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MID-MICHIGAN 

Connect   Empower  Elevate  | October 11, 2022

 
SUPPLIERS & HIRE DIVERSITY SUMMIT

 

October 11, 2022 | Lansing Center
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

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About Mid-Michigan Suppliers & Hire Diversity Summit

Mid-Michigan Supplies Diversity Summit represents an opportunity for corporations to collaborate with minority-owned companies, create economic opportunity, and enhance their businesses and careers. The full-day summit is designed to boost spending with BIPOC owned businesses, launch new vendor partnerships and increase the number of successful underrepresented small business suppliers. It is also designed to help make job markets and workplaces more representative of the communities they serve. The general principle of fairness and a level playing field provides a foundation for diversity suppliers and career fair as well as other similar initiatives. Corporations have experienced the benefits of unlocking the power of diversity to deliver innovation and capture new markets — and there is more work to be done. 

 

Mid-Michigan Suppliers & Hire Diversity Summit will be held at Lansing Center on October 11, 2022 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30. 

Benefits of Attending Mid-Michigan Suppliers Diversity Summit: 

  • Expand your network and build relationships.

  • Discover NEW opportunities and attain high level contracts. 

  • Gain Exposure with diverse mix of industries. 

  • 95% of top U.S Corporations have a supplier diversity spending goal

  • 80% of U.S Corporations mention supplier diversity in their annual reports. Among the 2019 Top Companies for Supplier Diversity

  • 18.65% of Total Procurement was spent on Tier 1 Diverse Suppliers

  • 3.85% of Total Procurement was spent on Tier 2 Diverse Suppliers

                                                                                                                    Source: 2019 DiversityInc

Agenda 

  • 7:45 a.m. - Attendee Check-in, Networking with Light Refreshments

  • 8:30 a.m. - Welcome and Sponsor Remarks 

  • 8:45 a.m. - Morning Suppliers Panel Discussion

  • 9:30 a.m. Business Exchange & Career Opportunity

  • 12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m. Lunch Hour 

  • 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Business Exchange & Career Opportunity

  • 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Keynote Speaker 

For additional Information, please contact Ashlee Willis  Ashlee@MichiganPremierEvents.com

Location 

Lansing Center 

333 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48933

United States 

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Become A Sponsor 

ASK FOR SPONSORSHIP PAMPLET

If you are interested in being a sponsor, please contact Ashlee Willis

Ashlee@MichiganPremierEvents.com to receive the sponsorship pamphlet. Sponsorship includes exhibitor booth. 

Become An Exhibitor  

Exhibitor Booth Pricing $2000

  • 10’x10’ exhibit booth consisting of 8’ & 3’ drape, 1-2’x6’ covered and skirted table with 2-folding chairs.

  • 7”x44” one line booth i.d. signs.

  • (2) Box Lunches.

  • Electricity - (1) 110v/20amp connection.

  • Opportunity to distribute out marketing materials to attendees. 

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