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Prime Time: MBE 2 MBE & Prime Supplier Connections

The Western Regional Minority Supplier Development Council (WRMSDC)

Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM (PDT)

Prime Time: MBE 2 MBE & Prime Supplier Connections

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Certified MBE Ended $25.00 $0.00
Diverse Suppliers (WBEs, LGBTQ, Veterans, Other) Ended $40.00 $0.00
Corporations Ended $50.00 $0.00

Event Details


 

Prime Time: MBE 2 MBE & Prime Supplier Connections 
 
 
Join us in strengthening the supplier diversity ecosystem

Thursday, March 21, 2019
9:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
101 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94105

Reception: 4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

ABOUT OUR EVENT:

Are you looking for new business? Join us at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and meet Primes actively seeking subcontractors. Major corporations will also be present to support MBE2MBE Business and share industry knowledge. In attendance: D.W. Morgan Company, Cupertino Electric, Inc., Zones, Inc., Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, EY, Comcast, AT&T, Kaiser Permanente, Genentech, Facebook, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, California Water Association.

As a bonus, attendees will receive:

1. A checklist of Must Have’s when doing business with corporations and Primes (this checklist was created by a committee of major corporations.) You don't want to miss this!

2. A tool to analyze your company spending and help you incorporate MBE Spend (many of your customers and prospective customers support suppliers doing MBE2MBE Spend)

Other Business-building topics:

Crafting winning bids

Why corporations need 2nd Tier Spend

How to subcontract to a Prime

Cybersecurity from Healthcare and Financial Industry perspectives.  

Hurry and register today!

Here's a glimpse into the agenda: 

9:30 am - 10:15 am

Registration | Networking | Light Refreshments

10:15 am - 10:45 am

MBEIC Chair Opening Comments, Maulik Shyani

10:45 am – 10:55 am

Understanding MBE 2 MBE & Prime Supplier Connections, D. Arnold, WWT

10:55 am - 11:05 am

MBEs: Importance of starting a Supplier Diversity Program, D. Arnold, WWT

11:05 am - 12:05 pm

Moderated Panel, "How MBEs Can Make Supplier Diversity Stronger" - More details below

12:05 pm - 1:05 pm

Lunch, provided on-site. MBE 2 MBE Networking Hour

1:10 pm - 1:25 pm

Business Builder #1, "How to Create High Quality Written Proposals" - Tracey Somerville, EY

1:25 pm - 1:40 pm

Business Builder #2, Cybersecurity | Healthcare perspective - Tina Buop, OCIO

1:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Business Builder #3, Cybersecurity | Financial Perspective - TBD

2:00 pm - 2:10 pm

Break

2:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Matchmaking

2:15 pm – 3:45 pm

Extra Programming: "How to Craft a Winning Bid: Tricks & Tips for responding to RFIs, RFPs and RFQs"

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Break | Networking

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Closing Remarks | 2019 Forecast | Survey | Raffle

4:15 pm - 5:30 pm                              


Intimate Networking Reception, Onsite


 

 Panel Discussion With Q&A Session:

Topic: Buying From MBEs: How MBEs Can Make Supplier Diversity Stronger: Learn How to Support MBE to MBE, Sub-Contracting, & Prime Suppliers. Why Corps Need 2nd Tier Spending, and What MBEs Need to Know if They Want to be Sub to a Prime. 

Our Moderator: Jose Espinoza

 

 

MatchMaking 

(Corporations added weekly!) 

You don’t want to miss this segment. Get ready for an exciting and interactive session of matchmaking with top corporations. Make excellent connections with many outstanding corporations and learn more about their opportunities and processes. Stay tuned for more information!    

                

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Extra Programming: "Tricks & Tips for Responding to RFPs, RFQs & RFIs" 

 

 
 
                                                                  
 
 
 
                  

 

 
         
  
 
 


For more information about this event, please contact:

Cat Vaticano, Solare Event Management

925-681-8337 | Cat@SolareEvents.com

 

 

 


 



 


 


 


 



Have questions about Prime Time: MBE 2 MBE & Prime Supplier Connections ? Contact The Western Regional Minority Supplier Development Council (WRMSDC)

When & Where


Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
101 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM (PDT)


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Organizer

The Western Regional Minority Supplier Development Council (WRMSDC)


The Western Regional Minority Supplier Development Council, formerly known as NCMSDC, promotes minority participation in the procurement process to create economic wealth in minority business communities in Northern California, Nevada, Hawai'i, and the nation.  Visit us online at www.wrmsdc.org.

 

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