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Nov222017

What if Thanksgiving were every day of the year? It’s not a very far-fetched idea when we trust in and employ the power of gratitude. In the words of writer William Arthur Ward, “Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.”

Nov162017

This collection of links and resources will help you learn more about MBDA. The Minority Business Development Agency: Vital to Making America Great MBDA 101: A Guide to MBDA Programs and Performance FY 2015 Annual Performance Report FY 2017 Budget Request Contracting Barriers and Factors Affecting Minority Business Enterprises A Review of Existing Disparity Studies U.S. Business Fact Sheet...

Nov032017

Thank you Sharon and Good evening everyone. On behalf of the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Minority Business Development Agency, I want to thank our hosts Ms. Sharon Pinder, President & CEO, Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council (CRMSDC) and Mr. Roland Jones, Chairman of the Board, Director of the Prince George’s County Office of Central Services, for extending this...

Oct262017

On Tuesday, President Trump and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross welcomed winners of the National Minority Enterprise Development Award to the White House. This award is given by the Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency to recipients who display outstanding entrepreneurial spirit.

Oct232017

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) today announced the 2017 National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week Award winners. This year the Agency honored 15 minority business enterprises (MBEs), businesses leaders and advocates for their leadership, commitment and excellence in advancing the interests and the economic achievements of the minority...

Oct232017

Since our earliest days, hardworking entrepreneurs have driven our Nation's prosperity. During Minority Enterprise Development Week, we recognize the contributions that minority owned businesses make to our economy and our way of life, and we strive to ensure that small business owners have access to the resources they need to achieve the American Dream. ...

Oct232017

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) today announced that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will participate in the 2017 National Minority Enterprise Development Week celebration and National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) in Detroit. Secretary Ross will provide remarks during the keynote luncheon today at the Cobo Center in Detroit.

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