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The mission of the Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council is to link corporations and government agencies with Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) to foster business development and expansion.
A diverse and inclusive environment where economic success is achieved.
The FSMSDC was founded in 1975 by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Miami Progress Foundation for the purpose of fostering the development of minority-owned businesses throughout South Florida. Central to our mission is the principle that networks and relationships among and between minority businesses and corporate and government buyers build businesses.
The Council's main function is to register and certify minority-owned businesses. The process ensures that these businesses are 51% minority-owned and operated in accordance with the guidelines set by the National Minority Supplier Development Council.
The FSMSDC is one of 23 regional councils affiliated with the NMSDC. In order to more effectively carry out its mission, the FSMSDC provides support to corporate members and MBE affiliates from our headquarters in Miami as well as key locations throughout the state of Florida. Our service area includes the entire state of Florida.
Southern Region/Main Office
Chelsea Jones Finley
J. Rafael Reyes
Miami MBDA Business Center
Orlando MBDA Business Center
Recovering From Hurricane Irma
Message From The President
September 12, 2017
To our valued corporate members and MBEs:
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all in the wake of Hurricane Irma. In the coming weeks, the Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council will work towards helping our network recover as quickly as possible from damages experienced from this disaster.
We will be contacting our corporate members and government partners offering to source MBEs that can assist with their needs. Also, we are asking our MBEs who can offer services related to disaster recovery to reach out to us so that we can connect them to opportunities.
Visit www.fsmsdc.org/disasterprep.php to find a list of state and federal resources available for businesses to utilize during recovery activities. Please heed emergency management instructions and stay safe.
The FSMSDC is working tirelessly to resume normal operations to ensure you receive the level of service you have come to expect. I apologize for any inconvenience and delays this disaster has caused for your business. Please feel free to contact us at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or visit our website for regular updates at www.fsmsdc.org.
Please join us in uplifting all those negatively impacted by Hurricane Irma and pray for a speedy recovery from this devastation.
President & CEO