August 8th - 1:00 - 3:30 pm SPECIAL SESSION: Government Reporting, Contracting and Legislative updates (optional, but highly receommneded and is included in the fee)
August 9th - 8:00 - 4:00 pm General Session
August 10th - 8:00 - 4:00 pm General Session
WHO ATTENDS: Supplier Diversity Professionals, Purchasing Manager & Buyers, VP’s of Materials and Purchasing, Procurement Managers, SBLOs, Graduates of DIR's Building Strategic Phases Seminar
FLIER and AGENDA (agenda subject to change)
2017 TOPICS INCLUDE:
Leveraging Second Tier Partnerships: Corporations and Diverse Businesses and between Diverse Businesses and Diverse Businesses. The Value and Impact of a Second Tier Program and the Procurement Process
What Counts? Measuring, Tracking and Reporting Spend, and Goal Setting
- The Value of Supplier Diversity: Return on Investment (ROI and the Business Case
Gaining Internal Influence and Integrating Supplier Diversity into the Supply Chain
- Economic Impact and Development: The Future of Supplier Diversity
Government Reporting, Contracts, and Legislative updates
Global Supplier Diversity Initiatives and Strategies
Cyber Security: The risks associated with doing business in today’s technological world and how to protect your corporation, your customers, your suppliers and yourself.
ACCOMMODATIONS: A block of rooms will be reserved for DIR seminar attendees. Reservation information will be sent with registration confirmation.
NOTE: There is NO onsite registration.
FEE: $995/person ($945 early bird registration ends May 31, 2017). Includes sessions, materials, evening networking reception, continental breakfast and lunch.
QUESTIONS? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 612-781-6819. We look forward to having you there!