Overview

The Global Supplier Diversity Conference (GSDC) helps minority suppliers pursue, win and successfully maintain corporate contracts. The full-day conference is designed to increase the number of successful minority-owned, woman-owned and other disadvantaged small business suppliers.

ADDRESSING SUPPLIER DIVERSITY
While total revenue for all U.S. firms grew 65% between 1997 and 2008, from $18.6 trillion to $30.7 trillion, the portion of total revenue generated by minority firms only grew from 2.7% to 2.8% over the same period. Despite numbering more than 50% of all firms in the United States, minority and female businesses represent only 6.1% of total annual revenue. -Wharton Magazine

Attendees will understand how to research and prepare for supplier opportunities, increasing their chances of success by recognizing the right opportunities for their business model.

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