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APPLYING DISRUPTIVE THINKING TO SUPPLIER DIVERSITY

Date/Time:       09/26/2019       8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: GVSU Eberhard Center

Attend an interactive breakfast discussion designed to assist corporate personnel and community stakeholders in learning the keys to building sustainable supplier diversity programming.

Keynote Speaker Eric Ellis will facilitate innovative and interactive dialogue while sharing perspective case studies showing how corporations leveraged unconventional approaches to supplier diversity while aligning with corporate strategies and achieving business success.


Mr. Ellis is President and CEO of Integrity Development Corp, a firm that helps to build organizational cultures where Diversity, Inclusion, and Respect flourish – which drives sustainable, improved business results. He is recognized as one of our nation’s leading consultant and strategist on matters relation to Diversity and Inclusion.

A table breakout session will provide an opportunity for all to participate in discussions focused on the NMSDC Best Practices with direct application to your business.

MBE’s will also have an opportunity to learn about the current MMSDC activities and future initiatives supporting sustainable MBE growth and scale opportunities.

KEY TAKE-AWAYS

Unfreeze where people are on Supplier Diversity

Define the business case

Keys to building internal support

Boost knowledge level for SD

Align SD with corporate strategy

Contact Kevin Johnson (Director – Events and Sales) with any questions at kjohnson@minoritysupplier.org or 313-262-6501. Registration required. Free to members and certified MBEs. $35 for non-members. Sponsors can invite other corporate members at no charge. Refreshments included. Sponsorships available.