Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology



February/March 2012

Diversity/Careers February/March 2012 Issue

Hispanics in government
Healthcare IT
Robotics careers
Disabled veterans
NACME symposium

MBEs & their clients
News & Views
Regional roundup
Supplier diversity

Diversity in action
News & Views

U.S. Coast Guard Civilian Chesapeake Energy
Intel Telephonics

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.

Astra Women's Business Alliance presents a WBE trade fair on March 1 in San Jose, CA. Go to www.astrawba.org.

Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) holds its summit and salute to women's business enterprises on March 21-22 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront in Baltimore, MD. See www.wbenc.org.

Southern Florida Minority Supplier Development Council holds its twenty-seventh annual business expo on March 22-23 at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, FL. See www.sfmsdc.com.

Wisconsin Iowa and Central Illinois Supplier Development Council will hold its Partners for Profit business to business symposium on March 27 at the Country Springs Hotel and Conference Center in Pewaukee, WI. More information at www.suppliercouncil.org.

Northern California Minority Supplier Development Council hosts the 2012 NCMSDC awards gala on April 6 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco, CA. See affiliate.nmsdc.org/ncmsdc.

Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council hosts its forty-third annual business opportunity fair April 11-13 at the Navy Pier in Chicago, IL. More details at affiliate.nmsdc.org/chicagomsdc.

Indiana Minority Supplier Development Council holds a business opportunity fair April 18-19 at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis, IN. Visit imsdc.org for more information.

Women's Business Enterprise Council South (WBEC-South) presents its annual women's business opportunity expo with the theme "Innovation through diversity" from April 18-19 at the New Orleans Marriott in New Orleans, LA. For more info visit www.wbecsouth.org.

Save the date for the annual Women Presidents' Organization conference, "Change – Deal With It," to be held April 25-27 at the InterContinental Buckhead hotel in Atlanta, GA. For additional details go to www.womenpresidentsorg.com.

Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council holds its awards gala and annual meeting April 26 at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington, CT. Check out www.cmsdc.org for more info.

Edison Electric Institute holds its twenty-ninth annual supplier diversity conference May 23-25 at the Hyatt Grand Champions in Palm Desert, CA. The theme is "New Strategies for Generating Growth through Utilities." See www.eei.org for more information.

St. Louis Minority Business Council plans a business opportunity fair May 29-31 in St. Louis, MO. See www.slmbc.org for details.

Airport Minority Advisory Council will host its twenty-seventh annual airport business diversity conference and exhibition June 9-12 in St. Louis, MO. For more information go to www.amac-org.com.

Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) will hold its annual national conference and business fair June 19-21 in Orlando, FL. Visit www.wbenc.org.

Tri-State Minority Supplier Development Council holds a business opportunity fair July 11-12 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, KY. More details at tsmsdc.com.

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

Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council holds its business opportunity fair and conference September 12-14 at the MGM Grand Foxwoods in Mashantucket, CT. See www.cmsdc.org for more info.

Midwest Minority Supplier Development Council holds its Midwest business opportunity fair September 26-27 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN. See affiliate.nmsdc.org/mmsdc.

National Minority Supplier Development Council holds its national conference and business opportunity fair October 28-31 in Denver, CO at the Colorado Convention Center. More info at www.nmsdc.org.


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