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Small Business Summit 2018

Industry Council for Small Business Development

Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM (PDT)

Small Business Summit 2018

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The Industry Council is a membership organization for Diverse Business Owners. We educate you as a business owner and help you meet the right buyers from large corporations.

The Industry Council facilitates collaboration, leadership, education and procurement opportunities for the advancement and development of supplier excellence, as well as providing unique training and mentorship opportunities for small business owners and associates.

Opportunities for Small & Diverse Business Owners

  • Connect with buyers & suppliers
  • Workshops to help you grow your business
  • Get the inside scoop on upcoming Government and Corporate contract opportunities

Agenda:

8:00AM - 8:45AM - Registration
8:45AM - 8:50AM - Welcome (Tim McLaughlin)

Procurement Workshop Room: Board Chambers
9:00 am - 9:45 am Corporate Procurement Panel
Lisa Roben - Supplier Diversity Manager, Comcast Corporation
Jose Espinoza - Supplier Diversity Program Manager, California Water Services
TBD
9:45 am - 10:00 am Break
10:00 am - 10:45 am Government Procurement Panel
TBD - City of San Jose
Miriam Singer - Chief Procurement Officer, County of Santa Clara
10:45 am - 11:00 am Break
11:00 am - 11:30 am Prep for Success
Lisa Castillo - Senior Supplier Diversity Manager - West Coast, AT&T
Tim McLaughlin - Manager Supplier Diversity and Community Involvement, San Jose Water


Small Business Workshop Room: Isaac Newton Senter Auditorium
9:00 am - 9:45 am Access to Capital
9:45 am - 10:00 am Break
10:00 am - 10:45 am Growing Your Business (1)
10:45 am - 11:00 am Break
11:00 am - 11:30 am Growing Your Business (2)
11:30 am - 12:00 pm Awards Presentation
Charleen Hamel - Lifetime Achievement in Supplier Diversity
Bob Thompson - Lifetime Achievement in Supplier Diversity
Susan Ellenberg - Outstanding Community Service
12:00 pm Closing Remarks
Networking

 

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Santa Clara County Admin Building
70 West Hedding St
San Jose, CA 95110

Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM (PDT)


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Industry Council for Small Business Development

We are a membership organization for Minority Business Owners. We welcome small Small Business Owners and Supplier Diversity Managers to join us for networking events at Hotel Biltmore in Santa Clara, CA. Please register on our website www.icsbd.org.

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