Moving Forward: Supplier Diversity and the Road to Recovery
With 2020 behind us, we are looking forward to continuing expanding supplier diversity and supporting underrepresented entrepreneurs across Canada.
The Supplier Diversity Alliance Canada is proud to invite you to the 2021 Virtual Supplier Diversity Summit, taking January 26 & 27 via PheedLoop.
This year’s summit is generously supported by Kellogg’s and will focus on the continuing the path forward for diverse suppliers, entrepreneurs, and companies of all sizes who see the benefits of supplier diversity
As always, one of the cornerstones of this year’s Virtual Supplier Diversity Summit will be corporate-certified supplier roundtables, presented this year in a virtual format. This is your chance to connect your business directly with representatives from leading corporations who see the incredible value in working with diverse suppliers.
We hope to see you there!
Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce, Women Business Enterprises Canada, Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council, and Inclusive Workplace and Supply Council of Canada
A Keynote Address by Kellogg’s
As a champion of supplier diversity across North America and presenting sponsor of the 2021 SDAC Virtual Supplier Diversity Summit, Tune in as they kick off this two-day event, celebrating exceptional businesses.
Panel Discussion: Certified Supplier Champions
This panel discussion will feature certified diverse suppliers from each SDAC Council. Panelists will discuss how they’ve pivoted their businesses in the past year, and the path forward they are planning for the year ahead. Panelists will also be discussing how they have leveraged their diverse supplier certification to secure new work or enhance existing relationships.
Business to Business Networking
An opportunity for all attendees to connect with each other, learn about each other’s industries and best practices. This is an opportunity for companies to connect, form partnerships, and develop mutually beneficial business-to-business relationships.
Panel Discussion: Supplier Diversity Corporate Champions
Learn from our corporate partners on why supplier diversity is important and see how they have successfully leveraged it to benefit their organizations. This panel discussion will feature corporations who have worked with SDAC Councils to work with certified suppliers.
Corporate-Certified Supplier Roundtables
The annual corporate-certified supplier roundtables is the perfect opportunity for certified suppliers to connect with and present themselves and their business to some of the biggest companies in Canada and North America.
About the SDAC
The Supplier Diversity Advisory Council is comprised of four partnered diverse supplier certifying bodies include the Canadian Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, Women Business Enterprises Canada, Canadian Aboriginal & Minority Supplier Council, and the Inclusive Workplace and Supply Council of Canada. We are thrilled to invite certified suppliers from WE Connect International Canada to this event as well.
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