About MBD

Minority Business Development

As a company that provides unique products and services to a global clientele, the diversity of our workforce and business partners is an integral part of our business’s growth and viability.  We believe diversity results in a richness of opinions and ideas that enhance our company’s creativity and vitality.  

The Minority Business Development Department (MBD) works to foster a company-wide atmosphere of support and appreciation for the value diversity brings to Disney’s workforce and partnerships.  Through our MBD department we seek to build relationships with diverse businesses and professional organizations that contribute to the economic well-being in our communities. 

The Minority Business Development team has established partnerships with key business based organizations and programs.  These partnerships provide access to diverse market insights in the communities where Walt Disney Parks & Resorts operate. Some of our key partners include:

 African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida

Asian American Chamber of Commerce

ALPFA: National

ALPFA: Orlando Chapter

Central Florida Urban League

Central North Florida Minority Supplier Development Council

National Black MBA Association: Central Florida Chapter

National Society of Hispanic MBA Association: Orlando Chapter

Hispanic Business Initiative Fund

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando

Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida

Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources & Related Sciences

National Association of Women Business Owners: Orlando Chapter

National Entrepreneur Center