Supplier Diversity Roundtable + Networking with Baker McKenzie

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Name: Supplier Diversity Roundtable + Networking with Baker McKenzie
Date: September 25, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM CDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
Join LGBTCC at Baker McKenzie Chicago for a supplier diversity roundtable, including presentations from the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, networking opportunities, and a pitch competition. There will be opportunities to participate in one-on-one meetings with corporate representatives about contract opportunities.*

Free admission! Lunch will be served.

Agenda:
11:00-11:30 - Check in + Registration
Session 1: Supplier Diversity 101
Session 2: LGBT Certification and Inclusion (w/NGLCC)
LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE) Certification from the NGLCC can be one of the most valuable tools any LGBT business owner can possess. In addition to opening up contracting oppporutnites across the Fortune 500, it can also be a gateway to government contracts, business development grants/loans, mentorship, and much more. Learn about the certification process, its countless benefits, and how to take your business to the next level with NGLCC’s network of LGBT chambers and partner organizations around the world.
Session 3: 2018 Illinois LGBT Business Outlook Survey
Session 4: Learn about Opportunities with Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (FHLBC)
Session 5: My LGBT Business Enterprise Journey
Session 6: Art of the Pitch (w/BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois)
Session 7: with BP
5:00-7:00 - Networking and pitch competition!

* Corporate companies that are interested in participating in this one-on-one opportunity must contact admin@lgbtcc.com to register for the event.
Location:
Baker McKenzie Chicago
300 E Randolph St #5000
Chicago, IL 60601
Date/Time Information:
September 25, 2018
Time 11:00a.m.-7:00p.m.
Fees/Admission:
Free admission.
Lunch will be served. Reception will include food and spirits.
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