Supplier Diversity Summit

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Name: Supplier Diversity Summit
Date: September 26, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM - 6:00 PM CDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
Join the LGBT Chamber of Commerce for our annual IL LGBTBE Supplier Diversity Summit at Baker McKenzie. The day includes an exciting lunch panel where we will learn about opportunities for LGBTBE's in Chicago. The remainder of the day's content will provide you with resources and training to continue the growth of your business. 

Matchmaking Sessions
The matchmaking sessions are designed to provide suppliers the opportunity to hear from supplier diversity professionals to discuss specific areas of expertise - marketing, legal, technology, etc. Suppliers will be placed into groups, and will have industry leaders rotate around from table to table.  


11:30am - 12:00pm

Registration & Networking

12:00pm - 12:15pm

Welcoming Remarks & NGLCC Download 

12:15pm - 1:15pm 

Lunch Panel - What’s in it for an LGBTBE? 

1:15pm - 1:20pm

Wrap up & Next Steps 

1:20pm - 1:30pm


1:30pm - 2:15pm

Session 1: Understanding Business with Corporate: Through the Lens of the Supplier Diversity Team 

2:15pm - 2:20pm


2:20pm - 3:05pm

Session 2: Getting to the Contract: The Making of a Supplier/Buyer Relationship

3:05pm - 3:15pm


3:15pm - 4:15pm

MatchMaking Session & Table Topics 

4:15pm - 6pm

Pitch Competition & Networking 

Baker & McKenzie LLP
Blue Cross Blue Shield Tower,
300 E Randolph St #5000,
Chicago, IL 60601
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