Join us at the 2024 Awards Celebration as we honor the achievements of the individuals and companies who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to providing quality service and promoting economic inclusion. 

The Awards Celebration is the culmination of highlighting the success of GNEMSDC certified MBEs and the commitment to supplier diversity by the corporate members in the region.

The following 2024 awards will be given out:

  • National Corporation of the Year
    • Synchrony
  • Local Corporation of the Year
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of RI
  • Buyer of the Year
    • Arkey Taylor, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Advocate of the Year
    • Dominic Ferrari, Alkermes
  • MBE to MBE Empowerment Award
    • Jere Eaton, PrintabiliTees
  • Institution of Higher Learning of the Year
    • Babson College
  • MBE Supplier of the Year
    • Category 1: Inspiration Zone, LLC
    • Category 2: Medzah Industries
    • Category 3: Corserva & DRB Facility Services (tie)
    • Category 4: TalentBurst
  • Sustainable Supplier Award
    • KT&T Distributors
  • Firecracker Award
    • Medzah Industries & Rupee LLC (tie)
  • Innovate & Elevate Award
    • FryAway LLC
  • Carlton Highsmith Award
    • Dr. Ramesh Wadhwani, Saisystems International


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