There are few guarantees that come with fall in Michigan, however some things are certain: football will be played in Ann Arbor and East Lansing, the weather will be unpredictable, the colors will be immaculate and small and medium businesses will descend on the FCA International Technology Center for the annual FCA Matchmaker event. 2016 was no exception – the event was held on September 16th and had a wonderful turnout.
Synergy Computer Solutions has been attending the FCA Matchmaker for over a decade and knows all too well how valuable the event can be. “We are always excited for the Matchmaker, the connections and face time you get with other suppliers is invaluable,” said Leslie Knitter, Synergy’s Business Development Manager.
This year Synergy was fortunate enough to have the pleasure of displaying at the exhibition. With multiple team members in attendance, including CEO Sridhar Guduguntla, VP Jeff Petrusha, and Sridhar Reddy, Director of Global Delivery and Solutions, our company was prepared to have a productive day filled with networking and connections.
Synergy utilized its digital media display to successfully draw traffic, and even conducted an IPAD giveaway for one lucky attendee. Synergy was not only conducting business at its booth, but was all over the FCA Technology Center. Synergy was able to promote its strategic staffing, its SharePoint solutions, and even its upcoming webinar to businesses from multiple verticals and diverse backgrounds.
Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) events are very valuable to Synergy, and the business community at large. “We ( MBEs) are a tight knit community and making sure to do what you can to ensure that community’s success is key,” stated Tommaso D’Andreta, Synergy’s Marketing Associate. This year Synergy certainly has done their part. Attending multiple minority events, including the the Michigan Minority Procurement Conference, in addition to multiple other smaller local shows, Synergy has remained active in the MBE community.
FCA has been and continues to be a major player in the advancement of Minority Business Enterprises. No matter if it’s hosting business opportunity fairs, or holding it’s suppliers accountable to their minority spend expectations, FCA continues to help provide minority businesses a level playing field in the community, and Synergy could not be more thankful for the opportunity.