Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology



April/May 2011

Diversity/Careers April/May 2011 Issue

Women of color in IT
Aerospace & defense
Insurance IT
Manufacturing tech
Civil engineering
BEYA conference

Veteran-owned companies
WBENC conference preview
News & Views
Regional roundup
Supplier diversity

Diversity in action
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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.

Women's Business Enterprise Council PA-DE-South NJ holds its annual awards program and luncheon on May 12 in Philadelphia, PA. For more info see www.wbecouncil.org.

Edison Electric Institute twenty-eighth supplier diversity conference is May 17-19. See 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.

Tri-state Minority Supplier Development Council holds a business opportunity fair June 13-14 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, KY. For more details see www.tsmsdc.com.

Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) holds its national conference June 21-23 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Additional details at www.wbenc.org.

The Tennessee Minority Supplier Development Council will hold its eleventh annual TMSDC golf classic Thursday, June 23 at the Vanderbilt Legends Club of Tennessee. See www.tmsdc.net for details.

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.

Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council holds its annual supplier diversity golf classic July 15 in Middlefield, CT. Check out www.cmsdc.org.

Oklahoma Minority Supplier Development Council stages the thirty-third annual Oklahoma business conference and opportunity fair July 21-22 in Oklahoma City, OK. Details at www.omsdc.org.

Florida Minority Supplier Development Council presents its 2011 business opportunity fair and conference at Disney's Contemporary Resort in Orlando, FL, August 10-12 with a golf classic the next day. Go to www.fmsdc.org for latest info.

The 2011 marketplace of opportunities of the Tennessee Minority Supplier Development Council will be held August 24-25 at the Nashville, TN convention center. More info at www.tmsdc.net.

The Minority Supplier Development Council of PA-NJ-DE holds its 2011 business opportunity convention September 20-21 in Atlantic City, NJ. More information available at msdc.adaptone.com/panjde.

The Houston Minority Business Council holds its thirty-fifth annual expo on September 21-22 at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX. Go to www.hmbc.org.

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce holds its thirty-second annual national convention and business expo September 21-24 in Albuquerque, NM. For details check out www.ushcc.com.

St. Louis Minority Business Council will hold its seventeenth annual golf classic September 22. Details available at www.slmbc.org.

Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council holds a business opportunity expo September 26-29 at the MGM Grand Foxwoods in Mashantucket, CT. See www.cmsdc.org for more info.

Greater San Diego Business Development Council will stage its 2011 business opportunity conference on September 28 at the Joe and Vi Jacob Center in San Diego, CA. Info at msdc.adaptone.com/gsdbdc/.

Midwest Minority Supplier Development Council holds its midwest business opportunity fair September 29 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN. Check out www.mmsdc.org.

On September 29-30 the National Association of Women Business Owners holds its women's business conference in San Diego, CA. See nawbo.org for more information.

Women's Business Enterprise Council PA-DE-south NJ holds its annual "Just Desserts" celebration and fifteenth anniversary gala: November 15 in Philadelphia, PA. For details see www.wbecouncil.org.


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