small businesses
  • How to collaborate and communicate securely 
  • Insights on harnessing technology to maintain productivity and innovation

Follow the link below to register:


NMSDC’s Live Town Hall: How Can MBEs Survive the Impact of COVID-19? Watch the Broadcast Now at NMSDC.org

NMSDC’s Live Town Hall: How Can MBEs Survive the Impact of COVID-19?

As this health emergency continues to unfold, NMSDC is fortifying its advocacy and its commitment to meeting the needs and concerns of MBEs. Our transformed mission is even more vitally important than ever – today, tomorrow, and beyond. This Town Hall is a component in that mission. We need to hear your questions, your concerns, and your ideas. With your feedback, we can work more. effectively as a network.

Moderating the Town Hall is Monika Mantilla – President/CEO of Altura Capital and Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Small Business Community Capital (SBCC). Monika is uniquely valuable in leading this discussion – a MWBE who is a leading national figure in societal transformation through entrepreneurial success by providing capital and expanding opportunity to promising entrepreneurs.

Watch the broadcast now at https://www.facebook.com/100003259330325/videos/2737270433058241/

Learn How to Communicate with Customers and Employees During COVID-19 Crisis: A Webinar for MBEs on Friday, March 20th

It is important to have a crisis communications strategy in place in the event of a crisis. Many of our MBEs and even some corporate stakeholders do not have a strategy in place.

If you are interested in learning how to communicate with stakeholders in a crisis, Mid-States MSDC President/CEO, Carolyn Mosby and Herd Strategies CEO, Denise Herd, will conduct a FREE online Crisis Communications workshop this week, Friday, March 20, 2020 at 11 a.m. EST to ensure you have the tools and strategies in place to communicate effectively during the COVID-19 crisis.


About The Presenters

Carolyn Mosby – Prior to becoming President/CEO of Mid-States, Carolyn spent 20 years as a public relations, marketing, communications and crisis communications professional for corporations, organizations, politicians and celebrities. She also developed strategic crisis communications strategies and served as a company spokesperson for numerous crises.
Denise Herd – The visionary leader of Herd Strategies, Denise has successfully created an integrated marketing and communications company with a proven track record in branding, marketing, public relations, creative design and communications training.

Social Distancing with Social Media: A Webinar Presented by Inphlu’s Joshua Reid March 19th

The sooner you can get up and running, the better off you and your business will be. Understanding the power of using Social Media is so important. Your new best friends during this time are your “phone” and your “computer”.

To educate you on what tools can benefit you and your business, Joshua Reid of Inphlu has scheduled this educational webinar to walk you through each tool, with step-by-step tutorials.

Date & Time: Mar 19, 2020 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Topics Covered Include:

  1. How to Create Ads (Live Demonstration with Facebook)
  2. Install Your Facebook Pixel (Live Walk-Through on Facebook)
  3. How to set-up a Live Webinar/Conference (Live Walk-Through with Zoom)

Click here to register.

Webinar – Advancing Your Social Media with Inphlu

Learn how to automate your social media with Inphlu, an automated social media marketing tool for small businesses and non profits. Each month receive industry-specific content, strategies, analytic reports, and 3x or 5x posts per week, all for an affordable month-to-month subscription.