Thursday, December 3
4:30 – 5:30pm EST

Join us 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.


Award Categories

  • National Corporation of the Year
  • Local Corporation of the Year
  • Buyer of the Year
  • Advocate of the Year
  • MBE to MBE Empowerment Award
  • Institution of Higher Learning of the Year
  • MBE Supplier of the Year

This year’s first virtual Awards Celebration will also feature 4 new Awards, given to MBEs who have risen to the top in their market, found ways to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and showed commitment to sustainability.


  • Carlton Highsmith Award
  • Sustainable Supplier of the Year
  • Firecracker Award
  • Pivot Award

Featuring Our Speakers

Peter Hurst

Peter Hurst

President & CEO



Marv Neal

Marv Neal

Station Manager

98.1FM – The Urban Heat

The Legendary DJ Ron G

The Legendary DJ Ron G

“We’re All in this Together”

Join our virtual Pre-Awards Celebration Cocktail Reception and network with GNEMSDC stakeholders from the comfort of your own home!

Thursday, December 3
4:00 – 4:30pm EST


Our Event Sponsors

Special thanks to the sponsors of the GNEMSDC Annual Awards Celebration

GNEMSDC Annual Sponsors