Programs/Sessions (Wed., 10-17-18)

/Programs/Sessions (Wed., 10-17-18)

Wednesday Keynote Luncheon: The Recipe for Success: Lessons on the Road to the Fortune 500


Wednesday, 12:15 PM
This discussion will explore MasTec's path to success in becoming the first MBE Fortune 500 company and the different elements of supplier diversity that came together to set history.

NMSDC Resource Center


Monday - Wednesday
Bring your technology questions to experts who can provide answers, advice, and solutions for productivity, travel and other interests.

PO2 C-Suite Plenary Session: Disruptive Technology and The New Economy

Wednesday, 8:30 AM
Chief Procurement Officers and MBEs discuss disruptive technologies - AI, Block Chain, Machine Learning - and how MBEs can find opportunities.

W03 Don’t just focus on the Purchase Order/Contract: Industry Trends in Voluntary Benefits – Delivering value through flexible benefits solutions.

Wednesday, 9:45 AM
Come and learn how voluntary benefits trends are helping employers of all sizes create value in an increasingly complex and changing benefits landscape

W01 Assessment Tools for Supplier Diversity Programs

Wednesday, 9:45 AM
The Assessment Tools for Supplier Diversity Programs is a 50 question assessment of their current supplier diversity program.

Emerging Young Entrepreneurs (EYE) Program


Monday - Wednesday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Created in partnership with McPherson|Berry and MetLife, this unique four-day program is to provide a pipeline of minority millennial entrepreneurs to become certified...

W07 Oil and Gas Industry – Part II: Emerging Trends in Oil and Gas

Wednesday, 11:00 AM
Focusing on industry trends, Exxon and BP will host an interactive session on modernization, innovation, sustainability and cost-efficiency.

W07 Oil and Gas Industry: Energy Outlook and Introduction to the O & G Industry (Part 1 of 2)

Wednesday, 9:45 AM
How the Oil and Gas industry is supporting Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 2030) and how our suppliers can join these efforts.

W06 Getting in the Zones…Opportunity Zones


Wednesday, 9:45 AM
'The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 created Opportunity Zones, designated areas that are designed to connect private capital with low-income and rural communities across America.

W05 Using Profit To Fund Purpose – The Importance of Diversified Funding Strategies and Creating Operational Excellence

Wednesday, 9:45 AM
Now more than ever, mission-driven organizations are recognizing the need to develop sustainable business models that withstand fluctuations in donative capital.