Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32successful MBE Program. The SLMBE Office also maintains memberships and support for local and national council chambers, associations, and other like-minded organizations. These organizations include: Women Presidents’ Educational Organization (WPEO), and The Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council (CRMSDC). In FY 2016, WSSC’s SLMBE office hosted and participated in ninety-seven (97) outreach events with the purpose of creating a lasting footprint on the local business community. The SLMBE Office continues to support numerous regional and diverse business development organizations and/or events based in WSSC’s community. These events represent various ethnic population segments, as well as specific interests in the public and private sectors of the WSSC region. They include: attending, hosting and participating in local and regional supplier development workshops and expositions that target M/WBE and small, local businesses for contracting opportunities in the public and private sector. Figure 20: FY 2016 SLMBE Office Outreach Efforts by Organization Organization Type Number of Events Chamber of Commerce 11 Capitol Region Minority Supplier Development Council 6 WSSC Internal/Supplier Development/ Contract Specific Workshop 8 Non-Profit Organizations 23 Private Corporations 10 WSSC Special Event 9 State and Local Government 5 WSSC Vendor Workshop 20 Women Presidents’ Educational Organization (WPEO) & Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) 5 In FY 2016, WSSC and its SLMBE Office received the following awards under the leadership of Carla A. Reid, GM/CEO and Towanda R. Livingston, Director, SLMBE Office. These awards include but are not limited to the following: • Maryland Washington Minority Companies Association’s (MWMCA) Minority Outreach Certificate • Women’s Business Steadfast Supporter Award from Women Business Owners of Prince George’s County (WBO-PG) • Black History Hero Award from Maryland Washington Minority Companies Association (MWMCA) and Maryland Live Casino • Commitment to the Success of Women’s Business Enterprises Award by the Women Presidents’ Educational Organization (WPEO) • Global Advocate Ambassador Certificate from We’re Empowered to Achieve the Impossible (WETATi) • Most Inclusive Corporation of the Year for Minority Business Award from Maryland Washington Minority Companies Association (MWMCA) • Supplier Diversity Executive of the Year Award from Minority Enterprise Advocate (MEA) Magazine We would like to sincerely thank the organizations that recognized and/or partnered with WSSC and the SLMBE Office during FY 2016 and look forward to continued strategic partnerships in the future. In addition to organizations previously mentioned, we would also like to thank: • State of Maryland Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs (GOMA) • Prince George’s County Chamber of Commerce • Prince George’s County Supplier Diversity & Development Division • Montgomery County Office of Procurement • Maryland Hispanic Business Conference • Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GWHCC) • Women Business Owners of Montgomery County WSSC SLMBE Program Performance Results Report FY 2016 19