Presented by the National Minority Business Council, Inc. (NMBC).   The NMBC, a non-profit corporation, was founded in 1972. The primary purpose of the organization is to enhance the success and profitability of the small business community through the provision of high-quality services such as procurement, education and training, advocacy financing, and business development/networking support. Its secondary purpose is to act as an information clearinghouse for women- and minority-owned business enterprises (MWBE).