Companies that have already confirmed their attendance:

•Accenture •AgileOne •AIG •American Express •Apple •Arup •Aston University •Bank of America •Barclays •Bristol-Myers Squibb •BT •CBRE •Citi •ConnXus •Cummins •DeMontfort University •EDF Energy •Enterprise Rent-A-Car •EY •Facebook •GlaxoSmithKline •Gibbs Hybrid •Goldman Sachs •HS2 •IBM •Intel •ISS •Johnson & Johnson •JPMorganChase •KPMG •Linklaters •Marsh & McLennan Companies •MasterCard •Mott MacDonald •MSD •Pinsent Masons •Sodexo •Sony Entertainment •The Coca-Cola Companies •University of Surrey •Wyndham Worldwide

This year’s conference boasts a stimulating two days of seminars, presentations and panel discussions from today’s thought leaders as well as ample opportunity to learn and network amongst peers.

This is a must attend conference for Ethnic Minority Businesses (EMBs) or Corporations looking to drive inclusive procurement and best practice.


Business Opportunity Day Knowledge Forum Awards Dinner Full Conference Awards Dinner Table (10 people)
MSDUK Corporate member  £200.00  £200.00  £300.00  £650.00  £2,500.00
Other Corporates/public sectors  £220.00  £220.00  £330.00  £725.00  £3,000.00
MSDUK Certified Business  £100.00  £100.00  £150.00  £325.00  £1,250.00
Other businesses/not-for-profit/social enterprises  £120.00  £120.00  £175.00  £350.00  £1,500.00
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MSDUK Corporate Member (inc. 1 Business Opportunity Day ticket) £700
MSDUK Corporate Member (inc. 1 full event ticket) £1150
MSDUK Certified Business (inc. 1 Business Opportunity Day ticket) £400
MSDUK Certified Business (inc. 1 full event ticket) £625


  • All Prices are excluding VAT (20%)


The event will be held from Tuesday 25 September – Wednesday 26 September 2018

The Vox Conference Centre, Resorts World, Birmingham B40 1PU

This event is a must-attend conference for Ethnic Minority Businesses (EMBs) and Corporations looking to drive inclusive procurement and connect with diverse like-minded businessmen and women. Considered one of the biggest event in the UK championing supply chain diversity and inclusion, MSDUK 2018 Conference will attract over 700 attendees including:

C-Suite corporate leaders representing some of the household corporate brands

100s of procurement professionals

Global diversity & inclusion leaders

Policy makers

Business delegations from the US, Australia, Canada, South Africa, China and from across Europe

100s of innovative and successful ethnic minority businesses from across the UK.

For the daytime events, we recommend a business casual dress code.

For the Evening Awards Dinner, we recommend black tie.

Please see the table below with details of who to contact based on your query:

REGISTRATION & EVENTS Harriet Sullivan harriet@msduk.org.uk +44 (0)116 253 2520
EXHIBITIONS & SPONSORSHIPS Raj Pattani raj@msduk.org.uk +44 (0)796 194 5161
BUSINESS AWARDS Malvika Patel malvika@msduk.org.uk +44 (0)116 253 2520


At MSDUK we understand the importance of your brand and how it exemplifies your identity / values as an organisation.

At the 2018 Conference and Awards there will be an incredible opportunity to market your company for being at the forefront of supplier diversity / inclusive procurement. The conference attracts over 650 senior attendees from across the world. With our society becoming more multicultural, brand loyalty amongst Ethnic Minority Consumer groups are extremely high and thus it makes commercial sense to be inclusive of diversity both internally in your workforce and externally through your supply chains.

The exposure your brand will receive will reach far beyond this event, with a broad media strategy that extends to local, national and international audiences.

The following are eligible to sponsor:

MSDUK Corporate members

MSDUK Ethnic Minority owned business members

The price of all sponsorship packages on offer are available to view on our Sponsorship page.

For all sponsorship queries, please contact Raj Pattani at raj@msduk.org.uk or +44 (0)116 253 2520


Nominations open on 26 March 2018 at 9am BST.

The deadline to nominate a Business or Corporate Member is 24 April 2018.

The deadline for self-nomination is 15 May 2018.

In order to submit your MSDUK 2018 Awards nomination, please download the applicable nomination form and save it to your computer before filling it in.

All forms can be found here.

All Awards will be presented on the final night of the MSDUK 2018 Conference & Awards at the Awards Dinner on Wednesday 26 September 2018.

With thanks to our 2018 Sponsors and Partners