Diversity & Inclusion Workshop Series: Understanding a Supplier Diversity Program

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Name: Diversity & Inclusion Workshop Series: Understanding a Supplier Diversity Program
Date: October 18, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

What does your workplace look like? Is your staff representative of your community? Do you welcome a wide array of perspectives and experiences to your table? Do you know that embracing diversity can help your business thrive and grow?

You asked, and we listened.
In 2018, our members took part in the KC Chamber Regional Diversity and Inclusion Survey. The purpose was to find out how the Greater Kansas City Chamber could best support our members when it comes to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. The number one request from our respondents was for tools and education on how to implement D&I tools in their companies. Based on that request, the Chamber invites you to participate in our upcoming Diversity and Inclusion Workshop Series. These working lunches are designed to be stand-alone sessions, but participants who attend all four will receive a special recognition at the completion of the series.

What You Will Learn: During working lunch sessions, experts will lead you through topics such as implicit bias, hiring and promoting minorities, and understanding a supplier diversity program.

Who This Series Is For: Business owners and leaders who want tools to create a diverse and inclusive workplace for their employees.

Why Should You Take Part: Studies show a diverse workplace has a stronger bottom line, and more qualified employees.

Understanding a Supplier Diversity Program:
Who does your printing? Are you in search of an outside marketing company? Are you looking to hire a new video production crew? This session is designed for procurement specialists who want to support minority and women-owned business. Learn how to create a supplier diversity program to help your company connect and contract with certified minority-owned businesses for the services you need.

Event Sponsors:

Cornerstone Sponsors

Supporting Diversity Sponsors


KC Chamber Board Room
Located on the first floor of Union Station next to Pierpont's restaurant
30 W. Pershing Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64108

Date/Time Information:
Event begins at 11:45 a.m.
*registration will open at 11:30 a.m.
Event ends at 1 p.m.
Contact Information:
Laura Dryden, KC Chamber events director
This event is free to attend.
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