- Monday Events (Mon., 10.24.16)
- Programs/Sessions (Tues., 10.25.16)
- Programs/Sessions (Wed., 10.26.16)
- Signature Sessions (Tues., 10.25.16)
21st Century Networking: A Modern Approach. Business networking as we know it is dead. Forget the one-on-on idea that networking is only about building business relationships and only the lucky few are deemed worthy enough to network with.
Plenary Session – Are MBE’s Ready for the “Internet of Things” (IoT) and “Big Data” Industries of the Future?
Are MBE’s Ready for the “Internet of Things" (IoT) and “Big Data” Industries of the Future? Since 2008, more objects than people have been connected to the Internet via “smart” devices that help people manage their lives and communicate through cars, home, appliances, and more.
By infusing supplier diversity into their main business processes, forward-thinking companies are leading in a multicultural marketplace in unique and creative ways.
The NMSDC Growth Initiative is built on the premise that equity capital is the leading tool for building global corporations. If minority businesses are to assume a role in this global economy, they also must have access to equity capital.
This 90-minute workshop will feature the partners, procedures and projects that Kaiser Permanente Health Plan, Inc. has implemented to enhance the economic impact of its supplier diversity program and to show how results were measured.
The U.S. Insurance industry is a big industry, representing over $1 trillion in premiums and employing over 2.5 million people. Opportunities for increased supplier diversity in this segment of the economy is growing.
This CEO-to-CEO discussion will focus on building sustainable relationships between MBEs and Corporate America.