Meet your supplier diversity, employee diversity, and corporate social responsibility goals:

Get access to a national network of 40+ business centers that are dedicated to the growth and global competitiveness of minority business enterprises. Gain access to regional MBDA Business Centers, Advanced Manufacturing Centers, Export Centers, and Specialty Centers, along with federal, state, and local agencies. Register below for your annual IL MBDA Membership today

Access Certified Minority Businesses

Increase revenues, and improve your operating efficiencies by streamlining your vendor search. Tap into our vast network of qualified providers that are best-suited for your corporate, federal, state, and government contracts.

Access Trained Staffing Support

Decrease the time and cost of your hiring process while showing your commitment to employee diversity. Access a network of trained individuals for potential staffing support.

Connect with Minority and Underserved Communities

Connect to minority and underserved communities. Increase public awareness and media exposure to your brand's commitment for contributing to closing the wealth gap.

What You Get With Your Annual Illinois MBDA Membership

  • Stay Informed: Get the latest updates by accessing the IL MBDA newsletter and our vibrant social media platforms. Share your organization's news with a vast network of diverse businesses, subscribers, collaborators, and partners.
  • Exclusive and Discounted Events and Workshops: Attend key events, including the Golf Outing Classic Annual Illinois in September and the Annual Business Summit Chicago in February. Network and engage with industry leaders.
  • Collaborative Meetings: Participate in our Monthly and Quarterly Business Meetings to connect, discuss, and strategize with fellow members.
  • Procurement & Networking: Seize opportunities for procurement and VIP networking, paving the way for growth and partnerships.
  • Diversity Initiatives: Explore programs and activities that assist your supplier and employee diversity teams in benchmarking supplier diversity best practices and identifying certified minority businesses and promising job candidates.
  • Zero or Low Cost Resources and Services: Access a large network of National Attorneys and Illinois MBDA Business Center resources and services for no or low cost.

Register to Become an Annual IL MBDA Member Now!