Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology



June/July 2013

Diversity/Careers June/July 2013

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ITSMF awards gala

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WBENC Summit & Salute
Regional roundup
Supplier diversity

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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.

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.

The 2013 National Urban League Conference will be held July 24-27 in Philadelphia, PA at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. For more info visit conf2013.iamempowered.com.

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.

Florida Minority Supplier Development Council presents its thirtieth annual business opportunity fair and conference August 7-10 at the Disney Contemporary Resort. Details 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 information, visit affiliate.nmsdc.org/ncmsdc.

eWomen Network holds its thirteenth annual international conference and business expo, August 8-11 at the Hotel Intercontinental in Dallas, TX. Additional info available at www.ewomennetworkconference.com.

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

The 2013 marketplace of opportunities of the Tennessee Minority Supplier Development Council will be held August 21 at the Music City Convention Center in Nashville, TN. Visit www.tmsdc.net for details.

The thirty-fourth annual national convention of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) will be held September 15-17 at the Hilton Chicago in Chicago, IL. Visit www.ushcc.com for information.

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

Healthcare Supplier Diversity Alliance holds its eighth annual diversity symposium on September 23-24 in Richmond, VA. Check out www.hsdafordiversity.org for info.

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.

The Minority Supplier Develop-ment 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 on October 8 at the Gateway Building in Peoria, IL. Additional info at www.suppliercouncil.org.

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

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


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