Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology



December 2010/January 2011

Diversity/Careers December 2010/January 2011 Issue

Women of color in defense
Pharma & biotech
Systems engineers
LGBT in tech
NJIT honors Renard
Grace Hopper

Gov't agencies
Skire Corp
News & Views
Regional roundup
Supplier diversity

Diversity in action
News & Views

GE Healthcare

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.

Southern California Minority Business Development Council holds a minority business opportunity day at the Pacific Palms Conference Resort near Los Angeles, CA on February 24. For details see www.scmbdc.org/events.

National Center for American Indian Economic Development will stage RES2011 economic summit and business trade fair March 14-17 in Las Vegas, NV. For more information check out www.ncaied.org.

Florida Regional Minority Business Council, Miami chapter, holds its twenty-sixth annual business expo on March 17 and 18. For details see www.frmbc.org.

Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) holds its summit and salute to women's business enterprises March 22-24 at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center, National Harbor, MD. Check out www.wbenc.org/summit-salute.

Indiana Minority Supplier Development Council hosts the Indiana business opportunity fair April 18 and 19 at the Indianapolis JW Marriott, Indianapolis, IN. For details see www.imsdc.org.

Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council hosts its forty-third annual business opportunity fair April 18-20 at the Navy Pier. See www.cmbdc.org.

The Women Presidents' Organization holds its fourteenth annual WPO Conference April 27-29 at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver, BC, Canada. For details see www.womenpresidentsorg.com.

Edison Electric Institute has its twenty-eighth supplier diversity conference May 17-19. For more about it check out www.eei.org.

From June 4-7 the Airport Minority Advisory Council will host the twenty-sixth annual airport business diversity conference and exhibition in Ft. Worth, TX. For more info go to www.amac-org.com.

Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) will hold its annual Women in Business convention and business fair June 21-23 at the Mandalay Bay Casino and Resort in Las Vegas, NV. For details check out www.wbenc.org/wbencconf.

Southern California Minority Business Development Council holds its Supplier of the Year awards luncheon at the Omni Hotel-Downtown in Los Angeles on July 7. See www.scmbdc.org/events.

Florida Minority Supplier Development Council presents its twenty-eighth annual business opportunity fair and conference August 10-13. Go to www.fmsdc.org for latest details.

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce holds its thirty-second annual National Convention and Business Expo September 21-24 in Albuquerque, NM. For details go to www.ushcc.com.

National Association of Women Business Owners holds its Women's Business Conference in San Diego, CA September 29-30. Look up nawbo.org for more information.

National Minority Supplier Development Council holds its national conference and business opportunity fair October 30-November 2 in Atlanta, GA. More info at www.nmsdc.org.


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