Events

WBDC Connect & Celebrate: Minneapolis

Please join us for an afternoon of procurement opportunities, networking, and celebration of the achievements of our Minneapolis clients and partners and the 15th anniversary of the WBDC’s Minneapolis office! AGENDA 2:30pm – 4:00pm Business Matchmaker 4:00pm – 5:00pm Supplier Diversity Panel Discussion 5:00pm – 7:00pm Awards/15th Anniversary Celebration PARKING Parking is available in the University Avenue Parking Ramp, adjacent to the building … Continued

Is Certification Right For You? Lunch & Learn Workshop

Have you been looking for that special something to help you “get in the door” of large corporations? If you are a woman-owned and operated business, that something could be the Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification. Although not a guarantee of business, the WBE Certification has been proven to provide a competitive edge in obtaining … Continued

Joint Procurement Meeting hosted by Xcel Energy

The Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) and North Central Minority Supplier Development Council (NCMSDC) invite you to the Joint Procurement Meeting hosted by Xcel Energy. These meetings provide with an opportunity to meet and interact with the local and regional diverse small business community and large corporations, as well as government and not-for-profit institutions and … Continued

Joint Procurement Meeting Hosted by University of Minnesota

Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) and North Central Minority Supplier Development Council (NCMSDC) invite you to the Joint Procurement Meeting hosted by University of Minnesota. These sessions provide you with an opportunity to meet and interact with your local women’s and minority business community and large corporations, as well as government and not-for-profit institutions and … Continued

Is Certification Right For You? Lunch & Learn Workshop

Have you been looking for that special something to help you “get in the door” of large corporations? If you are a woman-owned and operated business, that something could be the Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification. Although not a guarantee of business, the WBE Certification has been proven to provide a competitive edge in obtaining … Continued

2017 Holiday Celebration and Procurement Meeting Hosted by General Mills

Women’s Business Development Center – Minnesota (WBDC-MN) and North Central Minority Supplier Development Council (NCMSDC) invite you to the JOINT WBDC-MN/NCMSDC 2017 Holiday Celebration and Procurement Meeting hosted by General Mills. These sessions provide you with an opportunity to meet and interact with your local women’s and minority business community and large corporations, as well … Continued

I’m Certified, Now What?

Let us do the leg work for your WBENC Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) certification action plan! Register to attend the “I’m Certified, Now What?” workshop to save hours of research and preparation. This workshop will help you: • Identify WBDC’s Minnesota corporate partners, their supplier diversity contacts, and locate their supplier portals • Streamline the … Continued

Corporate Partner Panel

The Corporate Partner Panel is a unique opportunity for women-owned businesses and WBENC-certified Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) to learn firsthand about securing business with such corporations as Cargill, Ecolab, Knutson Construction, and Target Corporation. Learn about their supplier diversity programs and how they do business with women-owned firms and diverse businesses. Leading local resource organizations … Continued

Is Certification Right For You? Lunch & Learn

Have you been looking for that special something to help you “get in the door” of large corporations? If you are a woman-owned and operated business, that something could be the Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification. Although not a guarantee of business, the WBE Certification has been proven to provide a competitive edge in obtaining … Continued