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Annual Awards Celebration

Join our virtual GNEMSDC Awards Celebration as we recognize leaders within the GNEMSDC network who have demonstrated exemplary commitment to advancing opportunities for minority businesses. Register Here

“Sizing Up Your Business” Part 2

This module will continue to guide you through some key questions about your business. The objective is to help you create a framework to help you improve the performance of your business and guide its growth. As you sharpen your skills in strategic thinking and decision making, you will be making fact-based decisions rather than […]

Webinar: Paycheck Protection Program “Second Draw” Loans

Small businesses hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic can soon receive a second forgivable loan under the newly revived Paycheck Protection Program. Congress designated $137 billion for “second-draw” loans as part of a larger funding and relief package. The bill, signed into law on Dec. 27, includes a total of $284.5 billion for PPP loans. Businesses that […]

Scam Alert 2021: What to Look for… How to Protect Yourself

While you may not have lost any money to a scam, you likely know someone who has. Every day, scammers are increasing the sophistication and frequency of their attacks, and now run their operations like a real business. This webinar will help you understand what these scams look like and how you can protect yourself from becoming […]

“Exploring Growth Opportunities”

Profitability is a primary measure of a business’s ultimate success and longevity, this module explores growth opportunities that focus on sales and profitability. Sales increases come from expansions in markets served, target customers reached, products and services offered, and other business expanding methods. In Module 1, you began your analysis by evaluating your current business […]

How to Do Business with Boston Children’s Hospital

Boston Children's Hospital is committed to supplier diversity and seeks to promote the presence and growth of qualified diverse firms with equitable opportunities. Learn about working with Boston Children's Hospital, which will include details about their organization, procurement process, RFPs, and contract cycles and more. Presented by Jerry Epps, Supplier Diversity Program Manager, & Dave Walsh, Supply […]

Corporate Roundtable

Corporate Roundtables are designed for current corporate members of GNEMSDC. These virtual meetings provide an opportunity for the discussion of current trends in supplier diversity, supply chain, spend analysis, participation efforts within the Council, and strategic planning for MBE involvement.

Building Sustainable Business: Module 3 – MAKING STRATEGIC DECISIONS

  Presenter: Keith Alex Greenaway, JD In this module the entrepreneur will strengthen her or his ability to make strategic decisions as they work on business strategy. This business strategy will provide a plan and blueprint to accomplish articulated goals and achieve the articulated vision. What opportunities, identified in Module 2, will you incorporate in […]

2021 Annual Meeting

Join us at our Annual Meeting where corporate members and certified MBEs will come together to learn how GNEMSDC fared in 2020 and how we plan to navigate 2021 amidst the ongoing pandemic.

How to Do Business with Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA)

Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA) is committed to supplier diversity and seeks to promote the presence and growth of qualified diverse firms with equitable opportunities. Learn about working with PVTA, which will include details about their organization, procurement process, RFPs, and contract cycles and more. Featuring: Shantaya Williams, Grants Manager

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Building Sustainable Business: Module 4 – USING FINANCIAL TOOLS

Presenter: Peter Hurst, JD Module 4 focuses on the financial aspects of your business. Your existing business and new research will provide you with the information you need to complete a preliminary three-year forecast of profits. Then you will use the Financial Template, or another budgeting tool, to develop a three-year operating budget that supports […]

MBE Pre-Certification Webinar

Virtual

MBE Certification Applicants are encouraged to attend one of our MBE Pre-Certification webinars. These webinars are online based and cover the details of the MBE application process, benefits of the program and will help you decide if this program is the right one for your business. It is offered to you at no cost by […]