Join MSDUK at this year’s Supply Nation Connect 2018 conference



MSDUK are delighted to announce that Mayank Shah, our CEO, will be attending this year’s Connect 2018 Conference. MSDUK are proud to be a part of the GSDA network and continues to work with global  corporations in making supply chain diversity and inclusion part of their everyday business.

The annual event, organised by our GSDA partner Supply Nation,  is Australia’s largest supplier diversity event. Over 2 days in May 2018, (22nd – 23rd) Supply Nation will hold an annual Knowledge Forum, Indigenous Business Tradeshow & Gala Awards Dinner in Sydney. The Awards recognise companies, government agencies and individuals who are helping create a prosperous, vibrant and sustainable Indigenous business sector.

Speakers will include supplier diversity champions such as 2017’s Supplier Diversity Advocate of the Year Kristal Kinsela, Cassandra Dorrington of CAMSC and our own CEO Mayank Shah.

What’s  new for Connect 2018?

  • With over 1400 businesses on Indigenous Business Direct, and over 325 corporate, government and NFP members, the 2018 Connect conference is going to be the biggest yet!
  • For the past two years the conference has seen more than a 20% growth in exhibitors at the tradeshow; the show provides the perfect opportunity to diversify your supply chain with over 170 Indigenous Businesses from across the country expected to exhibit.
  • Based on feedback from last year, Supply Nation have dramatically reduced the cost for buyers to attend the tradeshow; in addition, opening hours have been extended  from 8.30am until 3.30pm  in order for attendees to conduct more business!

Important dates

Wednesday, 28th February, 2018Friday, 1st May 2018 Early-bird ticket pricing period endsTicket sales close for Knowledge Forum and Gala Awards Dinner tickets.

If you would like to attend Supply Nation’s Connect 2018 with MSDUK, please contact Mayank Shah at for details.

For more information, please visit the Connect 2018 website and/or Supply Nation’s website