News & Events

Ready to make the most out of your membership? Get involved with The Council via our upcoming events or relive the magic by browsing past event galleries. You can even stay ahead of the latest industry and local news through our blog!

Upcoming Events

2023 Signature Events

Business Opportunity Exchanges
Business Opportunity Exchanges

September 2022 | Fall Business Opportunity Exchange

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Networking for Scholarships
Networking for Scholarships

September 21, 2022 | Crystal Springs Resort, Hamburg, New Jersey

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Educational Programs
Educational Programs

Quarterly | Developing Your Business Workshops
Quarterly | MBE to MBE Networking
Fall 2022 | Healthcare Symposium
Fall 2022 | Sustainability Symposium
Fall 2022 | Biz Connect

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Partnership Awards Reception
Partnership Awards Reception

September/October 2022

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Virtual MatchMaking Sessions
Virtual MatchMaking Sessions

Quarterly 2022

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Biz Connect
Biz Connect

Fall 2022

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Blog & News

2023 MLK Day Message from Our President
2023 MLK Day Message from Our President

January 16, 2023

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. What would have been a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 93rd birthday is now a day of remembrance […]

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Looking Back on 2022…
Looking Back on 2022…

December 28, 2022

As another year comes to a close, we are eagerly looking forward to what 2023 has in store for The Council! Next year marks our 50th anniversary year and we’re excited to announce that we will be able to provide some new and exciting opportunities to our constituents in the new year. However, this is […]

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MBE Spotlight: Rey Montalvo
MBE Spotlight: Rey Montalvo

December 22, 2022

Rey Montalvo has been working in the energy field for 50 years, with the last 35 years at one company, Consolidated Energy Design (“CED”). He started off as General Manager, and over time became the President & CEO. After gaining years of energy conservation expertise, he’s now focused on a higher subset called Smart Grid […]

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MBE Spotlight: Sal Austin
MBE Spotlight: Sal Austin

November 21, 2022

Sal Austin is a Senior VP at DGX Security (DGX). He is a security expert, an Internet for ALL Advocate, and a Cloud Champion with over 20 years of hands on experience in the IT and Security Industry. He has extensive experience in business practices, operational leadership, technology and management. Sal is also a community […]

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Past Event Galleries

2022 Healthcare Symposium
2022 Partnership Awards Reception
2021 Networking for Scholarships
Pride Global: DSA Connects
2021 Networking for Scholarships
2021 Biz-Reconnect
2019 NJ Exchange
2019 Business Opportunity Exchange

Press

NYNJMSDC Announces the 2022 Corporate Award Winners
NYNJMSDC Announces the 2022 Corporate Award Winners

December 22, 2022

NEW YORK, NY—The New York and New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council (NYNJMSDC) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Corporate Awards, which were announced during a brief virtual ceremony on December 8, 2022. The corporate awards were received by I. Javette Hines, Global Head, Supply Chain Development, Inclusion and Sustainability for Citi […]

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MBE Spotlight: Partake Foods
MBE Spotlight: Partake Foods

September 8, 2022

Denise Woodard is the Founder and CEO of Partake Foods, a natural food company that was inspired by her daughter’s experience with food allergies. Partake’s first product — delicious, better for you, allergy-friendly cookies — was launched in 2017 and can now be found in more than 8,000 retail outlets, including Target, Trader Joe’s, Kroger, […]

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MBE Spotlight: Masterex Technologies Inc.
MBE Spotlight: Masterex Technologies Inc.

July 22, 2022

Masterex Technologies Inc. established with a goal to provide the best, most cost-effective solutions to their client’s information management needs. They provide objective business advice to help their clients achieve market-leading results. More and more companies are turning to Masterex Technologies Inc. to help them create business value through technology that translates into superior market […]

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Corporate Spotlight: National Fuel Gas Company
Corporate Spotlight: National Fuel Gas Company

July 22, 2022

National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE: NFG) is a diversified, integrated energy company with a complementary mix of natural gas assets located in the heart of the prolific Appalachian basin and supplemented by quality oil-producing assets in California.  From the bottom of the wellbore to the customer’s burner tip, National Fuel has structured our collective group […]

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