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Booth Registrants will receive a discount of $100 until February 12, 2016.

The Business Expo includes hundreds of One-on-One Appointments with buyers. Register to make new contacts and reestablish old relationships.
The Business Expo provides face-to-face interaction between buyers and sellers. The trade fair is the ideal place to generate qualified leads and meet certified MBEs with capacity.

Each booth includes two tickets to all Business Expo activities.
Sponsor to create, develop and enhance credibility while building brand awareness and recognition.

Sponsorships over $1,500 receive a booth(s) and tickets to all Business Expo activities.

About the Annual Business Expo

The FSMSDC's Annual Business Expo is a powerful three-day matchmaking event. Attendees are able to meet with corporate and government exhibitors and attendees looking for certified minority business suppliers with capacity. The event draws business leaders and corporations from across the state and around the country. The event consists of a trade fair, workshops and a luncheon that provides a forum to network and showcase your company’s products and services. During these energizing and information packed days, you will network with procurement specialists from Fortune 500 companies, educational institutions and government agencies; develop new contacts and resources; negotiate potential procurement contracts and learn about trends and issues important to minority business development.

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Who Attends?

  • Business Owners
  • Presidents and Chief Executive Officers (CEOs)
  • Vice Presidents
  • Chief Financial Officers (CFOs)
  • Chief Operating Officers (COOs)
  • Directors
  • Chairpersons
  • Senior Executives
  • Procurement Officers
  • Government Officials
  • Business Consultants
  • Sales Executive Officers
  • Diversity Managers
  • Educational Institutions
  • PR Firms
  • Payroll Agencies
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Specialists
  • Contractors
  • Suppliers
  • Technology Companies
  • Bankers
  • Distributors
  • Manufacturers
  • Food & Service Providers
  • Printers
  • Staffing Agencies
  • Shipping Companies
  • Editors
  • Accountants
  • Cleaning Companies
  • CRM Development
  • Marketing Agencies
  • Lawyers
  • Travel Agencies
  • Wholesalers
  • And anyone interested in business growth!

    Why Attend?

  • Access to Successful & Nationally Certified MBEs
  • Power-Packed Workshops and Boot Camps
  • Ideas on How to Grow Your Business
  • Attend Events to Meet New Contacts
  • Learn about Industry Trends
  • Get your team motivated and energized
  • FREE Business Coaching from Experts
  • One-on-One Appointments with Buyers


  • Business Familiarization (FAM) Tour
  • Welcome Reception
  • Investor Pitch Challenge
  • Technology Demonstrations
  • Florida Dept. of Transportation Boot Camp
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Forum
  • Outrageous Marketing Workshop
  • Buyers' and Sellers' Lounge

    2015 Highlights

  • Keynote Speaker, Miguel "Mike" Fernandez
    President, MBF Healthcare Partners
  • Youth Entrepreneur Workshop
  • 65 Speakers and Moderators
  • More than 100 One-on-One Appointments
  • 47 Sponsors and Partners
  • More than 100 Exhibitors (Corporate and MBE)

2015 Sponsors


The FSMSDC is one of 23 regional councils affiliated with the NMSDC. 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..


Florida State Minority
Supplier Development Council (FSMSDC)

9499 N.E. Second Avenue, Suite 201
Miami, FL 33138
P: (305) 761-6151

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