#DIW18 Business Conference takes on supply chain diversity with local leaders - Technical.ly Delaware


Oct. 29, 2018 1:16 pm

#DIW18 Business Conference takes on supply chain diversity with local leaders

Catch a glimpse inside the minds of Delaware's big businesses and how to access the diverse and small business supply chain.

The scene at last years #DIW17 Biz Conf.

(Photo by Brandon Aufiero)

Delaware Innovation Week is less than a week away (the DIW18 Kickoff Party at DCAD is this Friday Nov. 2!), so if you haven’t started planning your schedule yet, the time is now.

A key part of #DIW18, our annual Business Conference is a high-value event that puts you face to face with some of Delaware’s top business leaders. On Tuesday, Nov. 6, our beloved “Biz Conf” returns to the Emerging Enterprise Center on the Riverfront, and will include lots of networking, discussions and the BIG Business’ Panel Discussion, “Learn how to access the diverse and small business supply chain,” featuring:

  • Dr. L. Jay Burks, Supplier Diversity Director, Comcast
  • Luis Concepcion, CPSM, CPSD, Global Procurement Leader Supplier Diversity & Sustainability, Dupont Sourcing and Logistics
  • Peggy DelFabbro, CEO, M. Davis & Sons, Inc.
  • Loren Hopkins – Taylor, Sourcing Manager for Small Business and Supplier Diversity, DuPont Company
  • J’nelle Lawrence, MBA, Supplier Diversity / Learning & Development Lead, The Chemours Company
  • Wendy Mann-Flores, Diverse Business Empowerment, Atlantic City Electric/Delmarva Power, Exelon Companies

Moderator: Michelle Morin, Executive Director, Delaware Office of Supplier Diversity, State of Delaware 


Here’s what you can expect at this free conference:

  • 9:30 am – 10:00 am | Registration & Light Breakfast
  • 10:00 am – 10:15 am | Opening Remarks
  • 10:15 am – 11:00 pm | Program
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm | Leveling up Panel Discussion
  • 12: 00 pm – 1:00 pm | Lunch and networking with Big Businesses
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Delaware’s BIG Businesses’ Panel Discussion
  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm | Speed Networking

RSVP and join us for a day of learnings from the top business leaders and connectors in the state.


Thank you to our #DIW18 Business Track Sponsors:

Buccini Pollin Group
Barnes & Thornburg
1313 Innovation
Saul Ewing

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