News & Events

As a certified MBE, we have successfully provided project based as well as recruiting and staffing solutions to commercial and government clients for more than 5 years. Part of our success is accomplished from the different events we attend every year sponsored by various organizations. We have listed some of those conferences below. We value the knowledge attained from these events and value the endless networking opportunities made available by these conferences.

International Society for Pharmacoeconomics
and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)

ISPOR promotes the science of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research which is a scientific discipline that evaluates the effect of healthcare interventions on patient well being in clinical outcomes, economic outcomes and patient reported outcomes. ISPOR also facilitates the translation of this research into useful information for healthcare decision makers to ensure that society allocates scarce health care resources wisely, fairly and efficiently.

ISPOR embraces health care researchers, health technology assessors, government health technology regulators, payers of healthcare, healthcare providers, and patients. The healthcare researchers include disciplines such as Pharmacoeconomics, pharmacoepidemiology, decision analysis, modeling risk assessment, patient-reported outcomes, database analysis, observational studies and patient registries. ISPOR is a fully international, educational and scientific organization that fosters excellence in the core disciplines of health economics and outcomes research.

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Sapphire offers unparalleled opportunities for getting answers to the business issues facing you and your customers. We can take advantage of expert guidance, important networking opportunities, and access to critical information as well as hands-on experience with the business solutions that will help shape your company’s future.

SAPPHIRE Annual Conference is an outstanding opportunity for attendees to meet with SAP partners and ASUG associate members from around the world. You can consult face to face with representatives from ore than 250 SAP technology, support, software solution, services, hosting, education and content providers. All the biggest names exhibit there along with innovative niche companies that just might have the solution your organization has been looking for. This conference helps businesses become more competitive, teaches ways to maximize Return on Investment, lower total cost of ownership and ways to sustain profitable growth in a volatile economic environment.

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ORACLE OpenWorld Conference

Oracle OpenWorld is all about exploring technology – how to get more out of what you have, how to prepare for what’s coming next and how to choose from and use an ever-growing collection of choices to develop just the system you need for your business. Oracle OpenWorld provides special exhibitions and events to hundreds of demos and partner offerings to a vibrant bookstore. There are endless variety of surprises, inspiration and possibilities as you explore Oracle OpenWorld.

Oracle OpenWorld provides more opportunities to learning from industry experts in hundreds of sessions throughout the week and taking advantage of ways to expand both knowledge and network of your business. They offer streams and tracks, hands-on labs, oracle development, Green program and consulting center. The conference also provides endless networking opportunities with over 20,000 partners of Oracle located around the world where they discuss growth strategies and unveil new offerings designed to accelerate your organization’s enablement taking partnering to the next level.

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Federal Office Systems Exposition (FOSE)

New challenges, same place to tackle them. For over 35 years, FOSE has been the one IT event known government-wide as the annual meeting place for the industry. No other event draws over 10,000 senior levels IT decision makers from federal, state, local, and international government converging to learn, network, share experiences, and evaluate products, services, and solutions from over 400 industry partners. Here, hundreds of companies showcase their products and services that the government IT employee is looking for. They deliver a spectrum of education from introductions to topics to in depth case studies through free education and there are countless networking opportunities to foster cross agency collaboration.

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MEDWeek Conference

The National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week Conference is the largest federally sponsored Conference held on behalf of minority entrepreneurs and business enterprises.

For the last 26 years, MBDA has brought the nation’s foremost business leaders to offer advice, counsel and insight to help minority businesses stay competitive in the marketplace.  From Former Secretary of State Colin Powell and media magnate Malcolm Forbes to renowned author Hernando de Soto and U.S. Treasurer Anna Escobedo Cabral, some of today’s most important leaders have been on the MED Week stage, providing inspiration and guidance to our entrepreneurs.

Most importantly, MED Week remains a celebration of the contributions made by minority enterprises, and a chance to recognize and honor accomplished minority business owners and advocates throughout the country.  Networking is a vital component to MED Week, and no conference provides you with the opportunity to connect with some of the most exciting and innovative minds in minority business.

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National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (NMSDC)

Headquartered in New York City, NMSDC is an organization comprised of a network of 39 affiliate regional councils across the country (including SCMBDC), all of whom provide minority-business certification and business development opportunities. Since 1972, the goal of NMSDC has been to provide the direct link between corporate America and minority-owned businesses. NMSDC has over 3,500 corporate members and more than 15,000 certified minority owned businesses in its network.

Every year, NMSDC holds a Conference and Business Opportunity Fair which is the nation’s benchmark forum on minority business development. The conference is hosted by nationally renowned speakers and offers plenty of sessions and workshops with Corporate CEOs, Executives, Minority Entrepreneurs, government decision makers and many other national experts on Minority Business Development.

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Women in Business: The Bridge to Quality

Women Business Enterprise National Council or WBENC holds its annual Women in Business national conference and business fair every year and is the largest event of its kind in the US for women’s business enterprises (WBEs). During the event, WBEs, senior corporate executives, supplier diversity and procurement professionals, and government representatives fostered many business opportunities by participating in an ambitious agenda including networking activities, workshops, general sessions and special events.

The mission is to educate women’s business enterprises (WBEs), supply chain managers, and supplier diversity staff of multinational corporations on how to do business together in the international marketplace. It features outstanding speakers, panel discussions and workshops focused on international business engagement.

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USPAACC CelebrAsian Conference

At CelebrAsian, Buyers and Sellers are brought together under one roof! This conference will grow your business through one-on-one prescheduled meetings, valuable connections, prized information, partnership and teamwork— strategic relationships that could lead to real, business opportunities. During CelebrAsian we can connect with Asian Pacific American suppliers, build relationships with contract and supplier diversity managers from Fortune corporations and Federal government agencies.

CelebrAsian helps us build strategic networks with Tier I contractors and Tier II subcontractors; go after large business opportunities. We can sharpen our competitive edge; acquire new business onshore and offshore. We can grow our business with invaluable business intelligence. We can celebrate our American Dream during Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month at the Excellence Awards dinner with the 50 Fastest-Growing Asian Business Executives Americans who have achieved great heights in business and have enriched the lives of other Americans. This is a unique result-oriented experience that builds and grows your business.

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ProcureCon Asia

The Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce hosts ProcureCon Asia conference every year which is dedicated to preparing Asian and other quality emerging suppliers and American buyers for a shared economic future, strengthening business relationships and deepening understanding among Virginia’s Asian suppliers community and corporate and government buyers. Founded in 2004 by Civil Rights Leader Tinh Phan and other Asian champions of multicultural businesses, the Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce reaches audiences around the United States.

The purposed of ProcureCon Asia Conference is the help attendees build new person contacts and networking with federal, state and local government agencies, prime contractors, Fortune 500 firms and other large businesses. It allows you to market your products and services and your brands and capabilities. It also helps find new resources in hard economic times like securing financing when lenders aren’t lending and alternative ways to obtain funds and working capital needed for your business.

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