Our goal is to connect corporate America and minority-owned businesses. The scholarship tournament does this and much more.
Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 24, 2012
Philadelphia based Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Delaware Minority Supplier Development council (PA-NJ-DE MSDC) will host the annual Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Scholarship Tournament on June 5. The tournament will bring corporate buying institutions and minority businesses together for a day of networking and business solution exploration. More than 150 golfers and tennis players are expected to attend.
A portion of the proceeds will go towards scholarships for qualified, eligible MSDC-certified suppliers. Scholarship recipients will attend the highly recognized National Minority Supplier Development Council’s Advanced Management Education Program at the prestigious Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
“Our goal is to connect corporate America and minority-owned businesses. The scholarship tournament does this and much more. Not only are new business relationships formed and current relationships deepened, but qualified MBEs get scholarships to add to their business skills and acumen by attending Kellogg,” said Wade Colclough, PA-NJ-DE MSDC president and CEO.
Among the sponsors are: Presenting Sponsor, Impact Dimensions, along with annual sponsors, Merck, Allied Barton Security Services, DuPont, Pepco Holdings Inc., Caesars Entertainment, Novo Nordisk, PECO - An Exelon Company, Pfizer, RBS Citizens, Deluxe Delivery Systems, Améredia, and East Hill Video.
The scholarship tournament will be held at Deerfield Golf and Tennis Club in Newark, DE. The golfer’s shotgun start goes off at 9:00 a.m. Cardio tennis, a new addition this year with assistance from United States Tennis Association Middle States (USTA), will get underway at 11:30 a.m., followed by networking and the awards luncheon at 2:00 p.m. For a full itinerary and to register, visit our website http://affiliate.nmsdc.org/panjde/ or click here.
About PA-NJ-DE Minority Supplier Development Council
Pennsylvania-New Jersey Delaware Minority Supplier Development Council (PA-NJ-DE MSDC) is an affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, one of the country’s leading business membership organizations. It provides increased procurement and business opportunities for minority businesses of all sizes and a connection between corporate America, government entities, and minority-owned businesses. Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA (42 S. 15th Street, Suite 1400), the PA-NJ-DE MSDC represents over 125 corporate members and 400 MBEs with total revenues of $14 billion, and employ more than 35,000 employees throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania, South Jersey and Delaware. For more information, visit http://affiliate.nmsdc.org/panjde/