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Diversity Events Calendar

The Diversity Events Calendar is a listing of events specifically related to Supplier Diversity and/or Governing Board Diversity, sent to us by insurance companies, diverse businesses, certifying organizations, advocates, and stakeholders/diversity community members at large. We encourage you to send us your organization's upcoming events for posting here, and to check back often for any new upcoming events.

NOTE: None of the events listed here are Department hosted or sponsored. For additional information about any event, please contact the organization and/or event contact directly; do not contact Department staff.

If your organization is interested in posting an event on this Calendar, please complete the Event Posting Request Form and send via email to Benjamin Phillips-Lesenana, Diversity Outreach Liaison, for the Department's review.

2017 Upcoming Events

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December


January

Host Organization: Pacific Southwest Minority Supplier Development Council (PSMSDC)
Event Title: Precertification Workshops
Event Date & Time: January 18, 2017, 11:00AM Pacific Time
Event Location: San Diego Foundation - 2508 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 92106
Event Description: Precertification workshop for minority suppliers to begin their MBE Certification process.
Event Link: Register Here - http://www.pswmsdc.org/

February

Host Organization: California Black Chamber of Commerce
Event Title: 2017 Annual Legislative Welcome Reception
Event Date & Time: February 15, 2017, 6:00PM - 8:00PM Pacific Time
Event Location: Sheraton Grand Hotel - 1230 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Event Description: This event allows the Chamber to welcome newly elected and returning legislators to the State Capitol. The Chamber will take this opportunity to recognize Assemblyman Chris Holden as the new Chair of the Legislative Black Caucus.
Event Link: Register Here - http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ed6gt6r7e7c071dc&llr=yi9tkndab

Host Organization: California Black Chamber of Commerce
Event Title: 2017 Annual Capitol Policy Luncheon
Event Date & Time: February 16, 2017, 11:30AM - 1:00PM Pacific Time
Event Location: Sheraton Grand Hotel - 1230 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Event Link: Register Here - http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ed6gt6r7e7c071dc&llr=yi9tkndab

March

Host Organization: Pacific Southwest Minority Supplier Development Council (PSMSDC)
Event Title: Precertification Workshops
Event Date & Time: March 7, 2017, 11:00AM Pacific Time
Event Location: San Diego Foundation - 2508 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 92106
Event Description: Precertification workshop for minority suppliers to begin their MBE Certification process.
Event Link: Register Here - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfVgrqlGL7qBc0e-is8GvjavDrt5KP3Mc0lHVTRiewFnA8jIA/viewform?c=0&w=1

April

Host Organization: State Compensation Insurance Fund
Event Title: 3rd Annual Supplier Diversity Summit "Meet the Primes & Matchmaking Opportunity"
Event Date & Time: Thursday, April 6, 2017, 9:30AM - 2:00PM Pacific Time
Event Location: 1010 Vaquero Circle, Vacaville, CA 94588
Event Link: Register Here - https://scif.mybusinessmatches.com/

Host Organization: Federal Business Council, Inc.
Event Title: 27th Annual Government Procurement Conference
Event Date & Time: Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 8:00AM - 4:00PM Eastern Time
Event Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC
Event Description: This is a national conference fostering business partnerships between the Federal Government,       its prime contractors, and small, minority, service-disabled veteran-owned, veteran-owned, HUBZone, and women-owned businesses.
Event Link: Register Here - https://www.fbcinc.com/e/Procurement/attendeereg.aspx

Host Organization: California Black Chamber of Commerce
Event Title: The African American Leadership Weekend Conference 2017
Event Date & Time: April 21-22, 2017, 8:00AM - 7:00PM & 8:00AM - 2:00PM Pacific Time
Event Location: Holiday Inn Sacramento - Capitol Plaza 300 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Event Link: Register Here - http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ed9n32nz9a8d856d&llr=yi9tkndab

May

Host Organization: National Association of Women Business Owners, California (NAWBO)
Event Title: Propel Your Business Conference 2017
Event Date & Time: May 7-9, 2017, 8:00AM - 4:00PM Pacific Time
Event Location: Sheraton Grand Hotel - 1230 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Event Description: This is an annual conference for women business owners.
Event Link: Register Here - https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/?eventid=1915664

Host Organization: Host Organization: Pacific Southwest Minority Supplier Development Council (PSMSDC)
Event Title: Precertification Workshops
Event Date & Time: May 16, 2017, 11:00AM - 1:00PM Pacific Time
Event Location: Liberty Station San Diego Foundation (Raymond Room) - 2508 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 92106
Event Description: Precertification workshop for minority suppliers to begin their MBE Certification process.
Event Link: Register Here - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc9LcbG_Upg5BqQIsGe5n-VwcgN9lycomBxmecB8M2J4Us0Hw/viewform?c=0&w=1

June

Host Organization: NAWBO-LA (National Organization of Women Business Owners - Los Angeles)
Event Title: 31st Annual Leadership & Legacy Awards Luncheon
Event Date & Time: June 16, 2017, 10:30AM - 2:30PM Pacific Time
Event Location: Beverly Hilton - 9876 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Event Description: The Power of Inspiration
Event Link: Register Here - https://www.nawbo.org/los-angeles/events/nawbo-las-31st-annual-leadership-legacy-awards-luncheon

Host Organization: United States Black Chamber, Inc. (USBC)
Event Title: 2017 School of Chamber and Business Management
Event Date & Time: June 14-16, 2017
Event Location: Washington, DC
Event Description: Three-day educational conference delivers innovative leadership programming, networking and engagement opportunities for business leaders.
Event Link: Register Here - https://www.cvent.com/events/2017-nglcc-international-business-leadership-conference/registration-aa42f8ff128f467ca5c47fa722a7b673.aspx

July

Host Organization: Pacific Southwest Minority Supplier Development Council (PSMSDC)
Event Title: Precertification Workshops
Event Date & Time: July 21, 2017, 11:00AM Pacific Time
Event Location: San Diego Foundation - 2508 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 92106
Event Description: Precertification workshop for minority suppliers to begin their MBE Certification process.
Event Link: Register Here - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdZciTiAN2Advs_nPQe39OsQDJGEr8j2mU9_sU9dcInc2q7ag/viewform?c=0&w=1

Host Organization: Pacific Southwest Minority Supplier Development Council (PSMSDC)
Event Title: Conference, Matchmaking & Expo
Event Date & Time: July 28, 2017, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Mountain Time
Event Location: Talking Stick Resort - 9800 Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85256
Event Description: 2017 Conference,  Matchmaking & Expo
Event Link: Register Here - https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee6bmqvn3bb23e5a&oseq=&c=6b361730-207c-11e7-ba0e-842b2b5261ac&ch=6ba04ab0-207c-11e7-ba10-842b2b5261ac

 

August

Host Organization: National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)
Event Title: 2017 NGLCC International Business and Leadership Conference
Event Date & Time: August 1-4, 2017
Event Location: Las Vegas, NV
Event Description: Three-day educational conference delivers innovative leadership programming, networking and engagement opportunities for business leaders.
Event Link: Register Here - https://www.cvent.com/events/2017-nglcc-international-business-leadership-conference/registration-aa42f8ff128f467ca5c47fa722a7b673.aspx

Host Organizations: City National Bank, The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Los Angeles World Airports, and SoCal Gas Company
Event Title: Meet the Buyers Event
Event Date & Time: August 31, 2017, 11:45AM - 2:30PM Pacific Time
Event Location: City National Plaza - 555 South Flower Street, 13th Floor, Los Angeles Room, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Event Description: Meet the Buyers Event
Event Link: Register Here - pam.butler@cnb.com
 

September

Host Organization: Hispanics in Energy
Event Title: California Mexico Clean Energy Summit
Event Date & Time: September 5-6, 2017
Event Location: California Museum - 1020 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Event Description: The two-day event includes cross border energy leaders, business and government representatives, jobs and investment opportunities and an update on the CA MEX Energy MOU.
Event Link: Register Here - https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee2xw7zx88a423e4&oseq=&c=&ch=

Host Organization: CalAsian Chamber of Commerce
Event Title: 2017 Southern California Business Matchmaking
Event Date & Time: September 7, 2017, 11:30AM - 2:30PM Pacific Time
Event Location: Japanese American Community Cultural Center - 244 South Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Event Description: CalAsian encourages small businesses to compete for both public and private contracts, which provide opportunities to expand into new markets. Matchmaking session will provide participants the opportunity to meet one-on-one with procurement specialists from government agencies and corporations.
Event Link: Register Here - https://2017labizmatchmaking.eventbrite.com

Host Organization: Latin Business Association
Event Title: Edge Workshop
Event Date & Time: September 12, 2017, 3:30PM - 7:00PM Pacific Time
Event Location: 1800 W. Beverly Blvd., Ste. 201, Montebello, CA 90640
Event Description: The workshop will provide tools that will help business understand the requirements of the contract, and reduce future problems. The workshop will provide information regarding the psychology of negotiations and how small business leverages their position to be able to negotiate.
Event Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/prepare-post-award-project-managementfreecontract-negotiations-workshop-tickets-37280069692

Host Organization: National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF)
Event Title: 2017 Annual Meeting and Law Firm Expo
Event Date & Time: September 17-20, 2017
Event Location: New York, NY
Event Description: The NAMWOLF Annual Meeting & Law Firm Expo is FREE for in-house counsel and other corporate representatives to attend.
Event Link: Register Here - http://namwolfmeetings.org/

Host Organization: Pacific Southwest Minority Supplier Development Council
Event Title: San Diego Business Conference, Matchmaking & Expo
Event Date & Time: September 18, 2017, 8:00AM - 5:00PM Pacific Time
Event Location: SDG&E Energy Innovation Center - 4760 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92117
Event Description: Attendees will join this interactive, hands-on workshop lead by John Mautner.
Event Link: Register Here - https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eefqtmxw8405ea4b&oseq=&c=6b361730-207c-11e7-ba0e-842b2b5261ac&ch=6ba04ab0-207c-11e7-ba10-842b2b5261ac

Host Organization: CalAsian Chamber of Commerce
Event Title: Success Express Empower Workshops
Event Date & Time: September 19, 2017, 8:30AM - 11:00AM Pacific Time
Event Location: University of Phoenix - Room 103/104 - 2860 Gateway Drive, Bldg B, Suite 100, Sacramento, CA 95833
Event Description: We invited community based organizations and small & medium sized businesses to join us as we discuss access to capital with Wells Fargo and Procurement Opportunities with Pacific Gas and Electric.
Event Link: Register Here - https://2017empowerworkshops.eventbrite.com

October

Host Organization: National Association of Women Business Owners
Event Title: 2017 National Women's Business Conference
Event Date & Time: October 15-17, 2017
Event Location: Hyatt Regency - Minneapolis, MN 55403
Event Description: Join NAWBO's inspiring community of women entrepreneurs as we dare together to reach new heights in our lives, our businesses, our communities and the world.
Event Link: Register Here - https://online.nawbo.org/nawbossa/evtssareg.custinfo?p_event_id=1428

Host Organization: Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce
Event Title: 9th Annual Internal Study Mission
Event Date & Time: October 19-20, 2017
Event Location: Sacramento, CA
Event Description: Over the course of two days, speakers and panelists will discuss what makes Sacramento the "best of – first at – leader in" with a focus on civic amenities, economic development, education, innovation and more!
Event Link: Register Here - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/9th-annual-internal-study-mission-tickets-36418162705

Host Organization: Latin Business Association
Event Title: LBA Business Expo & Women's Business Luncheon
Event Date & Time: October 19, 2017, 9:00AM - 5:00PM Pacific Time
Event Location: The Castaway Burbank - 1250 E. Harvard Rd, Burbank, CA 91501
Event Description: LBA Business Expo brings the business community together. Business owners and entrepreneurs achieve their business goals by bringing some of the brightest minds and best companies from around the nation together and to provide networking opportunities.
Event Link: Register Here - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lba-business-expo-and-womens-business-luncheon-tickets-36615652402

Host Organization: National Minority Supplier Development Council
Event Title: 2017 NMSDC Conference + Business Opportunity Exchange
Event Date & Time: October 22-25, 2017
Event Location: Cobo Center - Detroit, MI 48226
Event Description: The NMSDC Conference and Business Opportunity Exchange is the nation's premier forum on minority supplier development.
Event Link: Register Here - http://www.nmsdcconference.com/

November

Host Organization: Cal Asian Chamber of Commerce
Event Title: Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Conference
Event Date & Time: November 14, 2017, 8:00AM - 5:00PM Pacific Time
Event Location: LAX
Event Description: Come join us for the first annual DBE Conference that will motivate, inspire, and educate your business on opportunities in the procurement arena.
Event Link: http://www.calasiancc.org/

Host Organization: Cal Asian Chamber of Commerce
Event Title: 4th Annual California Policy Summit
Event Date & Time: November 30, 2017, 11:00AM - 3:00PM Pacific Time
Event Location: AT&T Entertainment HQ - 2260 E Imperial Hwy, El Segundo, CA 90245
Event Description: Connecting the business community to policy makers, industry leaders, and subject matter experts for an engaging conversation on today's policy issues.
Event Link: http://www.calasianpolicysummit.eventbrite.com

December

No Events

 



 


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