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Thank you to the corporations, minority businesses, and governmental organizations & agencies who partner with us annually to help us carry out our mission.

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Participate or become involved

Sponsorship provides a great means of broadening your competitive edge and expanding your brand. In recent years, corporate sponsorship has become the fastest growing type of marketing in the United States.

Annual Partnership Opportunities

MBEs benefit from being certified with the largest national organization whose certification is recognized uniformly by Corporate America.

Click here to have EMSDC share your bids with certified MBEs. EMSDC/NMSDC Corporate Members only.


Bring together or into contact so that a real relationship is established

Corporate Members can request a list of MBEs in specific categories here

EMSDC can facilitate introductions between certified MBEs and corporate buyers. Request an introduction here.


Become larger or greater over a period of time

Learn about open bids from our corporate members here

Corporate Plus® is an unprecedented membership program for NMSDC-certified minority businesses of the highest caliber.

The Centers of Excellence program facilitates the development and growth of certified diverse businesses to compete and become more prepared to meet the more rigorous vendor requirements currently in use by the council member corporations. Learn More


Capacity or power to have a strong effect on someone or something

Purchases from MBEs help foster jobs and economic activity in underrepresented segments of the business and customer community. Click here for the 2019 report.

Check out the latest on the Supra-EMSCO project in West Philadelphia

This new warehouse and office space will also include a biorepository which will enable EMSCO Scientific to store millions of biological samples in -80°C to -180°C state of the art freezers. This project will hire 50-70 new employees in the region helping SUPRA-EMSCO to serve as a model for urban renewal and workforce development.

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December 2, 2021

Highmark Health Virtual Small Diverse Business Forum 2021

You are invited to attend Highmark Health’s 2021 Virtual Small Diverse Business Forum, a virtual matchmaking and supplier development event with our enterprise-wide procurement teams. This annual event is a networking opportunity connecting diverse suppliers to sourcing opportunities within the Highmark Health enterprise.

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December 9, 2021

You’re Certified, What’s Next?

Now that you are an NMSDC certified MBE, join us and participate in EMSDC’s free monthly webinar and learn how to take full advantage of your certification.

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December 10, 2021

TBC’s Best Practices in Action

At the Annual Best Practices in Action Awards & Fundraising Event, TBC will honor those small businesses our team had the privilege to serve, address relevant topics, and provide an online networking experience.

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