Date: September 12, 2019
Telephone: 703-888-9421

National Minority Supplier Development Council Announces 2020 Policy and Issues Forum

Today, the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) announced that it would host its first policy and issues forum. With over 12,000 certified minority-owned businesses representing millions of consumers, NMSDC is the largest and most successful non-profit advocating for minority entrepreneurs in this country. The forum will be held on October 16, in Atlanta, Ga. the final day of NMSDC’s annual National Conference and Business Exchange. The conference draws over 6,000 minority-business owners and corporate partners from around the nation.

Adrienne C Trimble“Economic inclusion is one of the most urgent issues we face to ensure opportunity and prosperity for all Americans,” said Adrienne Trimble, President of NMSDC. “Our numbers prove our success in this area. In 2018, we executed $400 billion in revenue for minority-owned businesses. Some $1.6 million US jobs were created, resulting in $96 billion in wages earned. It is important that the men and women vying for the most important office in the nation share their plans on economic inclusion with our constituency.”



Who: National Minority Supplier Development Council

NMSDC President: Adrienne C. Trimble

What: 2020 Policy and Issues Forum

Where: Atlanta, GA Georgia World Congress Center

When: October 16, 2019  9:00am – 11:30am

Why: Economic inclusion for all Americans is one of the most critical issues of our time.

Media Avail: To speak with NMSDC President Adrienne Trimble, contact Dee Dee Bass Wilbon at 703.888.9421 or email


About NMSDC – NMSDC advances business opportunities for certified minority business enterprises and connects them to corporate members. To meet the growing need for supplier diversity, NMSDC matches its more than 12,000 certified minority-owned businesses to our network of more than 1,750 corporate members who wish to purchase their products, services and solutions. NMSDC, a unique and specialized player in the field of minority business enterprise, is proud of its unwavering commitment to advance Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American suppliers in a globalized corporate supply chain.