Driving Supplier Diversity Success since 1968

“Building Strategic Phases of a Supplier Diversity Process” February 7-8, 2018 South Beach Miami, FL

Two full days of ideas, networking, learning, and best practices. $995 registration fee includes breakfast and lunch both days, networking reception and workbook materials. Register before November 1, 2017 and receive the EARLY BIRD rate: $945.

From past attendees: "The networking was excellent! --- Subject matter created great dialogue. --- I found all of the topics covered in this training were helpful and informative. --- Knowledgeable and savvy presenter; two days well spent! --- Very honest dialogue about supplier diversity in its totality."

Wondering if this seminar is for you? Check out this informational video

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To see the format, you're welcome to download the 2018 flier HERE.

Facilitator:  Experienced Supplier Diversity professional, Connie Smith, formerly Director of Supplier Diversity Development at Altria.

  • Proven tactics, information and ideas enable attendees to return to work with actions that can be implemented immediately.
  • Specifically designed to enable the creation of, and/or improvement to, an effective supplier diversity process within major corporations, prime suppliers with SD initiatives, non-profits and educational institutions.

Topics:

  • An Overview of Supplier Diversity Development
  • Engaging and Enrolling Leadership, Procurement and Suppliers
  • Key Elements to Sustainable Supplier Diversity Processes
  • Being Strategic: How to Develop and Market an Effective Supplier Diversity Plan
  • How to Build a Supportive Internal Team
  • Reaching Out to Build Within: Engaging Industry Groups, Trade PR and Business Fairs
  • Bringing Majority Suppliers into a Second Tier Initiative
  • Data Management Solutions: An Overview of Tracking and Reporting Spend
  • Best Practices for Effective Internal and External Communication
  • What’s Your Game Plan? Training and Educating Your Organization and Suppliers
  • From Strategy to Sustainability—How Creating a Road Map Leads to Innovation, Breakthroughs, and a Successful Supplier Diversity Process

WHO ATTENDS?

  • Supplier Diversity Professionals
  • Purchasing Managers and Buyers
  • VP's of Materials and Purchasing
  • Procurement Managers
  • SBLOs

$945.00