21st Annual TMSDC Impact Awards Ceremony Set

Friday, April 19, 2013

Over 300 guests from Nashville’s business and educational communities will gather at the Nashville Sheraton Downtown Hotel on Thursday, April 25, for the 21st annual Impact Awards Gala.   

The Tennessee Minority Supplier Development Council (TMSDC), will honor outstanding achievement among corporations and innovative minority businesses at the black tie event. Award categories will include Corporation of the Year, Corporate Representative of the Year, Minority Supplier of the Year in four class categories, and the coveted Impact of the Year Award.  

As part of the presentations, 17 high school seniors from the In Full Motion program will receive $104,250 in scholarship awards.  Corporate members, certified minority suppliers, and individuals help to fund the scholarships offered through the TMSDC Education Foundation.

In addition, scholarships will be presented to TMSDC certified minority businesses to attend executive management programs at the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College; the University of Wisconsin at Madison; and the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.  The Council is interested in helping minority businesses grow to scale. These opportunities are a major benefit of being certified with TMSDC.  

The TMSDC is the regional affiliate office of the National Minority Supplier Development Council.  Its mission is to certify, develop, advocate and connect minority supplier with corporations, which result in improved sales, business performance and shareholder value.The national network includes 16,000 certified minority businesses and 3,600 corporatemembers.

For tickets and additional information, please visit the website at www.tmsdc.net or contact TMSDC at 615 259-4699.

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