One-to-One Sessions

The One-to-One Sessions are where key relationships begin. These are pre-arranged meetings between exhibitors (buying entities) and certified MBEs (suppliers). One-to-One Sessions are a great way for MBEs to meet privately with exhibitors to discuss real opportunities on the near-term horizon.

We are requesting all exhibitors participating in the One-to-One Sessions to provide HMSDC a list of products and services your company will procure for future opportunities.

One-to-One Sessions are matched based on the request from the buying entities. It is highly encouraged that you register early. Meetings are scheduled on a first come first serve basis.

Note: Your Company must be a certified MBE or a subscriber with HMSDC and registered to attend EXPO to participate in the One-to-One Sessions.

Exhibitors are eligible to participate in EXPO’s One-to-One sessions. To maximize your participation in one-to-one, prepare by researching opportunities within your organization that will be sourced amongst HMSDC MBEs.

You have an opportunity to discuss real opportunities with pre-matched EXPO exhibitors if you register in advance for EXPO! One-to-One sessions are the catalyst to establishing key relationships. One-to-One sessions connect exhibitors with certified MBEs in an effort to explore current and upcoming procurement opportunities on the exhibitors 3 to 12 month horizon. These meetings are arranged based on the specific product/service needs of the requesting exhibitor. This component of EXPO provides MBEs who have registered with direct access to contract opportunities and key decision makers. Once you are matched, research and represent your strengths. Arrive early and be prepared to win!

How it works:

  • Exhibitor provides opportunities to HMSDC.
  • HMSDC sources MBE suppliers who qualify based on current registration and schedules the One-to-One meeting.
  • Exhibitor receives and reviews the schedule and MBE profiles.
  • Exhibitors and MBEs confirm the schedule.
  • HMSDC sends the finalized schedule to all the One-to-One participants

It’s that easy! Register today to become an exhibitor or a general attendee and let us find the perfect fit for your opportunities