May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, a month recognizing the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans in the United States. In June 1977 Reps. Frank Horton of New York and Norman Y. Mineta of California, introduced a resolution to proclaim the first ten days of May as Asian-Pacific Heritage Week.
In 1975 – before some of us were even born – a small group of Georgia corporations came together to discuss inclusive procurement practices. Their vision became a movement that would become the GMSDC. Their foresight has changed the way business is done in Georgia. Given the political climate of business at the time, our
The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center joins The Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council for a special webinar outlining the U.S. Small Business Administration Emergency Loans.
Now Corp President and CEO Lara O’ Connor Hodgson shares how businesses can take advantage of NOWaccount®, a B2B payment processing solution.
GMSDC Call with Dr. Eloisa Klementich, Invest Atlanta President and CEO (March 26, 2020) On Thursday, March 26, GMSDC spoke with Dr. Eloisa Klementich, Invest Atlanta President and CEO to discuss the Business Continuity Loan Fund, a fund established to help small businesses impacted by economic distress. To ensure the viability of city businesses and
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). What businesses are eligible to apply? SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans (or working capital loans) are available to small businesses, small agricultural
Dear GMSDC Family: As a valued member of the GMSDC family, we want to assure you that there is no higher priority to us than your health, safety and well-being. The Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council will implement new changes to ensure our families remain safe. Effective Monday, March 16, the GMSDC staff will transition
Stacey Key leads GMSDC with Depth of expereince. Stacey Key, President and CEO of the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council for nearly 12 years, always has had a laser focus on the trajectory of her career. Under her direction and leadership, GMSDC is one the largest and most influential of the 23 regional affiliates
The Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council will honor Dr. Robert Wright with the Blue Legend Award at the 2019 Spirit of Alliance Awards event on Saturday, August 17th at the Porsche Experience Center in Atlanta. The Spirit of Alliance Awards, now in its 37th year, celebrates excellence and achievement in supplier diversity across the state of Georgia,
In June, we released the third annual State of Supplier Diversity Reports with informative and comprehensive results from over 450 respondents in the industry. Between the supplier diversity professionals managing and growing their companies’ programs, and the diverse suppliers on the other side of them, both reports provided us with extensive insight into the industry. The following