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The Mid-States Minority Supplier Development Council is pleased to invite you to register for this year's Indiana Networking Social Event on August 17, 2023, from 11 AM to 4 PM EST! The Council's emphasis on being A Platform for Change will continue through this event and utilizing the MatchMaker365 tools.


We will have a brief presentation, a couple of competitive rounds, and ample chances for MBEs and large corporations to connect with purchasing opportunities from some of Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri’s largest companies. This is a must-attend event, and we can't wait to see you there!


11:00am - Registration opens


11:30am – Presidents Welcome


11:45am – Buffet Lunch served, and guests will be seated in assigned bay area outside


12:00pm - Top Golf instructions and tournament time begins. Guests will compete for prizes playing Top Golf and Top Shot.


3:00pm – Appetizers served inside meeting area


3:05pm – Everyone seated inside


· Awards ceremony

· Presidents Overview

· MBE Spotlight

o Akeem Shannon – CEO of Flipstick will share his story of resilience as he embarked on his journey to build generational wealth for his community. Find out how he persevered to build his empire with supporters such as Sean “P. Diddy” Combs and Snoop Dog along the way. Akeem's story is currently featured at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History’s “Cellphone: Unseen Connections” exhibition in Washington D.C. You won’t want to miss his story!

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