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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.

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, Cox Automotive, Delta Airlines, Diversity Inc, Dun&Bradstreet, Enterprise Holdings, ExxonMobil, EY, Facebook, General Mills, GlaxoSmithKline, Google, Hilton Worldwide, IBM, IFC, Ingersoll Rand, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, Marriott International, McCormick, McDonald's, Monsanto, NGLCC, Pfizer, PG&E, Procter & Gamble, RFAQ, RGMA, Shell, Sodexo, Strategic Staffing Solutions, Takeda, 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 review the draft 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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Helle Bank Jorgensen           Andy Butler            Michael Castellano           Nedra Dickson         Cassandra Dorrington           Pam Eason

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       Jenny Grieser            Theresa Harrison              Bev Jennings              Henriette Kolb                Ralph Moore              Denise Naguib

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

Additionally: Ronnie Tham, Walmart.