Andrew D. Nash 
Dallas/Fort Worth MSDC 


Monday May 12, 2014 at 5:00 PM CDT
Tuesday May 13, 2014 at 4:00 PM CDT

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Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas 
500 West Las Colinas Blvd
Irving, TX 75039

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Online Registration is Closed. You can register onsite on Monday and Tuesday starting at 9am


The Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council
is celebrating over 40 years of facilitating connections between our
Buying Entity Partners and certified Minority Business Enterprises in North

We continue our history of assisting connections by inviting
you to participate in ACCESS 2014 Business Expo on May 12-13, 2014 at Irving
Convention Center in Irving, Texas! It is the largest premier business expo in
the Southwest linking minority owned businesses with corporations, public
sector agencies and prime federal suppliers. There is an opportunity for
everyone to make a connection, build a relationship and learn more about the
business opportunities upcoming in North Texas.


 We are continuing our challenge to every Buying Entity Partner and certified MBE to complete 40 business transactions with a certified MBE this year.


 Don’t Miss These

 “Must Do” Connection Opportunities


Always a hit, the One-on-One  sessions increase each year. These 20-minute
meetings allow buyers and certified minority businesses to evaluate possible business opportunities.

Doing Business
Texas Style Contract Spot Bid Fair
For the 6th year in a row, Senator

Royce West and the State of Texas HUB Coordinators join us at ACCESS to provide “on the spot” bid opportunities for State of Texas business.  Plus, be sure to attend the May 13th seminar conducted by the HUB Coordinators on how to do business with the State of Texas.

Federal and GSA Sustainablity Connection
If you have been thinking about doing business in the Federal

space, don’t miss the “Federal Connection Track” on the exhibit floor. Meet
Federal Prime Contractors and Suppliers. Learn about opportunities to do
business. Also to help government agencies to meet sustainability goals

Marketing Madness
Business Solutions Pavilion
Do you want to keep up with the latest
products, services and trends to create a more efficient business? Then be sure
to stop by the “Marketing Madness” Business Solutions Pavilion. The Pavilion
offers small business solutions including product demonstrations, sampling,
promotions and more to assist your business in its growth and development.

 Go to the website to download the ACCESS 2014 brochure.



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Venue and Hotel :

ACCESS 2014 Business Expo

May 12 -13, 2013

Irving Convention Center in Las Colinas

Hotel Information:

$99.oo per night (ask for ACCESS 2014 room rate) until April 28th

The Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Irving Convention Center - Las Colinas


Hotel Front Desk: 1-972-910-0302 Hotel Fax: 1-972-910-0299


The Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Irving Convention Center - Las Colinas is conveniently located just a short distance from DFW Airport, and sits adjacent to the new Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas. We invite you to feel at home at our all suite property that provides essential amenities for the business or leisure traveler. Enjoy a ride in our complimentary shuttle that will take you anywhere within a 5 mile radius Monday through Friday from 7AM until 10PM including DFW Airport. While you are staying with us, please join us Monday through Thursday evenings from 5PM-7PM for our guest reception which includes complimentary beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres, or unwind at several of the local favorite eateries including Via Real, The Ranch, Pappadeaux, Pappasitos, Cool River and several more.