Agenda

DAY 1 ANNUAL MEETING
8:30 am – 9:00 am
Wake up dance party 

9:15 am – 10:15 am
Conference Open
Dominion welcome and commitment to supplier diversity
2020 Council Performance – Dominique Milton
2021 Council Goals – Dominique Milton

10:20 am – 11:20
RING Work Plans

11:20 am – 11:30 am
Break

11:30 am – Noon
NMSDC, Chair Tanya Nixon & MBEIC Chair Carlton O’Neal REAL Talk Roundtable with Jeff Conley & LaSonya Berry
Noon – 12:15 pm
Open Q&A

12:20 pm – 12:50 pm
General Panel How to Get to the Middle for MBEs and Corporate Partners
4 Breakout sessions (pre-assigned) for R.E.A.L discussion
Relationships Matter session
Elevate your Brand session
Align with Customers session
Leverage Resources session

12:55 pm – 1:15 pm
Unpack R.E.A.L sessions with challenges & solutions

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Visit Exhibit Hall

DAY 2 PROFORUM
Corporate Only Workshops – For ProForum Content
8:30 am – 9:00 am
Wake up dance party 

9 am – 9:30 am
Conference open with recap of REAL discussions from Day 1

9:30 am – 10:00 am
Opening Speaker – Rick Wade – US Chamber of Commerce
The Economic Impact of Supplier Diversity – US Chamber of Commerce
Moving to the middle

10:00 am – 10:15 am
Break

10:15 am – 11:00 am
Corporate Giving – REAL Talk – Panel Discussion Merging Community Outreach with Supplier Diversity

11:00 am – 11:15 am
Open Q&A

11:15 am -11:30 am
BREAK

11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Growing your Supplier Diversity Program in 2021

12:30 pm – 12:45 pm
Open Q&A

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Visit Exhibit Hall