Veolia Water Milwaukee (VWM) is holding its fifth annual Supplier Diversity Symposium with the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) and the Wisconsin Minority Supplier Development Council.
The VWM/MMSD Supplier Diversity Symposium will be on Tuesday, 22 October 2013, at Veolia Water Milwaukee (700 East Jones Street, Milwaukee, WI 53207).
The Symposium is product/service specific (please see below). If your company is a match, please register to confirm your involvement.
Please plan to arrive between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. to get your name badge, registration materials, and to network. A continental breakfast will be provided. The program starts promptly at 8:30 a.m.
There will be two (2) tours of the facility scheduled so you can see the different types of commodities that may be purchased by VWM and MMSD. Ladies, you are advised to wear or bring flat shoes for the tours.
Questions should be directed to Barbara Brown, Procurement Manager, VWM, at (414) 747-3852.
Agenda for Symposium
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.: Registration, Continental Breakfast, Networking
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.: Welcome/Presentation
9:45 a.m. - Noon: "Meet the Buyers" Table Sessions & Facility Tours
Iron Work/Metal Fabrication
Sewers & Water Construction
All Other Construction
Building Materials (Supplies)
All Other Engineering
All Other Professional
Janitorial Equipment, Supplies, Services
Laboratory Equipment, Supplies, Services, Testing
All Other Services & Supplies
When & Where
Wisconsin and Iowa Council
The Wisconsin and Iowa Council's role is to support and develop minority-owned businesses by facilitating important connections between corporations and minority suppliers. The Wisconsin and Iowa Council certifies and matches minority-owned businesses with member corporations that want to purchase goods and services. Through our events we are able to provide opportunities of exchange and partnership to both supplier and corporate members. Our territory includes the states of Wisconsin and Iowa, and leadership is provided by President, Floyd Rose, Ph.D.