North Texas Tollway Authority Hosts Vendor Outreach Symposium

North Texas Tollway Authority Hosts Vendor Outreach Symposium

Are you interested in doing business with the North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA)? Do you want to promote your business and network? NTTA Business Diversity and Procurement Services Department will host a Vendor Outreach Symposium in Denton County. The symposium provides information about contract opportunities on future projects and how to do business with NTTA. Participants will have a chance to meet NTTA’s project delivery staff, information technology, purchasing, maintenance, and diversity personnel. For more information and to RSVP, visit: or send an email to [email protected] . WHEN
Toyota Power of Exchange: Building Opportunities for Diverse Suppliers

Toyota Power of Exchange: Building Opportunities for Diverse Suppliers

Power of Exchange helps connect diverse companies – minority and women-owned businesses – with Toyota suppliers in sales, marketing, and professional services. At the event, you will discover new opportunities for your company, gain insightful business development strategies from prominent diversity leaders and TOYOTA executives, build connections, and engage with TOYOTA Tier 1 Suppliers seeking capabilities via "Match-Up Reports." Power of Exchange is just one of many ways TOYOTA is ensuring supplier base continues to better reflect the diversity of their customers, partners, and team members
10th Annual  Women Leading Business Conference & Expo

10th Annual Women Leading Business Conference & Expo

The Lewisville Chamber will host their 10th annual conference for Women Leading Business on Thursday, June 28, 2018, and WBCS will be an exhibitor. “Celebrating our 10th anniversary, this year we are thrilled to announce that Women’s Business Council-Southwest is a featured exhibitor,” said Lori Fickling, President, and CEO of the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce. “WBCS works throughout the region to help businesses achieve a women-owned certification and provide mutually beneficial procurement opportunities between certified women-owned businesses, government entities, institutions and
City of Arlinton, Supplier Meet & Greet

City of Arlington, Supplier Meet & Greet

The City of Arlington will be hosting the 3rd Annual “Supplier Meet & Greet” on Tuesday, July 24th from 9 am – noon at the Bob Duncan Center. The purpose, for this event, is to provide suppliers the opportunity to network with COA departments and local public agencies for future quotes (purchases between $ 3,000 - $ 50,000). WHEN: Tuesday | July 24, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 12 NOON WHERE: Bob Duncan Center | Main Hall| 2800 S. Center St. | Arlington, TX If interested, Please RSVP by completing the form below and send it via fax (817-459-6334) or e-mail ( [email protected] ). City of
The New Facebook Data Center

Touring The New Facebook Data Center In Fort Worth

With 2.19 billion monthly active users (as of 2018), Facebook is the third-busiest site on the internet. Facebook built an extensive infrastructure to support this already massive and still growing user base. The social network was launched in February 2004, initially out of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s dorm room at Harvard University using a single server. Today, the company’s servers are now housed in numerous gigantic data centers around the world. Most recently, Facebook is building a new data center in Fort Worth, TX. According to Facebook , "when it's finished, the Fort Worth
Thanks For Joining Us For The Plano Happy Hour

Thanks For Joining Us For The Plano Happy Hour

Thank you to everyone who came out for the Plano Happy Hour for sips, sweets, jewels and networking at the Legacy Shops, Kendra Scott. We had over 50 people in attendance and we raised $445. It was an exciting and fun event. Check out some the photos from the event below. Make sure to check out our next Happy Hour Event on August 21, 2018.
Parkland Courier Services Vendor Fair

Parkland Courier Services Vendor Fair

Are you a certified minority and or woman-owned business (MWBE)? Do you want to promote, network and potentially grow your business? If so, Parkland and DFWMSDC is having a Courier Services Vendor Fair on June 20, 2018, where you can meet their Supply Chain, Certification Agencies, and Courier Service Suppliers. To register, send an email to [email protected] . The deadline to register is Monday, June 18, 2018. WHEN: Monday | June 18, 2018 | 1:00 PM - 2:00PM WHERE: DFWMSDC Office | 8828 N. Stemmons Fwy. | Suite 550 | Dallas, TX
2018 D/FW MSDC / FWISD 6th Annual School District Vendor Fair

2018 D/FW MSDC / FWISD 6th Annual School District Vendor Fair

The Dallas Fort Worth Minority Development Council, Inc. will host its 6th Annual School District Vendor Fair on Thursday, June 28, 2018. Meet and learn about business opportunities from the procurement officers in a face-to-face, come and go setting. You must RSVP to attend. Click here to register and learn more. WHERE: Van Zandt - Guinn Elementary | 501 Missouri Ave. | Fort Worth, TX | 76104 WHEN: Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Toyota Named Corporation of The Year

Toyota Named Corporation of The Year

Earlier this year, Toyota was recognized by WBCS as the top corporation of the year at the Annual Parade of Stars Gala . At the gala, the award was received by Cheryl Hughes, Group Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Toyota Mortor North America Inc. We celebrate Toyota for implementing world-class policies and programs to enable growth and innovation while creating a level playing field for women-owned businesses. Long before Toyota Motor North America Inc. opened its North American headquarters in Plano Texas, bringing thousands of jobs to the area, the global car manufacturer
MONTHLY SUPPLIER MEETING

Monthy Supplier Meeting With The City of Arlington, Arlington Independeny School District & University of Texas Arlington

The City of Arlington, Arlington Independent School District, and University of Texas Arlington will host a monthly supplier meeting. Purchasing staff from the agencies will be available to meet with new vendors, hand out registration instructions, and provide current contract lists. If your not currently registered as a supplier or vendor, stop by during one of their scheduled events throughout the year. WHEN: Second Friday of Each Month WHERE: Parks & Recreation Administration Building | Parks Board Room | 717 W. Main St. | Arlington, TX 76013 Questions should be emailed to: Arlington