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ConnXus Partners with P&G for National Minority Supplier Development Council Conference in Chicago

ConnXus, a Mason-based Supplier Diversity Software Company, and P&G have joined forces

MASON, Ohio, Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mason-based ConnXus will travel to Chicago this month to take part in the National Minority Supplier Development Council's (NMSDC) 2016 conference and business opportunity exchange. NMSDC advances business opportunities for certified minority business enterprises and connects them to corporate members. ConnXus will participate in several aspects of the conference, including participating in P&G's Community of Partners.

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"The NMSDC conference is a great opportunity for ConnXus to share and learn about the issues facing supplier inclusion," said ConnXus CEO, Rod Robinson. "I'm especially excited to be a part of P&G's Community of Partners and to also be a part of an important panel discussion around how today's regulatory climate effects supplier inclusion."

"To assist companies in this industry shift from supplier diversity to supplier inclusion, ConnXus software provide an all-inclusive platform to verify supplier certifications, track Tier 1 and Tier 2 spend analytics, register diverse suppliers and search from over 1.7 million supplier certifications," explains ConnXus early investor and COO, Daryl Hammett. "ConnXus software makes it simple for procurement and supplier diversity professionals to connect with minority-, woman-, veteran- and LGBT-owned business through a cloud-based solution."

This is the second year in a row that ConnXus will participate in the conference and the second year as a P&G Community Partner.  At the 2015 NMSDC annual conference, ConnXus utilized their ConnXSmart supplier matchmaking platform to facilitate 180 meetings between 68 P&G prime and diverse suppliers during the Business Opportunity Exchange. 

"Supplier diversity and supplier inclusion is an enormous focus for P&G," says Hammett. "Not only is supplier diversity and inclusion socially responsible but, given the numbers associated with increasing supplier diversity, it makes good business sense too."

ConnXus will also have a standalone booth at the NMSDC conference and their CEO Rod Robinson will participate in a panel discussion "The Impact Regulatory Changes Are Having On The Color of Business." The 2016 NMSDC conference will run from October 23 - 26. More information on the conference can be found at http://www.nmsdcconference.com/.

About ConnXus:
ConnXus (www.connxus.com) is a supplier diversity software company headquartered in Mason, Ohio. The cloud-based platform helps small and diverse businesses, including woman- and minority-owned companies, grow by connecting them to Fortune 2,000 corporations.

About NMSDC:
The National Minority Supplier Development Council is the global leader in advancing business opportunities for its certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises and connecting them to member corporations. NMSDC was chartered in 1972 to provide increased procurement and business opportunities for minority businesses of all sizes.

The NMSDC Network includes a national office in New York and 23 regional councils across the country. There are 1,700 corporate members throughout the network, including most of America's largest publicly-owned, privately-owned and foreign-owned companies, as well as universities, hospitals and other buying institutions. The regional councils certify and match more than 12,000 minority-owned businesses with member corporations that want to purchase their products, services and solutions.

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