Portland, Oregon
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Sustaining Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business
Through Training and Education.

BDI Breakfast Portland Oregon

Oct. 26, 2016  > Learn More


Dec. 7, 2016 > Save the Date

BDI MED Week 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 2015, BDI served more than 85 small business owners and staff through education and resources


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


We launched the new Diversity Practitioner’s Summit, engaging more than 50 practitioners


We celebrated minority-owned small business success with more than 250 attendees at our 2015 MED Week Luncheon

Business Diversity Institute Portland, Oregon

Our Sponsors



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)

Convergence Architecture

“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