The NCMSDC is one of 24 regional councils of the National Minority Supplier Development Council ( NMSDC), the nation’s leading organization for minority business development. The NMSDC and its regional councils serve as a direct link between corporate America and minority owned businesses.There are 3,600 corporate members throughout the network, including most of America’s largest publicly owned, privately owned and foreign owned companies, as well as universities, hospitals and other buying institutions. The regional councils certify and match more than 16,000 minority owned businesses with member corporations that want to purchase goods and services. Most of America’s largest and most successful MBEs are counted among NMSDC’s 16,000 certified minority suppliers. To learn more about the NMSDC, visit their website.