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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