MBE CERTIFICATION


 

Certification with the CRMSDC provides you with valuable resources to help your business grow and succeed. The CRMSDC can offer your business an excellent opportunity to meet with corporate buyers who are interested in working with qualified MBEs. We offer many formal and informal venues to meet with corporate buyers, learn about state and local opportunities, and expand your professional network. MBEs greatly benefit from being certified with the largest national organization whose certification is recognized uniformly by corporate America. Becoming certified also creates opportunities and accelerates the sales process in a very competitive global market place.The CRMSDC conducts an extensive business review of new and existing MBEs. This review, the Certification Process, is designed to insure compliance with the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) member standards for certified minority business status. As a regional council of the NMSDC, CRMSDC certification is nationally recognized and honored nationwide 

BENEFITS OF BECOMING NMSDC CERTIFIED MINORITY SUPPLIER
Minority Business Certification which leads to expanded Business Opportunities (More than two-thirds of MBEs confirm an increase in revenues as a result of partnership with Corporate Members.) Referrals to local, regional and national corporate memberso    Exposure to nearly 3,600 leading national, regional and local companies with direct access to corporate buyerso Listing in the MD/DC MSDC and NMSDC national, online MBE database (MBISYS) 
Opportunities to network with Corporate Members at various NMSDC events, workshops, and matchmakers, nationwideo    Branding and sponsorship opportunities for major eventso    Discounted access to NMSDC National convention featuring over 7,000 attendees and 700 exhibitors
Reciprocity to do business in Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties for MD/DC MSDC certified MBEs 
EDUCATION AND TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
Certified MBE Orientation – make the most of your NMSDC certificationCEO Breakfast – meet with successful CEOs to learn tips on how to better manage your business    Live Presentations and Webinars – ongoing opportunities to learn about the latest business trends and opportunitiesCorporate Procurement Briefings –  meet with our corporate members’ procurement specialists
ADVOCACY
 
NMSDC Legislative meeting hosted by the CRMSDC “The Capital Council” in Washington, DC, including appointments with legislative representatives
Direct access to local, state and federal officials that affect your business