Staff Management | SMX, the industry’s leading provider of comprehensive staffing solutions, is proud to be a corporate member and exhibitor at the 2011 National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) Conference and Business Opportunity Fair held in Atlanta, GA October 30 — November 2, 2011. The theme of the conference is Minority Businesses and Corporate America: Raising the Bar through Sustainable Strategies
This year’s NMSDC Conference includes 20 new informative workshops, an enhanced Leadership Development Series with separate tracks for corporate supplier diversity professionals, NMSDC Regional Council Presidents and minority business owners, and an opportunity to take the Institute for Supply Management’s CPSD Exam to gain a credential as a certified professional in supplier development. Additionally, the conference will deliver the most up-to-date information on minority business development. Speakers at the sessions and workshops will share information on successful approaches and strategies for global competition.
“Our minority supplier development program is extremely important to Staff Management | SMX,” says Pat Lach, Vice President of Operations, Staff Management | SMX. “Both our company and our clients hold the highest standards of minority supplier development. The NMSDC conference allows us to gain additional knowledge in this area and helps us improve our sustainable minority supplier initiatives.”
In addition to the conference sessions and workshops, The 2011 NMSDC Business Opportunity Fair will be held Monday, October 31 at the Georgia World Congress Center. This national trade show for corporations and minority business enterprises is designed to help attendees expand your professional and business contacts.
A leader in minority business development for 39 years, NMSDC has made great strides in providing increased procurement and business opportunities for minority businesses of all sizes. Thanks to the dynamic commitment of their 3,500 members, many more corporations are joining NMSDC and their programs are expanding.
About National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)
Providing a direct link between corporate America and minority-owned businesses is the primary objective of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, one of the country’s leading business membership organizations. It was chartered in 1972 to provide increased procurement and business opportunities for minority businesses of all sizes.
The NMSDC Network includes a National Office in New York and 37 regional councils across the country. There are 3,500 corporate members throughout the network, including most of America’s largest publicly-owned, privately-owned and foreign-owned companies, as well as universities, hospitals and other buying institutions. The regional councils certify and match more than 15,000 minority owned businesses (Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American) with member corporations which want to purchase goods and services.
For more information about NMSDC, call (212) 944-2430 or visit the Web site at www.nmsdc.org.
About Staff Management | SMX
Founded in 1988, Staff Management | SMX is the pioneer of high-volume Vendor on Premise (VOP) staffing solutions and is ranked the #1 Managed Service Provider (MSP) worldwide by staffing buyers on HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen for MSP providers. Staff Management solutions provide best talent, drive compliance, yield tangible savings and build sustainable value. A Staffing Industry Analysts’ Top Ranked Staffing Provider, Staff Management is ranked one of America’s Top Job Creators on Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000. In 2006, Staff Management earned charter membership in the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement IMAGE Program and in 2011 achieved Workers’ Compensation Risk Certification.
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