Supplier Diversity: Inspiring Innovation

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Intel Deutschland GmbH

Lilienthalstraße 15

85579 Neubiberg bei München

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Intel and WEConnect International would like to invite you to participate in a supplier diversity event that Intel are hosting on Wednesday 16th October in Munich.

Supplier Diversity: Inspiring Innovation
Date: Wednesday 16th October 2019
Timings: 11am to 4.45pm followed by networking
Location: Intel Deutschland GmbH, Lilienthalstraße 15, 85579 Neubiberg bei München

Who should attend?
• Women business owners based in Germany who own, manage and control 51% or more of their business and who have B2B products or services that might be purchased by corporate organisations.
• Women-owned businesses based outside of Germany who have the capability to provide products and services to the German market.
• Women-owned businesses should offer services or products from the following sectors: technology, IT, marketing, sales, advertising, merchandise, events, HR, recruitment, training, catering, corporate services, facilities management and logistics.

What will you gain from attending?
• How Intel Deutschland GmbH is working toward greater diversity and inclusion.
• Discover how WEConnect International and VdU are working in Germany to support women-owned businesses.
• Certification for women business enterprises (WBEs) is available in Germany. Learn what that means to you, why get certified, and why corporations require certification.
• Increase your network with other women-owned businesses and corporations.

Why Supplier Diversity: Inspiring Innovation?
The event is a valuable networking experience. It aids in increasing the awareness and inclusion of women-owned businesses within the German market. Corporations and women entrepreneurs will come together in a unique experience to discuss diversity and inclusion, make connections and exchange ideas.

The event will be presented in a mix of German and English.

Agenda:
11.00
Arrival and registration
11.30 Networking lunch for both corporate attendees and women-owned businesses
12.30 Welcome from Christin Eisenschmid, Intel Germany Managing Director (German)
12.45 Presentation: Introduction to WEConnect International in Europe and VdU (English and German). In this session, we will introduce you to WEConnect International in Europe which is the leading global supplier diversity initiative spearheading the connection of women-owned business and multinational corporations. It is Europe's leading advocate of women-owned businesses as suppliers to global and national corporations and government bodies. We will also introduce Verband deutscher Unternehmerinnen (VdU - Association of Women Business Owners in Germany) – WEConnect International’s certification partner in Germany. This session will be presented by Emma Duncan, Outreach and Event Manager for Europe, WEConnect International and Evelyne de Gruyter, Lead PR, VdU.
13.15 Interaction: “60 seconds challenge” (German or English, as preferred). Brief introduction of each women-owned business with their “elevator pitch”.
14.15 Coffee break
14.45 Workshop: Empathy Experiences (German or English, as preferred). Presented by Carlotas. Carlotas is a company with social purpose, that uses art and playful education to provide a dialogue on empathy, respect and a new look for the diverse as multiplicity.
16.00 “Meet-the-Buyer” tables (German or English, as preferred). In this interactive session you will have the chance to talk with Intel purchasing representatives from different categories, supported by other corporation and prime (tier 1) supplier representatives. Bring all the questions you ever wanted to ask a buyer!
16.30 Summary of the day and close (German)
16.45 Networking lounge - drinks and snacks

Registration:
The event is free to attend but there are a limited number of places available so please book now!

Directions to the venue can be found here.

If you have any questions at all or would like to find out more, please don’t hesitate to contact Emma Duncan (eduncan@weconnectinternational.org). And please feel free to share this invite with any other majority owned women’s businesses in Germany who you think may be interested in attending this event.


WEConnect International

More information about WEConnect International and our work supporting female entrpreneurs can be found here: http://weconnectinternational.org/en/

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