EurekaFacts Selected as ‘Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise’
Rockville, MD, August 30, 2019 — EurekaFacts, a recognized leader in market and social science research, announced today that the company has been selected by the Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council (CRMSDC) as a 2019 Top 100 MBE® winner. This honor goes to those minority-owned businesses in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia that demonstrate exceptional entrepreneurial accomplishments, a high level of professionalism, and have made substantial contributions to their community.
CRMSDC, established in 1972, is one of 23 regional affiliates of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, the only nationally recognized MBE certifying authority. The CRMSDC’s mission is to assist its corporate members in improving the diversification and innovation of their supply chains by connecting them to well developed, certified minority business enterprises.
The Top 100 MBE awards were created to recognize those enterprising minority entrepreneurs that fuel the region’s economy through their innovation, sacrifices, and dedication. These business owners are living their dreams and making significant contributions to their clients, professions, industries, and communities.
Established in 2007, the Top 100 MBE Awards® ceremony welcomes nearly 1,000 attendees in celebration of the creativity and innovation of regional MBEs who are role models and inspire the entire community. The Top 100 MBE Awards® will be presented at the CRMSDC’s 38th Annual Leaders and Legends Awards Ceremony, on Thursday, October 3, 2019, at the MGM National Harbor.
Sharon R. Pinder, CRMSDC’s president and CEO, says, “Our board of directors and our corporate members congratulate the 2019 Top 100 MBEs® on their stellar accomplishments. We are proud to add this year’s class of winners to our circle of leadership.” Congratulations to all Top 100 MBEs!
“We are proud to receive this prestigious award,” declares Jorge Restrepo, EurekaFacts president and CEO. “I am honored to be among such an outstanding group of awardees each recognized for the strength of their accomplishments and character. I am truly grateful for our clients, partners, staff and community whom we have been able to serve.”
EurekaFacts is a full-service market and social research firm in the Washington, D.C. area. We help leaders understand and shape successful programs, communications, and brands through data collection and advanced analytics. Since 2003, we have collaborated with government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and corporations to answer their research questions and business objectives. EurekaFacts is ISO 20252 certified, the highest quality standard in market and social research.
About Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council (CRMSDC)
CRMSDC, established in 1972, is one of 23 regional affiliates of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, the only nationally recognized MBE certifying authority. CRMSDC also operates two programs funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) grants: (1) MBDA Business Center helps minority-owned firms create jobs, compete in the global economy and grow their businesses, and (2) Federal Procurement Center which is the nation’s only federally-funded program solely dedicated to assisting MBEs in obtaining Federal contracts. Together these three organizations form the CRMSDC MBE Business Consortium, the largest provider of MBE support services in the region.