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Minority & Small Business Enterprise Diversity Summit

— January 29, 2019—

WHAT

To remain competitive in today’s global economy, businesses must be innovative and creative when it comes to maintaining diversity to remain competitive on the regional and global stage. The 2018 Minority Business Enterprise & Diversity Summit: Winning Through Inclusion will provide businesses the opportunity to explore tools and resources necessary to build diverse businesses. The summit will also provide a valuable opportunity for attendees to network together and grow in their knowledge of diversity and inclusion.


 
 Chris Martinez
Executive Director, HCC
  Rosy Aburto McDonough
Director, Minority Business Office of Colorado 

The event features a lunch keynote, “Disparity Study Results and Impact,” from Chris Martinez, HCC Executive Director. You’ll also hear from Rosy Aburto McDonough, Minority Business Office Director, and the Minority Business Advisory Council, on their strategic objectives for 2019, next steps and impact created. 

Sessions include:

  • Creating and Advancing Social Responsibility In Your Business
  • Minority Business Advisory Council's 2018 Focus Areas
  • Diversity & Inclusion at DIA
  • Small Business Certifications
  • International Trade Opportunities
  • Veteran Entrepeneurs


WHEN & WHERE

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
11:30 am-4:30 pm, followed by a networking social from 4:30-6:30 pm

The Pinery at the Hill
775 W Bijou St.
Colorado Springs, Colorado

$25/attendee


AGENDA

11:30-12:00 pm
  Check-in + Networking
     
12:00-1:30 pm
  Plated Lunch & Lunch Keynote: Disparity Study Results and Impact
Chris Martinez | Senior Advisor for Human Rights/Community Planning, City of Denver
     
1:30 - 1:45 pm   Break + Networking
     
1:45-3:00 pm
  Breakout Sessions #1
   
  • Creating and Advancing Social Responsibility In Your Business
    Anthony Perez | President, Success Is a Language
  • Minority Business Council—2018 Focus Areas
    Rosy Aburto McDonough | Director, Minority Business Office of Colorado
  • Diversity & Inclusion at DIA
    Ruth Rodriguez | Denver Commerce Hub 
3:00-3:15 pm
  Break + Networking
     
3:15-4:30 pm
  Breakout Sessions #2
   
  • Minority Business Office—Small Business Certifications
    Rosy Aburto McDonough | Director, Minority Business Office of Colorado
  • International Trade Opportunities
    Sandi Moilanen, VP of Operations, World Trade Center Denver
     
4:30-6:30 pm   Social + Networking


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