Supplier Webinars

Supplier Webinar Series

If you missed our live webinars, this is your opportunity
to catch up by viewing our webinar series below.

CHECK OUT OUR MENTORSHIP WEBINAR SERIES

How to Do Business with Toyota

A presentation by members of the automaker’s Supplier Diversity team, including Senior Manager Chuck Hendrix, Analyst Erin Caudill, and Katie Diehl with the co-op program.

As a bonus, we’ll hear from Marty Britton, President, and CEO of Toronto-based Britton Management Profiles, about new pandemic procurement compliance services to empower businesses in hiring talent, reopening strategically, and thriving safely.

B2B Matchmaker Tips: The Corporate Point of View

Our guest for this interview is Robin Pulford, retired American Airlines Supplier Diversity Manager. What you’ll learn:

  • How the corporate purchasing process works.
  • Who makes the decisions in selecting suppliers.
  • How supplier diversity professionals advocate on your behalf.
  • 10 essential elements they expect to see in your pitch.
  • Dos and don’ts for matchmaker meetings.
  • The best ways of following up.

How to Prepare for a Business Matchmaker

Even if you’ve participated in matchmaker meetings many times before, learn some new tips on how to prepare in today’s virtual environment while the world is dealing with the COVID-19 virus and social distancing restrictions. Our presenter is Nancy Allen, CEO and President of the Women’s Business Enterprise Council of Florida, a regional partner organization of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). Nancy is the author of the new book The Decision to Scale: 25 Tips for Women-Owned Businesses Looking to Grow.

How COVID 19 Will Impact the Future of Global Trade

Our two guest speakers are from our partner UPS: Maria Luisa Boyce, Vice President for International Policy for UPS Global Public Affairs, and Kathleen Marran, UPS Vice President of Marketing, Diverse Customer Segments.

How to Make the Choice to Be Positive

Our featured guest Connie Charles from iMap Strategic Solutions leads a robust discussion on How Business Leaders Choose Between Fear and Hope!

How to Do Business With Duke Energy

Our featured guest Tonja Graham is the Supplier Diversity Manager for Duke Energy. She leads a robust discussion on moving forward with the new normal during the Time of Covid-19 and how to do business with Duke Energy.

How to Create the Best Capabilities Statements

Desiree Hanson, Supplier Diversity Manager with Moffitt Cancer Center answered questions to help our viewers understand how to become a Tier 2 supplier and what is needed to know about doing business with Moffitt Cancer Center today under the Covid-19 pandemic conditions.

How to Do Business With Moffitt Cancer Center

Desiree Hanson, Supplier Diversity Manager with Moffitt Cancer Center answered questions to help our viewers understand how to become a Tier 2 supplier and what is needed to know about doing business with Moffitt Cancer Center today under the Covid-19 pandemic conditions.

How to Do Business With UPS

Our first guest organization was UPS Supplier Diversity. Our experts answered a few questions regarding doing business with UPS, including:

  • What is your organization looking for right now from suppliers?
  • What information do you need from potential suppliers to help you make your decisions?
  • How have your communication channels with current and potential suppliers changed because of the pandemic?
  • How do you become a Tier 2 supplier under the current conditions?
  • What do I need to know about doing business with your organization today?