The Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council (EMSDC), a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, is an affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). There are 23 regional councils across the country with more than 1,750 corporate members. The EMSDC certifies and connects minority-owned businesses (Asian, Black, Hispanic, and Native American) throughout Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and Delaware with member corporations who are committed to supplier development and want to purchase their products, services and solutions.
Mission The mission of Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council is to stimulate and support economic development with minority-owned businesses (Asian, Black, Hispanic, and Native American). While our outreach addresses both national and international entities, our primary focus area includes Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, and Delaware. The council fosters the development of minority business enterprises to better align them with corporations in an effort to initiate growth and opportunity through Supplier Diversity channels. Minority Business Overview Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) greatly benefit from being certified with the largest national organization whose certification is recognized uniformly by Corporate America. EMSDC provides the only nationally-recognized ethnic Minority Business Certification in Pennsylvania-Southern New Jersey-Delaware. Certification offers minority suppliers the opportunity to connect face-to-face with many of America’s largest publicly-owned, privately-owned, and foreign-owned companies, as well as universities, hospitals, and other buying institutions. Leveraging our more than 40 years as an industry expert in Minority-owned Business Enterprise (MBE) enrichment, development, and impact, EMSDC offers certified minority suppliers valuable resources to help your business grow and succeed.