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Tri-State Minority Supply Development Council

Tennessee
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TriState MSDC is a 501 ( c ) ( 3 ) non-profit organization and since the consolidation on January 1, 2014, our geographic footprint is now the States of Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia, which includes major cities such as Louisville, Lexington, Bowling Green, Charleston, Wheeling, Morgantown, Nashville, Memphis, Chattanooga etc. Our headquarters are located in Nashville, TN with an office presence in Louisville, KY and soon to be Charleston, WV.

TriState is one of 24 affiliate Councils under the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) and receives support from some of the largest public and privately owned companies in the United States.

The national network, as a whole, offers certified minority owned companies access to over 1,750 National Corporate Members and conversely, national and local Corporate Members have access to a database of over 12,000 certified minority owned companies – MBEs.

GOALS

  • Identify, certify and assist in the development of high quality MBEs in a wide range of product and service areas
  • Assess the needs and objectives of Corporate Members regarding their supplier requirements and identify appropriate MBE suppliers in response to their needs
  • Develop and implement programs, tools and events that market the value of Supplier Diversity and promotes the successful programs of our current recipients in order to increase member participation
  • Measure and track business opportunities provided to certified MBEs to ensure continued economic growth each year