The Business Diversity Institute (BDI) is a 501(c)(3) charity organization that supports the growth and success of regional minority-owned and woman-owned businesses through:
Education and training
Outreach, tools and resources
Promoting collaboration of public/private organizations in these efforts
BDI has been a community partner in providing enhanced education, agency and corporate collaboration and contracting opportunities to regional small businesses for over 20 years. Among the prominent events facilitated by BDI, Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week has celebrated the success and contributions of minority owned businesses for over two decades.
BDI is managed on a volunteer basis and includes representatives from the federal, state, and local government agencies as well as large corporate partner companies, and local small businesses.