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Event: Lunch With the President
Date: Friday, September 9th, 2022
Time: 11:30 PM – 1:00 PM
Location: Virtual
Description: Lunch with the President is a bi-monthly session held by the President with MBEs and corporate members of HMSDC to provide candid feedback on HMSDC programming and services; to learn about upcoming programs and events; and discuss how to effectively utilize HMSDC to develop and grow. Corporate participants provide insight into marketplace trends and successful strategies to penetrate corporate and government supply chains.

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Event: Supplier Idol
Date: Wednesday, September 14th, 2022
Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Virtual
Description: Supplier Idol sessions are designed to assist MBEs with perfecting their business pitch to key decision-makers. MBEs conduct 15-minute presentations to a panel of corporate representatives who provide candid advice, mentoring and feedback on their sales presentation, marketing material, email and phone etiquette.

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Event: Supplier Idol
Date: Wednesday, September 21st, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Virtual
Description: Supplier Idol sessions are designed to assist MBEs with perfecting their business pitch to key decision-makers. MBEs conduct 15-minute presentations to a panel of corporate representatives who provide candid advice, mentoring and feedback on their sales presentation, marketing material, email and phone etiquette.

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Event: EXPO Business Opportunity Marketplace – Day 1
Date: Wednesday September 28th, 2022
Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: In Person
Description: EXPO is one of the most successful events of its kind and is Texas’ largest minority business trade-fair, supporting the advancement of the minority business community across its service territory area. EXPO serves as the vital link and leading connector between minority, women small businesses and major corporations, prime suppliers, educational institutions, and government agencies who seek to buy their products and services.

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Event: Chief Procurement Officer Summit
Date: Wednesday September 28th, 2022
Time: 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Location: In Person
Description: The CPO Summit is designed to engage senior procurement leaders representing industries from the greater Houston community in a forthright and high-energy discussion on supplier diversity effectiveness and inclusion solutions. The CPO Summit brings Houston’s top CPOs together to share insight and strategies in supplier diversity while establishing an important professional network of CPOs. The CPO Summit consists of information sharing from one of Houston’s leading economists, followed by a spirited exchange of ideas, challenges and best practices in supplier diversity and supplier development.
Event: EXPO Business Opportunity Marketplace – Day 2
Date: Wednesday September 28th, 2022
Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Virtual
Description: EXPO is one of the most successful events of its kind and is Texas’ largest minority business trade-fair, supporting the advancement of the minority business community across its service territory area. EXPO serves as the vital link and leading connector between minority, women small businesses and major corporations, prime suppliers, educational institutions, and government agencies who seek to buy their products and services.

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Event: Supplier Idol
Date: Wednesday, October 12th, 2022
Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Virtual
Description: Supplier Idol sessions are designed to assist MBEs with perfecting their business pitch to key decision-makers. MBEs conduct 15-minute presentations to a panel of corporate representatives who provide candid advice, mentoring and feedback on their sales presentation, marketing material, email and phone etiquette.

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Event: Supplier Idol
Date: Wednesday, October 26th, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Virtual
Description: Supplier Idol sessions are designed to assist MBEs with perfecting their business pitch to key decision-makers. MBEs conduct 15-minute presentations to a panel of corporate representatives who provide candid advice, mentoring and feedback on their sales presentation, marketing material, email and phone etiquette.

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Event: CEO Conversations
Date: Wednesday, October 26th, 2022
Time: 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Location: TBD
Description: The CEO Conversations program allows Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) to discuss leadership and strategy directly with senior executives of Houston’s largest public and private companies and institutions. This quarter’s CEO Conversations will be featuring Brian Tippens, Chief Sustainability Officer, Hewlett Packard.

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Event: Supplier Idol
Date: Wednesday, November 9th, 2022
Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Virtual
Description: Supplier Idol sessions are designed to assist MBEs with perfecting their business pitch to key decision-makers. MBEs conduct 15-minute presentations to a panel of corporate representatives who provide candid advice, mentoring and feedback on their sales presentation, marketing material, email and phone etiquette.

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Event: Emerging 10 Awards (E-10)
Date: Thursday, November 10th, 2022
Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Amegy
Description:This prestigious award recognizes Houston-area minority business owners who emerged successfully after being met with challenges and overcoming them, which many times were done without adequate financial resources.
They have emerged to:
  • Excel in customer service
  • Establish innovative business trends
  • Embrace the current marketplace and
  • Engage in efforts to improve the communities in which they live and work
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Event: Supplier Idol
Date: Wednesday, November 30th, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Virtual
Description: Supplier Idol sessions are designed to assist MBEs with perfecting their business pitch to key decision-makers. MBEs conduct 15-minute presentations to a panel of corporate representatives who provide candid advice, mentoring and feedback on their sales presentation, marketing material, email and phone etiquette.

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