Join us as we celebrate minority business development with a variety of opportunities for networking between our Corporate Members and our MBEs. Featuring an Interactive Conversation with Marna Borgstrom, CEO of Yale New Haven Health, Rohit Mahajan, Managing Partner at, moderated by Cosmo Macero, Director/Associate, O’Neil & Associates. Hosted by Mistress of Ceremonies, Ciara Speller, Event Anchor of WWLP-22 News.

We will also reveal the winners of the GNEMSDC 2019 Awards, honoring achievements of the individuals and companies who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to providing quality service and promoting economic inclusion.

  • 11:00 a.m. Registration & Networking
  • 12:00 p.m. Luncheon and Awards

Award Categories

1. National Corporation of the Year
2. Local Corporation of the Year
3. Buyer of the Year
4. Advocate of the Year
5. MBE to MBE Empowerment Award
6. Institution of Higher Learning of the Year
7. Public Sector Buyer of the Year
8. MBE Supplier of the Year (see the categories below)

Class 1 Annual Sales Less than $1 Million
Class 2 Annual Sales between $1 Million and $10 Million
Class 3 Annual Sales between $10 Million and $50 Million
Class 4 Annual Sales Greater than $50 Million
Subscription Out of state MBE doing business in New England. Must be a Subscriber with GNEMSDC.


Awards Luncheon