will also feature several Impact Sessions focused on topics articulated by Chief Executive Officers as “top of mind” business strategies.
This event, formerly called the Cintas Business Retreat, will provide a unique and exclusive opportunity for collaboration with corporations who are seriously committed to advancing economic inclusion and growing minority and women owned suppliers with the capacity for national contracts.
There will be unprecedented interaction and meaningful dialogue between key corporate representatives and diverse suppliers to build real relationships and understand how minority and women owned businesses can address critical needs for participating corporations. The Business Collaborative is limited to 60 participants.
REGISTRATION The registration fee includes all sessions and is non-refundable. Corporate Attendee - $2500 MBE/WBE Attendee - $1750 The Retreat is limited to 60 participants, so be sure to register soon! REGISTER HERE! make hotel reservations!
“Building relationships with qualified diverse suppliers should be a high priority for every sourcing manager. The Retreat created inspiring dialogues and allowed us to better understand how these suppliers can address critical product and service needs.” Bill Miller Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management & Procurement Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, a 2016 Corporate Partner for the event
Wednesday, March 1 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Welcome Reception Thursday, March 2 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Opening Breakfast 10:15 AM – 11:45 AM Impact Session 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch On-the-Go 1:00 PM – 1:15 PM CPO/MWBE Planning Session Instructions 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM CPO/MWBE Planning Session A 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM CPO/MWBE Planning Session B 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Dinner with Keynote Speaker Friday, March 3 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Breakfast Buffet & Impact Session 10:15 AM – 11:45 AM CPO/MWBE Planning Session C 11:45 AM – 12:00 PM Lunch On-the-Go The CPO/MWBE Planning Sessions assign a corporate representative and an MBE/WBE supplier to work together on an extensive plan with specific steps that will better position them to do business together. Each team is required to submit quarterly progress reports to The Business Collaborative. For more information: contact claudia@theabercrumbiegroup.com or call 513.733.1555