"Best Practices in Supplier Diversity Strategies and Initiatives" Seminar July 31 - August 2, 2018, Houston, TX

Join experienced Supplier Diversity Professionals and subject matter experts for a series of presentations and networking events. $1,025 registration fee includes all sessions, materials, networking reception, continental breakfast and lunch. Register on or before May 1, 2018 and receive the $975 early-bird rate.

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

$975.00