South Central Ohio MSDC Celebrates 38th Annual Awards Gala, Featuring Mr. Ed Gordon of BET

Oct 23, 2010, 20:01 ET from South Central Ohio MSDC

CINCINNATI, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The South Central Ohio MSDC will hold its 38th Annual Awards Gala and Silent Auction in West Chester, Ohio on Friday, November 12, 2010. This event recognizes the Corporation of the Year and Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) of the Year in three distinct categories. This premier event will be held at the Savannah Center in West Chester, featuring the very special keynote speaker, Mr. Ed Gordon of BET.

"This special event is a time to celebrate the successes of corporations and suppliers in the Council, and the communities which benefit from our progress in diversity and economic inclusion. Our Annual Gala allows us to showcase the fact that even during a shrinking economy, MBEs are able to sustain and even grow. Together as a council we celebrate new benchmarks of success, as well as the little victories we continue to achieve," explains Mr. Darryl A. Peal, President of South Central Ohio MSDC.

The evening's festivities will begin with a Private VIP Sponsors Reception at 5pm, the Open Reception & Silent Auction at 6pm, followed by Dinner and Awards Ceremony at 7pm. Award nomination forms, sponsorship opportunities and registration information are available at

Title Sponsors for this year's event include Macy's, Procter and Gamble, and Toyota. The Speaker Sponsor is Nationwide Insurance.

ABOUT SOUTH CENTRAL OHIO MSDC The South Central Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council, an affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) is dedicated to providing a direct link between Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) and its Corporate Members. Formed in 1999, South Central Ohio MSDC has over 30 years of combined experience in assisting in the development of mutually beneficial relationships between minority-owned businesses and corporations. With offices in Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton, South Central Ohio MSDC has over 140 Corporate Members and over 400 certified MBEs.

SOURCE South Central Ohio MSDC