Minority Business Opportunity Day (MBOD)

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The Latin Business Association
In partnership with

SCMSDC

Proudly Presents


Minority Business Opportunity Day (MBOD)

Join suppliers and procurement professionals on March 8 & 9, 2016 for one of Southern California’s largest supplier diversity conferences. MBOD exposes diverse businesses and corporate representatives to an exhibit fair, progressive workshops and seminars that optimize business potential and enhance professional development. With over 1,000 attendees annually, corporations value this event as the premier forum for meeting new diverse suppliers.



March 8 & 9, 2016

9 a.m – 5* p.m

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Sheraton Universal Hotel
333 Universal Hollywood Drive
Universal City, CA 91608




MBOD provides valuable opportunities for MBEs and major corporations to network with one another. With 1,200 in attendance annually, member corporations value this event as the premier forum for meeting new MBE suppliers and vendors. Over two days, attendees will experience:


•Workshops & seminars: Timely, educational content presented in interesting,
easy-to-understand formats.
•Networking reception: Mingling of attendees and presentation of
council ‘thank you’ awards.
•Exhibit fair: Exhibition of 80+ corporate members and MBEs.
•Construction hardhat pavilion: Mini exhibit fair targeting construction and
construction-related suppliers.
•One-on-one matchmaking interviews: 10-minute conversations between corporate members looking for specific products/services and the certified MBEs capable of meeting those corporations’ needs.


To register online
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Schedule of Events


 Day 1 – March 8, 2016*


9:00 AM   – 3:00 PM  Registration Open
9:00 AM   –  10:00 AM Continental Breakfast
10:00 AM   – 10:15 AM Welcome
10:15 AM   –  12:45 PM Seminars
12:45 PM – 1:45 PM Lunch
1:45 PM   – 4:30 PM Seminars
5:00 PM   – 8:00 PM Networking Reception

Day 2 – March 9, 2016*


8:00 AM   – 3:00 PM  Registration Open
8:00 AM   –  9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM   – 10:00 AM Welcome Address
10:00 AM – 10:10 AM
Ribbon Cutting
10:10 AM – 12:30 PM
Exhibit Fair
10:30 PM  – 12:30 PM Construction Hardhat Pavilion
12:30 PM   – 1:45 PM Luncheon
*Exhibit fair closed during luncheon
1:45 PM   – 4:00 PM Exhibit Fair Resumes
1:45 PM   – 4:00 PM One-on-One Matchmaking Interviews

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