Contact: Milana Walter
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 312-755-
CHICAGOMSDC PARTNERS WITH THE NIELSEN COMPANY AND WALMART TO BRING DATA MEASUREMENT AND RETAIL INDUSTRY OPPORTUNTIES TO CONSUMER PACKAGED GOODS (CPG) MBE’S
CHICAGO, IL, – ChicagoMSDC, a thought leader in minority business development since 1968, announces the creation of The Multicultural Insights Showcase-Workshop and MBE Scholarship Program with The Nielsen Company, the largest corporation in the world devoted to measuring data and Walmart with $405 billion in sales worldwide for FY 2010.
In an insightful endeavor designed to boost the metrics of success for CPG MBE’s,
the showcase, workshops and presentations take place on August 31 at Federal Reserve Bank in Chicago. The intensive one-day class is free of charge for qualifying CPG MBE’s. The application deadline is 5 p.m. (CST) on August 15, 2011.
The Nielsen Company is the global leader in measurement and information. Their data provides precise understanding of the consumer as the key to making decisions that can lead to profitable growth. Participants in The Multicultural Insights Showcase-Workshop and MBE Scholarship Program will be given valuable information and insights that would normally be perceived as cost-prohibitive for smaller companies.
Walmart, established in 1962 was recognized as in the top ten of Fortune Magazine’s Most Admired Companies’ List in 2010. It is a known leader in retail sales however it
is also a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy, employment opportunity and supplier diversity.
Sign up today, space is limited. For application and information visit www.chicagomsdc.org/
About ChicagoMSDC (Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council:
ChicagoMSDC is a thought leader in minority business since 1968. Its mission is to be the premier organization for increasing value-added business opportunities between major buying organizations and minority-owned businesses. ChicagoMSDC is the founding Council of NMSDC, a network of 37 regional councils. For over four decades, serving both minority suppliers and corporate buyers, ChicagoMSDC has been Chicago’s central network where trading partners have been able to meet and develop sustainable business linkages. Today, the ChicagoMSDC partnership includes over 200 private and public sector buying organizations and more than 1000 minority-owned businesses. Corporate members of ChicagoMSDC have reported over $3.5 billion in annual purchases from minority firms. MBE (Minority Business Enterprise) members have reported the employment of more than 20,000 workers annually. Visit: www.chicagomsdc.org
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ChicagoMSDC (Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council) has facilitated major corporate buyers, i.e. AT&T, and minority suppliers, i.e. Ariel, for over 40 years. Chicago is the founding council of 37 regional councils with headquarters in New York.