Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 7:00 AM MST
Friday, July 27, 2018 at 12:00 PM MST

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The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch 
7700 E. McCormick Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

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Tammy Matthews 
Pacific Southwest Minority Supplier Development Council 

Please join us at the
2018 Procurement Business Conference and Match-Making Opportunity
July 26 - 27, 2018

The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
7700 East McCormick Parkway, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

2018 Presenting Sponsor

The Pacific Southwest Minority Supplier Development Council would like to invite you to attend the day and a half procurement business conference and matchmaking opportunity, July 26-27, 2018. This impactful event will benefit those of minority owned enterprises, for corporate buyers/procurement professionals and supplier diversity leaders. 

This event is structured in a manner that incorporates inspirational and educational general and breakout sessions, an exhibit hall showcase, a half-day match-making opportunity and the opportunity to take an Institute for Supply Management® exam.

Don’t miss this opportunity to Educate, Discover, and Connect with us!

Day One Schedule
Business Sessions and Exhibit Hall Showcase
7:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM Keynote: Future Trends in Supply Management: Impact to Suppliers. Presented by Deborah Stanton, Executive Managing Director at CAPS Research and Former CPO at MasterCard

(*Earn 1-hour CEH from ISM C.P.M, CPSD CPSM Certification holders)

9:00 AM Concurrent Sessions
Track 1 - Strategic Matchmaking (Learning How to Be Global Suppliers)/Scaling Strategically
Track 2 - Cleansing Your Data by Process
(*Earn 1-hour CEH from ISM C.P.M, CPSD CPSM Certification holders)

10:00 AM Exhibit Hall Open

10:00 AM Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity (CPSD™) Exam 2
12:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM Keynote: Presented by Steve Miller, Chief Procurement Officer, P.F. Chang's
(*Earn 1-hour CEH from ISM C.P.M, CPSD CPSM Certification holders)

2:30 PM Concurrent Sessions
Track 1 - MBE/Supplier

Track 2 - Procurement and Supply Management of the Future. Presented by Adebayo Adeleke, Chief, Contracting Support Operations and Deputy Chief, U.S. Army - Mission & Installation Contracting Commander, FCIPS,CPSM,SCMP,CFCM
(*Earn 1-hour CEH from ISM C.P.M, CPSD CPSM Certification holders)
3:30 PM Exhibit Hall Open

5:30 PM Exhibit Hall Open/Cocktail Reception

Day Two Schedule
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Strategic "Connect" Sessions (Matchmaking)
*Opportunities for Minority Businesses to meet one-on-one with corporate and government buyers.

Hotel Reservations
Room Rate: $109.00

Continuing Education Units
*CEH’s credits offered for this conference can be used for Institute for Supply Management’s C.P.M, CPSM®, C.P.M. and CPSD™ active certification holders.

Sponsorship Opportunities or Questions
Contact Tammy Matthews - tmatthews@pswmsdc.org or 602.513.8636