2018 NMSDC Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange BizConnect Matchmaker

October 15 & 17


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Registrants will have pre-arranged matchmaking appointments, utilizing our new matchmaking platform. Each private and public organization (buyer) will be matched with a business registrant(s) (seller) based on General Classification System of Business Categories given during the online registration process.

Step 1: Sign up Today
Thru September 28

Eligible Buyers: NMSDC National Members, Corporate Plus Members, Local Corporate Members & Government Agencies may create a profile and post opportunities.
Eligible Suppliers: NMSDC-Certified MBEs registered for full conference for Matchmaker day(s) may create a profile.

Step 2: Search For Matches & Schedule Appointments
September 17 - October 7


Beginning September 17, Buyers and Suppliers log in to search for matches based on selected criteria. Criteria categories include keywords, NAICS codes, geographic markets and more. Appointments are not guaranteed. Buyers request appointments with Suppliers, and accept/decline Supplier appointment requests. Suppliers may request up to three appointments. Appointment scheduling closes October 7, 2018. If by then, none of your appointment requests were accepted, you will have no matchmaker appointments.

Step 3: Meet Your Match
October 15 & 17


Check-in for the Conference to retrieve your conference badge. Present your Conference badge to check-in for your matchmaking appointments. Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the matchmaking appointments


Click below for more info

Matchmaker FAQ


when WHEN? October 15 &17 2018
where WHERE? Austin Texas

Event Details

when Matchmaker Times Monday, October 15: 10:15am - 12:30pm
Wednesday, October 17: 9:45am - 12:00pm
where location: Austin Convention Center | 500 E Cesar Chavez Street Austin, TX 78701

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Contact Details

  • For questions regarding Registration and Logistics contact us

    (713) 271-3746
    Hours of Operation:
    Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm CST
  • For questions regarding Technical Difficulties contact

    Hours of Operation:
    Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm CST