Another great turnout for the Mountain Plains Minority Supplier Development Council annual forum this year brought together minority small businesses and Colorado corporations to discuss new partnerships and achievements of the past year. Special thanks went to Kaiser Permanente and Xcel Energy as Breakfast and Luncheon Sponsors, respectively; and to Gold Sponsors: World Wide Technology, Dell EMC, and CenturyLink.

MSDC Representatives: President/CEO Stan Sena, Business Development & Corp. Services- Ann Albergotti, Board Chair Walt Jennings

The all-day 2017 Business Alliance Forum—titled “Going the Distance: Expanding Supplier Diversity”— held October 6 at the Denver PPA Center provided educational workshops, panel discussions, and awards recognition of Mt. Plains MSDC certified MBEs and Corporate Members.

Conference guests attended panels and listened to the latest trends in minority business with speakers from Fortune 500 and 1,000 companies during breakfast and luncheon sessions, and topical workshops designed to boost business growth.

The mission of the Mountain Plains Minority Supplier Development Council is to provide U.S. corporation and government entities with greater access to the goods and services of minority-owned business to develop lasting and mutually beneficial relationships.

For additional information on Mountain Plains Minority Supplier Development Council membership, programs and events call 303-623-3037 or visit: www.mpmsdc.org