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POSTPONED TO Spring 2023 | Lansing Center 


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About Mid-Michigan Suppliers & Hire Diversity Summit

Michigan Premier Events first annual Mid-Michigan Suppliers & Hire Diversity Summit presented by PNC Bank scheduled for Tuesday, November 15th from 8 a.m. – 5p.m. has been postponed to Spring of 2023. 


Mid-Michigan Suppliers & Hire Diversity Summit event provides suppliers and buyers, job recruiters and seekers the opportunity to meet in one location at the Lansing Center. 

This full day summit is open to everyone and strategically focused to attract women, minority, veteran, LGBTQ and disability- owned businesses and professionals with an opportunity to network with procurement officials and companies looking to hire. Mid-Michigan Suppliers and Hire Summit will also host panel discussions with dynamic leaders discussing the economic impact of a diverse workforce and supply chain.


The goal of this event is to create economic opportunity in Mid-Michigan and make the job markets and workplaces more representative of the communities they serve. Statistics show that companies who embrace diversity in their workplace and supply chain are more profitable than companies who don't. When businesses build capacity being diverse, they are able to grow revenue, jobs and, as a result communities thrive.

We look forward to seeing you at the Mid-Michigan Suppliers and Hire Diversity Summit Spring of 2023!

Presenting Sponsor: 

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Ashlee Willis
Founder & CEO 
Michigan Premier Events 


Monique C. Field-Foster 
Executive Partner
Warner Norcross + Judd


Carrie Rosingana
Chief Executive Officer
Captial Area Michigan Works!  

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Marcus Leslie
Owner & Cheesecake Specialist 
Mr. Leslie Cheescakes


Aileen Bovan
Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusivity Officer 
Michigan Economic Development Corporation


Tico Duckett 
Owner & Operator
Duckett Brothers Distributing

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Dr. Ashley Baker
Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusivity Officer 
Michigan State Athletics  

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Desmond Ferguson 
Founder & CEO 
Moneyball Sportswear

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Lauren Aitch-Guerrant 
Co-Owner& Managing Partner Human Base Apparel
Big Ten Advisory Commission MSU Representative

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Jan Barlow 
Jan's Professional Dry Cleaners

Become An Exhibitor 

Are you a company with a procurement program looking to seek suppliers or a company hiring? This is the event for you to participate as an exhibitor. As an exhibitor, you will receive a customized space, complimentary tickets to the summit, brand visibility.

Exhibitor Booth Pricing $750

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

  • Standard one-line booth ID sign that includes company logo.

  • (2) Box Lunches.

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

  • Opportunity to distribute out marketing materials to attendees. 

Become A Sponsor 

Choose a package that will benefit you and to show appreciation for your brand and support. Event sponsorship provide a high level of exposure throughout the event. Position your company as an industry leader! 

To view the sponsorship guide, please contact Ashlee Willis at


Lansing Center 

333 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48933

United States 

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