Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology



April/May 2013

Diversity/Careers April/May 2013

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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.

Astra Women’s Business Alliance holds its 2013 global connect: expo and summit April 24-27 in Portland, OR. See www.astrawba.org for details.

Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council holds its awards gala and annual meeting April 25 at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference Center in Framingham, MA. See www.cmsdc.org for more information.

Save the date for the annual Women Presidents’ Organization conference to be held May 1-3 at the Fairmont Dallas in Dallas, TX. For info, visit www.womenpresidentsorg.com

The Edison Electric Institute holds its thirtieth annual supplier diversity conference May 28-31 at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara in Santa Clara, CA. See www.eei.org for additional information.

Airport Minority Advisory Council will host its annual airport business diversity conference and exhibition June 8-11 in San Diego, CA. For info, go to www.amac-org.com.

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) holds its 2013 national conference and business fair on June 25-27 at the Hilton Downtown in Minneapolis, MN. See wbenc.org/wbencconf for more info.

Astra Women’s Business Alliance holds its 2013 women in business: workshop, awards and matchmaker event on July 24-25 in San Francisco, CA at the Westin St. Francis. See www.astrawba.org for details.

Oklahoma Minority Supplier Development Council stages the thirty-fifth annual Oklahoma business conference and opportunity fair from July 24-25 in Oklahoma City, OK. Details at www.omsdc.org.

Tri-State Minority Supplier Development Council holds a business opportunity fair July 30-31, at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, KY. Visit tsmsdc.com for more details.

The National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce plans its 2013 business and leadership conference for July 30-August 2 at the Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas, TX. See www.nglcc.org for more information as it becomes available.

Florida Minority Supplier Development Council presents its thirtieth annual business opportunity fair and conference August 7-10 at the Disney Contemporary Resort. Details as they develop at www.fmsdc.org.

Northern California Minority Supplier Development Council hosts the NCMSDC 2013 minority business opportunity expo on August 8 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara CA. For additional information as it becomes available, visit affiliate.nmsdc.org/ncmsdc.

Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council holds its 2013 business opportunity conference in Concord, NC on August 12-14. Go to carolinasmsdc.org for more info.

The 2013 marketplace of opportunities of the Tennessee Minority Supplier Development Council will take place August 21 at the Music City Convention Center in Nashville, TN. Visit www.tmsdc.net for additional details as they develop.

Midwest Minority Supplier Development Council holds its midwest business opportunity fair September 18-19 at Target Field Stadium, Minneapolis, MN. More information at affiliate.nmsdc.org/mmsdc.

The Minority Supplier Development Council of PA-NJ-DE holds its 2013 annual procurement conference and trade show at Caesars Resort in Atlantic City, NJ, October 2-3. For additional information, see affiliate.nmsdc.org/panjde.

Wisconsin Iowa and Central Illinois Supplier Development Council will stage the Heart of Illinois business to business symposium October 8 at the Gateway Building in Peoria, IL. See www.suppliercouncil.org for details as they develop.

National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) holds its national conference and business opportunity fair on Oct 27-30 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX. Details as they become available at www.nmsdc.org.


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