Black Economic Council – 2009 Supplier Diversity Conference

On Thursday, August 27th the Black Economic Council will hold their first annual Supplier Diversity Conference. The Black Economic Council (BEC) is a community advocacy organization based in Oakland, CA with the purpose of increasing financial literacy and procurement opportunities for Black owned and Minority businesses in corporate and public sector contracts.
The Black Economic Council - Connecting Businesses with Opportunities

The Black Economic Council - Connecting Businesses with Opportunities

On Thursday, August 27th the Black Economic Council will hold their first annual Supplier Diversity Conference at the Oakland Marriott City Center.  The Black Economic Council (BEC) is a community advocacy organization based in Oakland, CA with the purpose of increasing financial literacy and procurement opportunities for Black owned and Minority businesses in corporate and public sector contracts.

Nuance Marketing provides strategic marketing and communications support to the BEC to support their outreach and programming impacting their cause.  The conference is connecting the Oakland Minority Business community with some of the largest corporations in the country.  Sponsors and corporate participants at the conference include; Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Charles Schwab, AT&T, CalPERS, Public Utilities Commission of California, Sempra Energy, Union Bank of California, FDIC, Chapman College, US Bank, Comerica, Citi, Verizon, Pacific Gas & Electric.

This one day conference combines a morning of panel discussions with some of the nations leading corporations committed to increasing business with diverse suppliers with an afternoon of round table matchmaking for suppliers.

For more information about the conference you can visit the BEC Website.  You can also follow The BEC on Twitter at www.twitter.com/The_BEC.

BEC Supplier Diversity Conference 08-27-09, Oakland, CA

BEC Supplier Diversity Conference 08-27-09, Oakland, CA

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Edward Cates is CEO & Managing Partner of Nuance Marketing. Edward is a career marketer and leads the agency’s delivery of brand identity, digital marketing and communication solutions. Edward has also written over 60 articles that have been published in magazines nationwide.

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