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Maximizing Supplier Inclusion

When the parade is over and the convention leaves town, how can we work together to make Cleveland a championship city for supplier inclusion?

Join the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland for Maximizing Supplier Inclusion, an event geared toward procurement representatives and local MBEs and WBEs. The agenda features a keynote address from Joset Wright-Lacy, president and chief executive officer of the National Minority Supplier Development Council. Learn about spend opportunities at the Bank, hear from procurement representatives, build connections, and gain insight at this free program.


8:00–9:00 am Registration and Breakfast
9:00–10:00 am Regional Economic Landscape for Small Businesses
Mark Schweitzer,Senior Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
10:00–11:00 am Business Inclusion at the Federal Reserve
Panelists to be announced
11:00–11:45 am For MBEs and WBEs:
Meet and Greet with Federal Reserve Business Areas

For procurement representatives:
Tour of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland’s Historic Building(Optional)
11:45 am–12:00 pm Break
12:00–1:30 pm Luncheon and Keynote Address
Joset Wright-Lacy,President and Chief Executive Officer, National Minority Supplier Development Council
1:30–2:30 pm Networking Reception

When and where

August 18, 2016
8:00 am–2:30 pm

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
1455 E. Sixth Street
Cleveland, OH 44114