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Mid-States Minority Supplier Diversity Council MBE Certification Workshop

Tuesday, August 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am • Organized By Score – St. Louis Bi-State Region
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Any Minority owned Business who is interested in doing business with Corporate America or other MBE Businesses.

. The Purpose of Certification:
Benefits of Certification with Mid-States MSDC
Qualifications of Certification Mid-States MSDC
Who should certify with Mid-States MSDC
Other Certifications
The Certification Process

· Attendee Take-aways
Who is Mid-States MSDC
Learn if MBE Certification is right for your business
Learn the benefits of MBE Certification
Qualifications of MBE Certification with Mid-States-MSDC

Speaker Bio: Luther Taylor Jr Bio
Luther Taylor Jr., served over eleven years as the Deputy Director of Certification with the Indiana Department of Administration Division's Office of Supplier Diversity. He has extensive knowledge and experience in Supplier Diversity, MWBE Certification, Contract Compliance and Procurement. Taylor also worked as a Business Development Manager for a Certified Minority
Business Enterprise.

Registration Information:
Upon registering you will receive a confirmation email with the SCORE Zoom link to attend.
You do not need a Zoom account to participate.
Registration closes 24 hours before the start of the workshop.

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