Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology



August/September 2010

Diversity/Careers August/September 2010 Issue

Native Americans
Defense contractors
Medical technology
ChEs & EnvEs
Business intelligence
PhD Project
NACME: Connectivity 2015
NJIT Renard scholars

Supplier diversity

WBEs find success
News & Views
100 Black Men honor WBEs
WBENC plans for 2020
Regional roundup

Diversity in action
News & Views

Philadelphia Gas Works
Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA)
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Mentor Graphics Chrysler

Supplier Diversity


Regional roundup

This special section lists supplier diversity and related events. For society meetings, career fairs and similar activities please check out Events.

Schedules change frequently. Please confirm all dates and locations before making plans.

The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency hosts a minority enterprise development conference at the Omni Shoreham in Washington, DC August 23-27. Info at www.mbda.gov.

The thirtieth annual marketplace of opportunities of the Tennessee Minority Supplier Development Council will be held August 24-25 at the Nashville, TN Convention Center. See www.tmsdc.net for details.

The Minority Supplier Development Council of PA-NJ-DE holds its 2010 business opportunity convention at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, NJ August 30-September 1. For more info, check out msdc.adaptone.com/panjde.

Upstate NY Minority Supplier Development Council plans its thirty-first annual expo and business fair for Rochester, NY in September. See www.unymsdc.org for details.

The Grand Canyon Minority Supplier Development Council stages its annual business opportunity showcase & opportunity fair on September 8. See www.gcmsdc.org for more information.

Wisconsin, Iowa and Central Illinois Supplier Development Council will hold its Heart of Illinois trade fair September 21 at the Par-A-Dice Hotel & Casino in Peoria, IL. Info at www.suppliercouncil.org.

Greater San Diego Business Development Council plans its business opportunity conference for September 22. See msdc.adaptone.com/gsdbdc for location and other details.

Women's Business Development Center holds its twenty-fourth annual entrepreneurial women's conference at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, September 22. See www.wbdc.org for details.

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce holds its thirty-first annual national convention and business expo September 22-25 in Dallas, TX. For details check out www.ushcc.com.

Midwest Minority Supplier Development Council holds its Midwest business opportunity fair slated for September 23 at the St Paul River Centre, St Paul, MN. See www.mmsdc.org for details.

Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council holds its business opportunity expo September 29-30 at the MGM Grand Foxwoods in Mashantucket, CT. See www.cmsdc.org for more info.

The Expo 2010 minority business development marketplace of the Houston Minority Business Council is scheduled on October 6-7 at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX. For more information, see www.hmbc.org.

Southern California Minority Business Development Council holds its leadership award dinner October 15 at the Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles, CA. Check out www.scmbdc.org/events.

Women's Business Enterprise Council PA-DE-south NJ holds a breakthrough luncheon and business opportunity fair October 15 in Philadelphia, PA. For details see www.wbecouncil.org.

National Minority Supplier Development Council holds its national conference and business opportunity fair October 24-27 in Miami Beach, FL. The theme is "Minority businesses and corporate America: Partnership, the engine for a global economy." More information at www.nmsdc.org.

The National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce plans its 2010 business conference for November 18-20 in Washington, DC. See www.nglcc.org for details.


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Defense Intelligence Agency
Intel Bonneville Power
Rockwell Collins Siemens Medical Solutions
Hess Telephonics
CNA U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Boston Scientific
Sandia ADM
U.S. Department of State SRA International, Inc.
GE Healthcare ITT


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