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Chicago MBDA Export Center

About this Specialty Center

AfricaThe Chicago MBDA Export Center, operated by Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc., provides technical assistance and business development services to generate increased financing, contract opportunities, and greater access to new and global markets for minority business enterprises (MBEs). The Center is also designed to help identify, screen, promote, and refer MBEs to exporting resources, and to engage in and/or expand exporting.

The services provided by the Chicago MBDA Export Center focus on Africa markets and include international trade research and business consulting, workshops and trainings focused on equipping businesses to grow domestically and globally, and creating inbound and outbound business matchmaking opportunities.

To learn more visit:


Patricia Hanes

Project Director: Patricia Hanes


216 W. Jackson Boulevard
Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60606
United States