About the FSMSDC

The Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council (FSMSDC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing access and growth for minority businesses in Florida. The organization’s goal is to increase purchasing from minority businesses by government entities and corporations, while increasing MBEs’ operating capacity through hands-on business assistance, training and access to technology and capital resources. Founded in 1975 FSMSDC is one of 23 regional councils affiliated with the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). The FSMSDC acts as a liaison between corporate America andMinority Business Enterprises in the state of Florida.

The NMSDC network includes a national office in New York City and 23 affiliate regional councils across the country. There are approximately 1,700 corporate members throughout the network, including America’s top publicly owned, privately owned and foreign-owned companies, as well as universities, hospitals and other major purchasing institutions. The regional councils certify and match 11,000 Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American-owned businesses with member corporations that want to purchase their products, services and solutions.

 

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About Our National Network

The NMSDC Network includes a national office in New York City and 23 affiliate regional councils across the country. There are approximately 1,700 corporate members throughout the network, including America’s top publicly-owned, privately-owned and foreign-owned companies, as well as universities, hospitals and other major purchasing institutions. The regional councils certify and match 11,000 Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American-owned businesses with member corporations that want to purchase their products, services and solutions.

 

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Profile of FSMSDC's Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs)

    Approximately 1,000 MBEs

  • Total # of Employees: 89,380
  • Average Sales per MBE: $10 million
  • Total Sales: $9 billion

    Top MBE Industries

  • Technology
  • Professional Services
  • Construction
  • Marketing & Advertising
  • Printing

    Top Regions Where MBEs Are Located

  1. Miami-Dade
  2. Orlando
  3. Broward
  4. Tampa
  5. Jacksonville/Tallahassee
  6. Palm Beach

 

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WHO WE ARE

The FSMSDC is one of 23 regional councils affiliated with the NMSDC. The mission of the Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council is to link Corporations and Government Agencies with Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) to foster business development and expansion.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Florida State Minority
Supplier Development Council (FSMSDC)

9499 N.E. Second Avenue, Suite 201
Miami, FL 33138
P: (305) 762-6151

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