2020 Virtual Procurement Conference & Supplier Diversity Excellence Awards Ceremony

Refocus, Rebuild, Reengage: Redefining Your Business in the COVID Era
June 9, 2020 and June 10, 2020
Location
Virtual
Procurement Conference
June 9, 2020 - 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM
June 10, 2020 - 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Supplier Diversity Excellence Awards Ceremony
June 10, 2020 – 11:15 AM to 1:00 PM
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Event Details

Procurement Conference

The Conference will also include a two-day Business Opportunity Fair and Procurement Matchmaking Sessions.
Conference Schedule:
Monday, June 9, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM
  • 6:00 AM - Wellness Class (Yoga) presented by Strive Well-Being
  • 6:45 AM - Registration/Exhibit Hall Opens
  • 8:00 AM - 8:20 AM - Matchmaking
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM - Opening Program
  • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM - Breakout Sessions (Corporate Track and MBE Track)
  • 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM - Commercials/Exhibit Hall/Stretch Break/Networking
  • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM - Breakout Sessions (Corporate Track and MBE Track)
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM - Matchmaking
  • 1:30 PM - 7:00 PM - Exhibit Hall Open
  • Evening Wellness - Presented by Strive Well-Being
Tuesday, June 10, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • 6:00 AM - Wellness Class (Yoga) presented by Strive Well-Being
  • 6:45 AM - Exhibit Hall Opens
  • 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM - Matchmaking Sessions
  • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM -Breakout Sessions (Corporate Track and MBE Track)
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM - Commercials/Exhibit Hall/Stretch Break/Networking
  • 1:10 PM - 2:00 PM - Matchmaking
  • 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Exhibit Hall Opens
  • Evening Wellness - Presented by Strive Well-Being
  1. Workshop Sessions (Corporate Track and MBE Track): An educational and training venue on relevant topics impacting minority businesses and procurement professionals today.
  2. Business Opportunity Fair: Corporations, government agencies, and minority businesses showcase their products and services. The Fair creates an arena for networking and for buyers to meet and mingle with qualified, certified minority owned businesses.
  3. Procurement Matchmaking Sessions: Opportunity for minority owned businesses to meet one-on-one with corporate and government buyers to learn about real-and-current or real-and-near future RFP/RFQ/RFI opportunities, and best practices about how to navigate the supplier gateway/portal (when applicable).

Supplier Diversity Excellence Awards Ceremony

  • 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM - Supplier Diversity Excellence Awards Luncheon
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