Category: Conference Features

Monday Highlights

Monday Highlights

The Conference was in full swing on Monday, with a dynamic Power Breakfast speaker, the Business Opportunity Fair, and tips on succeeding in business from a Basketball Hall of Famer turned business mogul.

The Connect Zone

The Connect Zone

Attendees end the day in the Connect Zone, where they continue conversations started on the Trade Show floor.

Tuesday Workshops

Tuesday Workshops

Creating an Effective and Sustainable Minority Supplier Development Process: Benefit from the track records of corporate experts in minority supplier development. This workshop provides the knowledge and skills you need to build effective working relationships with great MBEs. Understand how to create opportunities where they may not have existed by engaging and leveraging senior management, developing objectives, driving the process, then analyzing and measuring the results.

Accessing Capital to Support Growth of Supply Chain Businesses: Financing needs of an MBE change as they grow from Class I to Class IV. This session is designed for MBEs and for supplier diversity professionals who want to learn more about financing strategies and options. Panelists will discuss methods on how to take advantage of financial resources and share perspectives on issues that may arise and pitfalls to avoid.