NMSDC Annual Conference in Atlanta


October 13 - 16, 2019

The NMSDC Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange is the nation’s premier forum on minority supplier development. For four days, more than 6,000 corporate CEOs, procurement executives and supplier diversity professionals from the top multinational companies, as well as leading Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business owners and international organizations will convene in Atlanta, Georgia, to re-energize their collective efforts to Certify > Develop > Connect > and Advocate for solid minority firms in the global corporate supply chain.

This one-of-a-kind event features:

  • Thousands of corporate executives, procurement professionals and Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business owners

  • More than 20 targeted sessions and workshops

  • A one-day Business Opportunity Exchange with more than 700 exhibit booths

  • A black-tie Awards Banquet

  • Endless opportunities to network, network, network!


Stabilus selects AEL Span for N.A. Distribution Center

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September 4, 2019 - Koblenz, Germany

Stabilus, a German manufacturer of gas springs for vehicle bodies and interiors, announced it has chosen AEL Span in Belleville, Michigan, to house and operate its distribution center. The facility will offer 2,100 Stabilus part numbers covering 99% of the domestic and import vehicles on North American highways, according to the company.

Stabilus supplies 90% of all OE automotive gas springs in North America. With the new distribution center, the company hopes to double its aftermarket business, according to Paulo Levy, head of the Stabilus North American industry business unit.

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