Business Opportunity Exchange

Resilient MBEs, refined supply chains, growing bottom lines — you can find this and more at our two biannual Business Opportunity Exchanges (BOE). Join us as you seek, seize, and secure successful business opportunities.

About the Events

Join us for jam-packed sessions designed to expand your business relationships. The Council’s biannual BOE industry panels and working sessions help outline opportunities and challenges in sourcing and procurement, letting you learn from the real experiences of others around you. Don’t miss inspiring talks and deep insights from leading diversity offers and minority suppliers and forge your own relationships with our MatchMaker sessions!

Mark Your Calendar! Registration Opens Soon.

The next Business Opportunity Exchange will take place on Thursday, May 18, 2023.

Who Should Attend?

  • All minority business owners, certified and non-certified, who want to increase their business portfolios
  • Corporate members who are interested in advancing their supplier diversity programs and growing their pool of suppliers
  • Corporations interested in implementing a supplier diversity program
  • Minority-owned businesses (own and control 51% or more of the business) that offer products or services to corporations or government agencies

Minority Suppliers

Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Business Opportunity Exchange

  • Network, Network, Network.
  • Network with representatives from Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies, educational institutions, and other certified firms.
  • Attend the MatchMaker Sessions: Perfect your pitch just in time to promote your business to a corporate or government agency prospect.
  • Strengthen your knowledge of supplier diversity programs from leading corporations and better understand how you can do business with them.
  • Market your products and services to hundreds of potential clients.

Corporate Members

Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Business Opportunity Exchange

  • Network, Network, Network.
  • Meet diverse suppliers that bring innovation to set your company apart from competitors.
  • Increase competition between suppliers, thereby reducing your direct and indirect spend.
  • Benchmark your program: connect with other supplier diversity and procurement professionals.
  • Discover new firms at the MatchMaker Sessions and hear about their products and services.


We are still actively accepting sponsors for this event. To learn more about our sponsorship levels, view our sponsorship packages and contact us today.

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