[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text][tagline_box backgroundcolor=”#ffffff” shadow=”yes” shadowopacity=”0.1″ border=”1px” bordercolor=”” highlightposition=”top” link=”http://www.nmsdcconference.com/pricing/” linktarget=”” buttoncolor=”blue” button=”Click here for registration times” title=”On-site Registration Available!” description=”For just one amazing price, personalize your conference experience with
targeted workshops, plenary sessions at the largest expo of its kind.
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The NMSDC Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange is the nation’s premier forum on minority supplier development. For four days, more than 6,000 corporate CEOs, procurement executives and supplier diversity professionals from the top multinational companies, as well as leading Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business owners and international organizations will convene in Chicago, Illinois, to re-energize their collective efforts to Certify > Develop > Connect > and Advocate for solid minority firms in the global corporate supply chain.

This one-of-a-kind event features:

  • Thousands of corporate executives, procurement professionals and Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business owners
  • More than 20 targeted sessions and workshops
  • A one-day Business Opportunity Exchange with more than 700 exhibit booths
  • A black-tie Awards Banquet
  • Endless opportunities to network, network, network!

Read more >[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text][title size=”3″]Location[/title]

McCormick Place is headquarters for the 2016 NMSDC Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange. The Business Opportunity Exchange, meal functions and all program sessions will be held at the
Lakeside Center (East Building).

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