We Made BIG Changes

As we prepare to bring you new fresh opportunities in 2023, we have exciting news. Our Annual Business Expo is now the Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council’s Minority Business Conference. Our dedication to minority business enterprises growth and development inspired the name change and new direction.

As always, we will continue to foster equity in business with the same great quality of service since 1975.

Power Up Your Business Goals

The Minority Business Conference (formerly Business Expo) is the largest minority business event in Florida. As the Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council’s premier annual event, it draws business leaders from across Florida and the nation. The Minority Business Conference brings together a unique cross-section of minority entrepreneurs, large corporations and government agencies to create new relationships, ventures and opportunities for growth. This year’s theme is POWER UP!: Innovation, Synergy, Strategy.

The Minority Business Conference features a motivational keynote speaker, hundreds of business matchmaker appointments, power-packed workshops, industry group sessions, MasterClasses, and much more.

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Business Networking & Opportunities

Virtual Trade
Fair

Showcase your products and services

Virtual Super Matchmaker

One-on-One Appts. with Buyers

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Why Attend

Bringing the Best Together

The Minority Business Conference (formerly Business Expo) is the largest minority business event in Florida. As the Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council’s premier annual event, it draws business leaders from across Florida and the nation. The Minority Business Conference brings together a unique cross-section of minority entrepreneurs, large corporations and government agencies to create new relationships, ventures and opportunities for growth. This year’s theme is POWER UP!: Innovation, Synergy, Strategy

The Minority Business Conference features a motivational keynote speaker, hundreds of business appointments, power-packed workshops, industry group sessions, MasterClasses, Business Makeovers, special events and much more.

Who Attends

Venue

Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation

3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd.
Davie, FL 33314

SUPER MATCHMAKER

Meet One-on-One with Buying Decision-makers

2022 Business Expo
Program Book

Get increased exposure to a targeted audience by advertising in the Annual FSMSDC Business Expo Program Book—the most-read publication of the event, and frequently referenced well after the power-packed event. 

Event Guides and FAQs

Buyer & Supplier B2B Trade Fair

Virtual Interactive Business Trade Fair

The Trade Fair brings together minority entrepreneurs, large corporations and government agencies to create new relationships, ventures and opportunities for growth.

Dynamic B2B Engagement & Networking

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The health and safety of our guests and staff remains our top priority. The COVID-19 regulations, policies, and protocols will be continue to evolve in accordance with on-going public health information and official guidance set by the State of Florida Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. The Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council cannot guarantee that you will never get exposed to the virus or get sick from it. By attending this event, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

Power-packed Workshops, MasterClasses and Special Event

Reach Your Business Goals

  • Gain insight, best practices and ideas from leading business experts
  • Uncover potential business and strategic alliances
  • Connect with successful minority business owners

Loan-A-Thon

Meet One-on-One with bankers and alternative lenders

Submit your paperwork and get financing on the spot if you qualify. Whether you need a microloan or a multi-million-dollar loan, this is the chance to sit with traditional and non-traditional lenders to get the financing you need to grow your business.

What Past Participants Are Saying

Event
Testimonials

Meet Our 2021 Speakers

Emmitt Smith

Co-Chairman
Gold Jacket, LLC

Cris Carter

Co-Chairman
Gold Jacket, LLC

Jorge A. Plasencia

Chairman & CEO
Republica Havas

Pegine Echevarria

Life Coach & CEO
Team Pegine

Julius Davis

Principal Owner
VoltAir Consulting Engineers

Abel Herrera

President & CEO
IT Data Solutions

Get One-on-One Business Consultations

Subject matter experts will provide free coaching sessions in areas such as marketing and social media, HR, Total Quality Management, IT, sales strategies and financing.

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