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Event: Sonoco 2020 Supplier Business Conference
Date: TBD
Location: Hartsfield and Florence, SC
Details: Sonoco’s focus for the future is being built of several key pillars. In the end, supply chain partners are critical to SONOCO’s success in achieving our business objectives, so attendees will be spending time in sessions providing details around how we can collaborate and succeed together. As always, SONOCO will celebrate the supply chain excellence it has observed this past year by presenting awards to outstanding partners who exhibited excellence in diversity, sustainability, innovation, and operational or productivity performance.
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Event: 2020 BWM Supplier Diversity Conference
Date: TBD
Location: Greenville, South Carolina
Details: The conference, one of the largest supplier diversity events in the nation, is an opportunity for women-, minority-, and veteran-owned businesses to participate in a day of professional development and to network with BMW’s Tier 1 suppliers.

Past Events
Event: ProForum
Date: June 25th 2020
Location: Virtual
Details: Supplier development purchasing professionals from North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia will participate in a daylong series of activities to identify and reinforce industry best practices at the CVMSDC ProForum event in Cary, NC. Sponsored by SAS. This peer-to-peer professional development seminar will present an assembly for open discussion about key strategies and best practices among Corporate and Government purchasing agents to implement or improve minority supplier programs.
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Event: Opportunity & Entrepreneurship Summit
Date: Friday, February 7, 2020
Time: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Location: Johnson C. Smith University
New Science Complex, 3rd Floor, Room 322
100 Beatties Ford Rd, Charlotte, NC 28216
Details: On behalf of Ashley D. Bell, White House Policy Advisor for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, we would like to invite you to join us for this discussion. The event will bring together community leaders and entrepreneurs to discuss best practices for revitalization, Opportunity Zone investments, and collaboration at all levels of government and business.
Registration: Click Here To Register.
Event: 2020 Annual Meeting
January 28th & 29th
Johnson C. Smith University
Details: Business Owners, Join us to learn about new supplier opportunities – what voids can you fill, who needs what, and how can you deliver Value to meet changing needs. Corporations – Join us to hear from strategist, Dr. Suj, Gain an understanding of the Economic Impact of Supplier Diversity Nationally, Regionally and Locally, understand how to strategically improve your supply chain in a changing landscape
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