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The Latin Business Association,

in conjunction with LBA Certifications Partner


and other organizations

is proud to present SCMSDC’s



taking place

March 3-4, 2015


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Sheraton Universal Hotel

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Universal City, CA 91608

The Latin Business Association is once again a proud Community Partner with SCMSDC- Southern California Minority Supplier Development Council- in presenting Minority Business Opportunity Day (MBOD) 2015.

Minority Business Opportunity Day (MBOD) exposes minority businesses to progressive workshops and seminars that optimize business potential and enhances business growth. MBOD also provides valuable opportunities for MBEs to network with major corporations. Member corporations value MBOD as a forum for meeting new MBE suppliers and vendors.

Schedule of Events

DAY 1 – MARCH 3, 2015

  • 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM Registration open
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast available
  • 9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Welcome
  • 9:15 AM – 12:00 PM Seminars & workshops
  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch
  • 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM Seminars
  • 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Networking reception

DAY 2 – MARCH 4, 2015

  • 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM Registration open
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast available
  • 9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Welcome/Ribbon-cutting
  • 9:15 AM – 12:30 PM Exhibit fair
  • 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Lunch
  • 1:45 PM – 4:00 PM Exhibit fair
  • 1:45 PM – 4:00 PM Matchmaking (1-on-1 Interviews)

*Tentative schedule

Special Discount for LBA Members and Friends!

Use the special Promo Code LBA 2015 and receive $20 off Full Conference Supplier Registration!

Matchmaking registration is now OPEN!

Don’t miss out on one of MBOD’s biggest highlights. Register for the matchmaking session to ensure you connect with the right suppliers based on your specific needs and initiatives.

  • Step 1: Register for MBOD. Your matchmaker passcode will be emailed to you along with your MBOD registration confirmation. Register as Supplier or as a Corporate Walk-Thru. You can also register as a Sponsor/Exhibitor (which includes 4 full-conference registrations!)
  • Step 2: Starting today, use your passcode to complete your matchmaking profile at
  • Step 3: Early schedule results and matches will be viewable for confirmation beginning Monday, February 16th. Log in to to stay up to date and continue to verify your matches. Matchmaking registration will close Friday, February 20th.


Once registration closes, changes and new registrations will only be available onsite during MBOD.

Already registered for MBOD and don’t have a passcode?
Corporate Walk-Thru & Suppliers – use the passcode emailed on 2/9/15 from and register at

We’ll see you there!


About SCMSDC- Southern California Minority Supplier Development Council
Southern California Minority Supplier Development Council (SCMSDC) is the largest nonprofit minority business advocacy organization in the region, representing the interests of more than 600,000 Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs), serving nearly 1,700 SCMSDC-Certified MBEs and 300 corporate members throughout a 13-county service area.

SCMSDC’s mission is “to be the premiere organization strengthening economic ties between large, public-, private- and foreign-owned corporations and minority men- and women-owned business enterprises.” Learn more about SCMSDC.