Welcome to CVMSDC

Welcome to CVMSDC!

Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council (The Council) is one of 23 regional affiliate councils of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). The Council is a membership organization of major corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, and universities that operate within North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.

CVMSDC is a private, non-profit organization categorized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3). The Council is funded by membership dues, certification fees, and proceeds from program activities. In addition, funds are also received from the National Minority Supplier Development Council. CVMSDC promotes and facilitates business relationships between the public/private sector and certified minority-owned businesses.

The Council service area covers NC, SC and VA, with a headquarters office located in offices in Charlotte, NC an regional offices in Richmond, VA and Charleston, SC. with six Regional Industry Groups (RINGs) that identify topics, issues, trends, and priorities of MBEs and Corporate Members within the respective geographic areas. CMVSDC relies on local committee volunteers in the eight regions to assist with networking, programming, and business development opportunities.

Our mission is to expand business opportunities for Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs), and create mutually beneficial links between Corporate Members and MBEs. The ultimate outcome is to add economic value to the supply chain while increasing economic opportunities for the minority business community.

Our Four Pillars

Certification

We are the #1 Certification Agency for MBEs nationwide; setting the industry standard for verification.

Development

We offer comprehensive training programs to enhance owner knowledge.

Connection

We create on-going connecting opportunities for MBEs and Corporations.

Advocacy

With over 13,000 MBEs & Corporate Members nationwide we support business growth nationally and regionally.

MBE Training & DevelopmentWho We Are

CVMSDC promotes and facilitates business relationships between the public/private sector and certified minority-owned businesses. CVMSDC is a membership organization of major corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, and universities that operate within North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. CVMSDC is a private, non-profit organization categorized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3). It is funded by membership dues, certification fees, and proceeds from programs activities. In addition, funds are also received from the National Minority Supplier Development Council. The Council serves all of North Carolina, South Carolina, Central, Eastern, and Western Virginia. Divided into eight regions, the Council is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina with a regional office located in Richmond, Virginia. CMVSDC relies on local advisory committee volunteers in the eight regions to assist with programs in each region. This approach helps develop closer relationships with members, and better defines programs and services.

Meet Our Team

The CVMSDC RINGs

The six Regional Industry Needs Group (RINGs) are local work groups comprised of CVMSDC Corporate Partners and certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) owners.

Covering the Richmond VA, Western & Coastal Areas – and All Areas South of Northern VA
Covering Midlands, Lowcountry Pee-Dee; Covering cities East of Columbia, SC

Learn about the CVMSDC RINGs

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