Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology



August/September 2013

Diversity/Careers August/September 2013

Veterans in technology
Medical technology
Government & defense
ChEs & EnvEs
Native Americans
MIT’s SDM program
Grace Hopper preview
GMiS HENAAC preview

WBEs in tech
News & Views
WBENC conference
Regional roundup
Supplier diversity

Diversity in action
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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.

Greater San Diego Business Development Council holds its 2013 supplier diversity achievement week business opportunity conference from September 10-13 in San Diego, CA. See msdc.adaptone.com/gsdbdc for details.

Thirty-fourth annual national convention of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) will take place September 15-17 at the Hilton Chicago hotel in Chicago, IL. Visit www.ushcc.com for further information.

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

Healthcare Supplier Diversity Alliance stages its eighth annual diversity symposium on September 23-24 in Richmond, VA. For more information, visit www.hsdafordiversity.org

Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council holds its business opportunity expo September 24-25 at the Hartford Convention Center in Hartford, CT. See www.cmsdc.org for more info.

Twenty-seventh annual entrepreneurial women’s conference of the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) takes place September 26 at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. See www.wbdc.org for details.

Houston Minority Supplier Development Council stages its Expo 2013 business opportunity marketplace Oct 1-2 in Houston, TX. The theme is “connect to success.” See affiliate.nmsdc.org/hmsdc for additional details.

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 more info, see affiliate.nmsdc.org/panjde.

Heart of Illinois business to business symposium of the Wisconsin Iowa and Central Illinois Supplier Development Council takes place October 8 at the Gateway Building in Peoria, IL. For details as they develop, see www.suppliercouncil.org.

Southern California Minority Business Development Council holds its annual leadership awards gala at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles October 16. For details, see www.scmbdc.org/events.

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. The theme is “Connect for growth.” Details available at www.nmsdc.org.

Native American Contractors Association (NACA) holds its first annual business to business conference and expo in Palm Springs, CA November 11-13 at the Miramonte Resort & Spa. For more information, see www.nativecontractors.org.


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