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Business Summit for Supplier Diversity

July 18, 2019 Dallas Fed

Organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

The Federal Reserve System Supplier Diversity Community has designated July 15–19 as Business Week for Supplier Diversity. In cooperation with the System initiative, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas will hold this one-day summit for Eleventh District suppliers. The summit will provide external suppliers with information about our Eleventh District Supplier Diversity Program and technical assistance. This event is intended to invite new and existing suppliers to meet with Dallas Fed staff, as well as provide a networking opportunity for attendees.

Attendees will learn about:

  • The role of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
  • The Supplier Diversity Program at the Dallas Fed.
  • Three North Texas organizations that provide supplier training and assistance.
  • Upcoming projects at D/FW International Airport.
  • Bonding assistance presented by Cross Timbers Procurement Center.
  • The state of small businesses report from a Dallas Fed economist.
  • Networking opportunities with Dallas Fed staff, D/FW suppliers and outside organizations.

When

  • July 18, 2019
    8:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

Where

Registration

Agenda

July 18
8:30 a.m. Check-in and Breakfast
9:00 a.m. 11th District Supplier Diversity Program
  Kaitlin McCrum, Supplier Diversity Sourcing Specialist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
9:20 a.m. Doing Business With DFW International Airport 
 

Cheryll Jeter, Business Diversity Specialist, DFW International Airport

10:20 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Bonding Assistance Information
  Henry Vinson, Government Contracting Specialist/Construction Specialist, Cross Timbers Procurement Center
11:15 a.m. Overview of DCCCD/Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program
  Paul Birt, Director of Business Support Services, DCCCD
11:30 a.m. Lunch
12:00 p.m. How to Prepare and Deliver to Increase Your Company's Success
 

Debbie Mrazek, President, The Sales Company and Faculty, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program

1:00 p.m. Federal Reserve: State of Small Businesses Report
 

Emily Perlmeter, Outreach Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

2:15 p.m. Closing Remarks and Networking
  Stephan Booker, Assistant Vice President and Procurement Officer,
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Kaitlin Mccrum, Supplier Diversity Sourcing Specialist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
For More Information

Contact Dallas Fed Supplier Diversity at supplierdiversity@dal.frb.org.