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2021 Virtual Procurement Conference, Business Opportunity Fair & Supplier Diversity Excellence Awards Ceremony

Theme: Breaking Barriers, Building for the Future
The Procurement Conference is a two-day conference followed by Matchmaking and Supplier Diversity Excellence Award Luncheon. It contains two learning tracks: Corporate Procurement Professionals and MBE/Suppliers.
Virtual Procurement Conference
June 9-10 2021
Supplier Diversity Excellence Awards & Matchmaking
June 11, 2021


7:15 AM - Platform Opens

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM - Opening Session

  • Opening Keynote: Xaviar Gutierrez, President & CEO, Arizona Coyotes Club

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM - Breakout Sessions

  • Corporate Track: Leveraging Internal Collaboration - How do bring visibility by to Supplier Diversity?
  • MBE Track: Rebuilding after COVID - Access to Capital Post-Pandemic

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Break/Networking

11:15 AM - 12:45 PM Breakout Sessions

  • Corporate Track: IInnovation in Supplier Diversity (Can we blend Supplier Diversity & Diversity and Inclusion? Addressing the confusion in the marketplace; Workforce vs Supplier Engagement)
  • MBE Track: Master Class - Scaling Your Business Post COVID

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM - Exhibit Hall


*NMSDC Certification Number Required for Registration for MBEs

  • June 9:   Opening Keynote, Breakout Sessions, Networking, Business Opportunity Fair
  • June 10: Opening Speaker, Breakout Sessions, Joint Sessions, Business Opportunity Fair, Virtual Social Hour
  • June 11: Matchmaking Sessions
  • June 11: Supplier Diversity Excellence Awards Virtual Luncheon


Procurement Conference & Business Opportunity Fair
June 9-10, 2021
Supplier Diversity Excellence Awards
June 11, 2021
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