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WEConnect International is excited to present the 1st annual Global Supplier Diversity and Inclusion Symposium and Gala on March 30-31, 2017, in Washington, DC.

Designed for corporate executives, including supplier diversity and inclusion professionals, this two-day event will provide first hand experience from expert practitioners on tools and resources to successfully begin a global supplier diversity and inclusion journey, or to enhance current global efforts. Attendees will gain valuable insight from leading corporations and global supplier diversity and inclusion organizations.

Registration Closes on Thursday, March 23!

Click here to buy your Gala Tickets! We've confirmed representatives from the following companies and organizations will be in attendance: Accenture, Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs, Bristol-Myers Squibb, CAMSC, Caterpillar, Chesapeake Bay Candle, Chevron, Coca-Cola Company, Delta Airlines, Diversity Inc, Dun&Bradstreet, Enterprise Holdings, ExxonMobil, EY, Facebook, GlaxoSmithKline, Hilton Worldwide, IBM, IFC, Ingersoll Rand, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, Marriott International, McCormick, McDonald's, Merck KGaA Germany, Metlife, Monsanto, NGLCC, Pfizer, PG&E, Procter & Gamble, RFAQ, RGMA, Sodexo, Strategic Staffing Solutions, Teva, UPS, USBLN, Walgreens, Walmart, Wells Fargo, and Yanfeng Global.

Click here to learn more about sponsorship opportunities for your corporation or organization. Benefits include key speaking roles, complimentary tickets, and high brand visibility in all promotional materials.

Click here to download the final agenda.

Though all are welcome to attend the Gala, the Symposium is by invitation only. In order to be considered for the event, you must represent a corporation that earns at least $500M in annual revenues. For more information, contact Michael Tobolski, Director of Corporate Relations at WEConnect International: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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Confirmed Speakers

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      Estrella Cramer           Nedra Dickson         Cassandra Dorrington           Pam Eason                Darlene Fuller             Jenny Grieser                         

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     Theresa Harrison           Bev Jennings                 Henriette Kolb                  Margery Kraus           Lee Lewis, Jr.                 Ralph Moore                              

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      Denise Naguib             Moreen Romans         Michael K. Robinson         Megan Stowe            N. Stirling Sanders         Elizabeth A. Vazquez

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Additionally: Carolynn Johnson, DiversityInc; Charlotte Oades, Coca-Cola Company; and Ronnie Tham, Walmart.