Who will attend

 

Chicago Business Opportunity Fair, the region’s largest conference and expo for minority suppliers, will host more than 2,000 attendees including corporate buying organizations, minority business owners, resource organizations, government agencies and NMSDC affiliates.

All attendees must register! Level Sponsors do not register unless tickets, exhibit space, or reserved tables are needed in addition to your package. Take advantage of our special promotional rates for early registration. The deadline for advanced registration is March 1, 2017. Late registration and onsite registration prices apply after advanced registration expires.

Some prices are dependent on your business/organizations category. Participant categories are below:
Category 1 | C1 - NMSDC Certified Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) in good standing.
Category 2 | C2 - Suppliers, Non-NMSDC Certified. Any supplier without an NMSDC MBE Certification. Any affiliate or resource organization that is neither a buying organization nor a Certified MBE.
Category 3 | C3 - Corporate Members of the NMSDC in good standing.
Category 4 | C4 - Corporations, Non-Members of the NMSDC. Public or private buying organizations that are not current dues-paying members of the National Minority Supplier Development Council.

How to Register

 

Register online for CBOF50 FULL CONFERENCE or select single event tickets. Full Conference registration and booth space reservations are discounted until 12-9-2016. Online ticket and card processing fees are waived until 12-9-2016 for early registrants!

Standard Registration Prices Expire March 1, 2017.  
On-site / late registration begins after March 1, 2017.  On-site / late registration fees apply after March 1, 2017!  Please register online or by e-form within the deadlines to maximize your savings.

Expecting a large presence from your company? You may also purchase a RESERVED TABLE (10 PEOPLE) for the MBEIC Awards Dinner and the Sponsors Breakfast. Register online


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All sales are final. Tickets, booth space and sponsorship is non-refundable.