• Individual Reg. Supplier Diversity Summit & Business Expo

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    Name: Individual Reg. Supplier Diversity Summit & Business Expo
    Date: August 3, 2016
    Time: 11:00 AM - 6:30 PM CDT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:

    The Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce, Mayo Clinic, the Diversity Council and the City of Rochester are partnering to host a premiere conference and business expo to highlight the economic power that derives from the diversity within our business community.

    The conference brings together area small and diverse businesses to learn and connect and to help them take the next step in their development. The event will be attended by regional corporations, supply management organizations, support agencies and business associations interested in connecting with these businesses.

    The networking and connecting continues when the conference gives way to a business expo that will be FREE and open to the general public! The business expo will provide Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce member businesses the opportunity to highlight their goods and services.

    Conference Agenda:

    11:00am - Noon        
    Pre-conference Session on Certification for Minority and Women-Owned Businesses

    Noon – 1:30pm
    Keynote Luncheon - Featuring Toni Adafin, IBM Corporation

    1:45pm - 3:45pm
    Breakout Sessions:
    • DMC: Developing and Growing a More Diverse Economy
    • Where's the Money?: Funding Your Small Business
    • ​Branding: What it is, what it isn't and why it matters for your business.
    4:00pm - 6:30pm
    Chamber Business Expo - FREE & Open to the Public!
    Event Sponsors:

    Pinnacle Sponsor

    Media Partner

    Silver Sponsors

    Mayo Civic Center
    30 Civic Center Dr SE

    Rochester, MN 55904

    Conference - Exhibit Hall

    Chamber Business Expo - Auditorium & North Lobby
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, August 3rd
    11:00am - 6:30pm
    Contact Information:
    Paul Richardson, Development Director 507-424-5663
    Supplier Diversity Summit Registration Required:
    $25, includes: Lunch, conference programming, & business expo.

    Business Expo Only:
    FREE & Open to the Public to attend

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