Portland, Oregon
MED Week 2014 BDI-workshops-luncheon pic

Sustaining Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Businesses
Through Training and Education.

BDI Breakfast Portland Oregon

Feb. 28, 2018 > Purchase Tickets

March 7, 2018 > Purchase Tickets

MED Week 2018 > Sept. 25 & 26

BDI Buzz Portland, Oregon

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Business Diversity Institute (BDI) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization

Supporting Small Businesses and Diversity Practitioners


In 2016, BDI served more than 81 small business owners and staff through education and resources


We provided over 20 hours of low-cost training in 13 tailored workshops


We engaged over 86 diversity practitioners from public and private organizations for tailored discussions at our Diversity Practitioners Summits.


We celebrated minority-owned small business success with more than 300 attendees at our 2016 MED Week Luncheon

Business Diversity Institute Portland, Oregon

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Here’s what participants have said about our programs

“My experience with MED Week has been phenomenal! Thank you BDI for providing recognition to minority contractors!”

Rosa Martinez  |  Professional Minority Group, Inc. (PMG)

“The Breakthrough Breakfast topics have been relevant to our business endeavors with excellent presenters. I look forward to them each time.”

Barb Anderson  |  Convergence Architecture

“We look at these MED Week awards as encouragement and acknowledgement of being on the right track in our entrepreneurial journey.”

Vijay Deodhar  |  3D InFusion

BDI Board Member Portland, Oregon

“The DP Summits provide a great opportunity to collaborate with other diversity practitioners. I have gotten so much out of the program that I joined the planning committee as a volunteer!”

Tracy Sagal  |  Metro

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