Driving Supplier Diversity Success since 1968

"Best Practices in Supplier Diversity Strategies and Initiatives" Seminar August 8-10, 2017 Washington, DC - Renaissance Washington, DC DuPont Circle Hotel


"This event was truly one of the best all-around events that I have attended in the past five years! I always take something away and this is an event that I definitely want to have in my budget next year!"

"I thought this seminar was one of the best I have attended including presentations and opening panel on economic impact!"

"Overall, the 3 days were awesome! I’ve learned so much that I have already begun to use at work. I’m looking forward to taking my lessons learned back to the office and enhancing our reporting and program overall."

2017 TOPICS:

  • Leveraging Second Tier Partnerships. 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

  • Going Global and its Impact of the Future of Supplier Diversity

  • 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.

FLIER and AGENDA (agenda subject to change)

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

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. Includes sessions, materials, networking reception, continental breakfast and lunch.

QUESTIONS?  Email: info@diversityinforesources.com or call us at 612-781-6819. We look forward to having you there!