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:
Disaster Recovery: Are you Prepared? Supporting Suppliers after a Natural Disaster
Supplier Diversity Program Management
• 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
• 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
• 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: 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: $1,025/person - $975 early-bird rate, register now and save! (early bird rate expires May 1, 2018) Includes sessions, materials, 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!