"Best Practices in Supplier Diversity Strategies and Initiatives" Seminar July 30 - August 1, 2019, Boston, MA

Join experienced Supplier Diversity Professionals and subject matter experts for a series of presentations and networking events. $1,075 registration fee includes all sessions, materials, networking reception, continental breakfast and lunch.

2018 Agenda

TUESDAY: A special morning session: Giving Back - volunteering in the local communities. Afternoon session features experts on “Government Reporting, Compliance, Contracting, Rules and Regulations.” These are optional sessions, but highly recommended and are included in the registration fee.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY: Seminar agenda features noted supplier diversity professionals and cover topics including (2018 Topics):

  • Disaster Recovery: Are you Prepared? Supporting Suppliers after a Natural Disaster

  • Supplier Diversity Program Management
     •  Documentation/Processes
     •  Marketing, Public Relations Strategy, Metrics
     •  Future Process of Corporate Procurement Process

  • Professional Development: Unlocking personal agility to recognize, deal with and exploit opportunities in a changing environment

  • Economic Impact
     •  How to measure the economic impact of Supplier Diversity at a level that can be presented to internal stakeholders
     •  Disparity Studies

  • Aligning Supplier Diversity with Diversity & Inclusion (D&I), Sustainability and Social Responsibility

  • Supplier Performance
     •  How to support a diverse supplier after engagement; record keeping and documentation; audit and quality assurance.
     •  Processes to track specific information on bid processes.
     •  Supplier Scorecards

FLIER and AGENDA (agenda subject to change)

PAST PARTICIPANT'S COMMENTS: "Excellent information and delivery. Excellent presenters." "I walked away with a clear understanding of how to measure ROI and develop a business case after today’s session. Very applicable and practical." "This was a wonderful 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

ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotel TBD. Reservation information will be sent with registration confirmation.

NOTE:  There is NO onsite registration.

FEE: $1,075/person. Fee includes all 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!