We are thrilled to announce that registration is NOW OPEN for the highly anticipated 2023 MMSDC ACE (Ambassadors Championing Excellence) Awards & Chairman’s Scholarship Gala! Mark your calendars for October 3rd at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI, because you won’t want to miss this spectacular celebration!
This year’s ACE Awards promises to be an unforgettable evening where we honor the remarkable past, the thriving present, and the promising future of Supplier Diversity. Together, we will pay tribute to industry trailblazers who have played a pivotal role in forging strong buyer-supplier relationships, ultimately supporting the growth and expansion of minority enterprises.


A major highlight of the event will be the recognition of our incredible ACE Ambassador Nominees, individuals who have gone above and beyond in fostering partnerships and driving transformative change. As a community, we understand that our shared success is built on the bedrock of robust collaborations. At MMSDC, we are passionately devoted to bolstering the economic growth of minority business enterprises (MBEs) by facilitating successful partnerships with multinational corporations. This commitment resonates with the core spirit of the ACE Awards, as we celebrate disruptors and change agents who continuously raise the bar in the realm of supplier diversity. Together, we’ll toast to the unwavering commitment of these outstanding individuals and corporations who are making a tangible difference in the world of Supplier Diversity.

Beyond the ACE Awards, we will also be hosting the Chairman’s Scholarship Gala, a biennial event created to recognize and thank our Board Chairman Robert Young for his leadership and vision in enhancing MMSDC services and programs as we transition the two-year chairmanship. We also use this event to provide much-needed support by providing scholarships for minority college students specializing in STEM and Business fields.

These scholarships hold the promise of:

Together, the ACE Awards and the Chairman’s Scholarship Gala form an extraordinary initiative by the MMSDC to recognize achievements, encourage determination, and ensure the sustainable growth of minority supplier development. With these events, we celebrate the leaders of today while investing in the pioneers of tomorrow.

Save the date, spread the word, and let’s make this year’s ACE Awards & Chairman’s Scholarship Gala an event to remember! Together, we will shape a brighter future, one that is more inclusive and diverse than ever before. See you there!