GATEWAY Business Connections Conference & Expo
SRMSDC's annual Gateway Business Connections Conference & Expo is the region's largest minority business tradeshow. MBEs have the opportunity to showcase their products to corporate and government buyers while taking part in tailored learning opportunities and networking gatherings.  GATEWAY is a two-day event held in August to maximize face-to-face time between MBEs and buyers.

Advanced level training by industry and subject matter experts designed to sharpen the competitive edge of minority entrepreneurs, supplier diversity professionals, and buyers. Visit for details and registration. WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

 Supplier Diversity Professionals
Minority Entrepreneurs
Procurement & Supply Chain Professionals

Monthly notice of the most current opportunities available to MBEs.

  • Categorized for Quick Review
  • Reach an audience of over 1000 MBEs
  • New opportunities posted monthly!

Corporate Industry Groups 

Industry Groups were created to further develop relationships between MBEs, Corporate members, and Government agencies.  All companies are encouraged to assign a representative to be their voice within their industry as well as with the Council.  The Industry Groups promote business opportunities, create additional means of networking, showcases the capabilities of MBEs and identifies the purchasing needs of Corporate members and Government agencies.

Annual IMPACT! Awards & Scholarship Gala
SRMSDC's Annual IMPACT! Awards Gala recognizes and honors those Corporations, MBEs, and individuals who have demonstrated excellence in Supplier Diversity and minority business development.  Regional winners are submitted for National Awards to the NMSDC.

Supports advanced management training and professional development programs for certified MBEs in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana & Mississippi.

Applications Available by clicking here.
Applicants must meet program criteria
Full tuition for Kellogg & Tuck AMEPs
All Donations are Tax Deductible