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MSDUK 2019 CONFERENCE - Better ideas for a better world

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Leonardo Royal Hotel London Tower Bridge

45 Prescot Street

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E1 8GP

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MSDUK 2019 CONFERENCE

Better ideas for a better world


The UK’s leading supplier diversity conference, connecting the most innovative and high-growth ethnic minority businesses with global brands.


Highlights...

Business Exhibition | Innovation Challenge | Knowledge Forum | Workshops | Investors Roundtable | 1-2-1 Meetings | Celebratory Reception | Networking

  • Full day Business Exhibition featuring 40+ exhibitors and over 250 delegates
  • MSDUK 2019 Innovation Challenge Final showcases the top 12 entrepreneurs presenting their innovative products and ideas to potential investors, buyers and industry experts. Prizes include £5,000 cash prize, £40k worth of scholarships and £100k worth of corporate mentoring
  • Collaborative learning, C-Suite panel discussions and seminars from industry experts at the Knowledge Forum




AGENDA

17 SEPTEMBER – BUSINESS SHOW & INNOVATION CHALLENGE

08.00 – 08.50 | Registration & refreshments

08.50 – 09.00 | Sponsor's Welcome - Official opening of the Business Show

09.00 – 11.00 | BUSINESS SHOW – Exhibition open

10.00 – 10.45 | SILENT WORKSHOP - Future Vision: Emerging technology and the digital vs physical worlds

10.00 – 10.45 | Business Roundtable

11.15 – 12.30 | INNOVATION CHALLENGE – Round 1

12.30 – 13.15 | Lunch

13.30 – 15.30 | INNOVATION CHALLENGE – Round 2 + Fireside chat with previous winners

15.30 – 17.00 | BUSINESS SHOW - Exhibition re-opens including Innovation Zone

16.00 – 16.45 | SILENT WORKSHOP - Innovation Practice Masterclass: Working with startups and scaling successful POCs

17.00 – 17.30 | INNOVATION CHALLENGE – Awards Ceremony

17.30 – 19.30 | CELEBRATORY RECEPTION


18 SEPTEMBER – KNOWLEDGE FORUM

08.30 - 09.15 | Registration & Refreshments

09.15 - 09.30 | Hosts welcome & Sponsor's address - Theme: Better ideas for a Better world

09.30 - 10.45 | PANEL DISCUSSION: Supply chain optimisation through integrating innovation, social-impact and sustainability

10.45 - 11.30 | Fire-side chat with entrepreneurs of the future - Making profit with purpose

11.30 - 11.50 | Break

11.50- 13.00 | CORPORATE WORKSHOP 1: Better Ideas for an inclusive supply chain - Interactive group discussion

13.00 - 14.00 | Networking Lunch

14.00 - 14.45 | BETTER IDEAS FOR A BETTER WORLD: Blockchain for social good

14.45 - 15.30 | Closing plenary & MSDUK future roadmap




SPONSORS

BUSINESS SHOW

Headline Sponsor - Accenture

Enterprise Rent-a-Car | Bristol Myers Squibb | IBM | Intel | Barclays

INNOVATION CHALLENGE

Headline Sponsor - Cummins

Digital Catapult | Johnson & Johnson

KNOWLEDGE FORUM

Headline Sponsor - EY




EXHIBITING AT THE 2019 CONFERENCE


WHY EXHIBIT?

  • Increase your brand visibility, market your products and connect with hundreds of potential clients
  • Meet over 100 category buyers from leading Fortune 500 firms
  • Network with other proactive EMB/ SMEs
  • Make the most of the separate meeting lounge for extensive meetings


TO BOOK:

For more information about exhibiting and to book your stand, please contact Jen Johnstone on 0116 253 2520 or email jennifer@msduk.org.uk




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MSDUK is the UK's leading non-profit organization bringing together innovative high-growth businesses led by ethnic-minority founders with global brands and enterprises. Our mission is to drive socio-economic impact in underrepresented groups and communities. We do this by helping minority-owned businesses bring new innovations to market, provide business education, expanding their networks, facilitating access to investors and much more. Our network is industry agnostic and includes startups, small or established businesses, universities, investors, corporates and more.


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45 Prescot Street

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E1 8GP

United Kingdom

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