Joint Procurement Meeting Hosted by Best Buy

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Best Buy Corporate Campus

7601 Penn Avenue

South Richfield, MN 55423

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The Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) and North Central Minority Supplier Development Council (NCMSDC) invite you to the Joint Procurement Meeting hosted by Best Buy. These meetings provide an opportunity to meet and interact with the local and regional diverse small business community and large corporations, as well as government and not-for-profit institutions and agencies that support supplier diversity. As part of the program, Best Buy’s initiatives and procurement practices will be highlighted. Sourcing leaders and personnel will be on hand to discuss the process of doing business with Best Buy and to network. If you are a certified diverse company, feel free to bring your company’s Capabilities Statement, along with your business cards.

Program: As part of the program, Best Buy will discuss potential security risks to your business, present Best Buy’s new Brand and highlight Best Buy’s sustainability efforts.

Introduction to Best Buy Procurement
• Nancy Brooks, Vice President, Procurement
Understanding Security Risks to your business
• Adam Mishler, Chief Information Security Officer
Best Buy’s New Brand
• Molly Kinsella, Vice President, Creative Services
Best Buy’s Sustainability Program
• Tim Meester, Sr. Director, Procurement
• Alexis Ludwig-Vogen, Director, Communications and Public Relations

Networking Fair: At this networking event, suppliers will have the opportunity to meet procurement professionals and business stakeholders.

Networking Fair Categories:
Best Buy Business Communications and Public Relations
Construction Services & Materials Consumer Services
Contingent Labor Services (IT and Non-IT) Corporate Services
Energy Enterprise Supplies and Equipment
Facilities and Stores Fixtures (Store) and Displays
IT (Hardware, Software, Telecom) IT (Professional Services (Managed Services))
Marketing Print
Supply Chain and Fleet Operations Other

Parking: Please park in the visitor parking lot located off Penn Ave. and Hwy 494.

Agenda:
1:30-2:00 Check-in and Networking
2:00-3:50 Program
3:50-4:00 Break/Refreshments
4:00-5:00 Networking Fair

• Please do not arrive any earlier than 1:30 p.m. as Best Buy does not have the space to accommodate early arrivals.
• All visitors must be escorted by a Best Buy employee and remain in designated event areas only.
• There will be no admittance to the Best Buy Corporate Campus after 4:15 p.m.
• All visitors must leave the Best Buy Corporate Campus promptly at 5 p.m.

Deadline: Please register by April 16, 2019,
Registration is mandatory to be admitted to the Best Buy Corporate Campus. Space is limited.

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