Minority/Women/LGBTQ Entrepreneur Business Program

Event Details

Minority/Women/LGBTQ Entrepreneur Business Program

A Supplier Diversity Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Training Series

We are seeking a cohort of diverse entrepreneurs to take part in our virtual Supplier Diversity Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Pilot Training Series.

AUDIENCE – Diverse Small Businesses

PURPOSE – To create awareness and increase participation in corporate Supply Chain through Supplier Diversity initiative


  • Understand the application and utilization of minority/women/diverse business certification
  • Develop and implement business development strategy
  • Learn and share best practices on selling to corporate organizations and public agencies
  • Make that Sales Pitch!


Professional and corporate member led webinars, facilitated by Matthew Alix Jr, President/Owner of The Alix Group, Inc

Supplier Diversity Overview, with guest speaker – T-Mobile (Minority/Women/LGBTQ Entrepreneur Business Program)

  1. Sept 8th, noon to 1pm – Supplier Diversity Overview, with guest speaker – T-Mobile
  2. Sept 15th noon to 1pm — Planning and Research  — Andrew Durkee (Sac Airport)
  3. Sept 22nd noon to 1pm —  Business Development and Marketing, with guest speaker – T-Mobile
  4. Sept 29th noon to 1pm — Contract Management and Compliance
  5. Oct 6th noon to 1pm — Access to Capital , (Renata Daher)
  6. Oct 13th noon to 1pm — Business Pitch Hour – members of the cohort will have an opportunity to pitch to corporate and public members, Sacramento International Airport

We are seeking a cohort of 10-15 diverse business owners to participate in this cohort. Please register your information here to be considered by August 15th, 2022. We will confirm your participation by email.

Rules for participation:

Participants must complete 4 of the 5 sessions to be eligible to participate in the Business Pitch hour on Oct 13th


The information provided in this webinar and any supplementary materials provided are intended for educational and informational purposes only and does not constitute professional financial or legal advice. By registering for this webinar, you accept and agree to the full disclaimer available at https://zoom.asksbdc.com/SBDC_Webinar_Disclaimer and that under no circumstances shall the named parties be held liable for any claims, losses, or damages arising out of or in any way related to the information provided in this webinar and/or the registrant’s use of or reliance on said information.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Sacramento Valley SBDC at [email protected] or (916) 655-2100.



“Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.”

Register Here!


September 8, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm