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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.

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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

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

Learn about open bids from our corporate members here


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.


SUPRA EMSCO, an EMSDC certified office and lab equipment supplier, has been a bright spot for Philadelphia’s pandemic-battered economy. The company is building a new headquarters in the city’s West Parkside section. Unemployment still hovers above pre-pandemic levels, yet SUPRA EMSCO plans to hire 50 to 70 West Philadelphia residents, including construction, sales, and warehouse ...

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June 23, 2021

K&A Talent Management Webinar

K&A’s Vice President of Operations, John Blowers, will discuss the importance of understanding 2021 Talent Trends and how to create a thriving environment for employees and companies to prosper. This webinar will concentrate on the steps managers can take to maintain and grow their talented workforce.

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June 24, 2021

CCGP Virtual Meeting With Septa

As the nation’s sixth largest transit system, SEPTA plays a critical role in making doing business in the city more accessible. This virtual meeting with SEPTA will give Chamber members insight into their procurement and contracting processes and the opportunity to learn the steps it takes to contract with them.

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June 24, 2021

P.J. Dick/ Mascaro and Massaro 3rd Bidder Info Session (Zoom Meeting)

P.J. Dick, in association with Mascaro and Massaro, for the Lower Hill Redevelopment:  G1 – FNB Financial Center (Pittsburgh, PA)  will be hosting their third and final Bidder Information Session on Thursday, June 24, 2021 @ 3pm for the upcoming construction.  Session will be virtual via Zoom and registration is required.

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