2021 Premier Face Time Virtual Expo
The Power of Supplier Diversity
June 9-10, 2021



Event description

The Southwest Minority Supplier Development Council (SMSDC) is proud to present the 2021 Premier Face Time Virtual Expo on June 9-10th, 2021.

Featuring

  • World Class Buyers’ Breakfast Roundtable

  • MBE Idol Semi-Finals

  • Panel Discussion
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Virtual Trade Show

  • Awards Ceremony

  • Developmental Classes: Benchmarking Plus & Capacity Plus
  • Opening Chairman’s Virtual Reception

REGISTRATION FEES:

Regular Registration

  • $75 Certified MBE
  • $150 Corporate Member
  • $150 Non-MBE
  • $200 Non-Corporate Member
  • $50 State Agency

Virtual Exhibit Booth

  • $200 Certified MBE
  • $300 Corporate Member
  • $300 Non-MBE
  • $450 Non-Corporate Member
  • $125 State Agency

Speakers

 

Agenda

Wed, June 9

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Benchmarking Plus
CORPORATE MEMBERS ONLY

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Capacity Plus
CERTIFIED MBEs ONLY

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Opening Chairman’s Virtual Reception

9:00 AM - 9:05 AM

SMSDC President Welcome/ Chairman’s Welcome

9:05 AM - 9:10 AM

Title Sponsor Toyota Welcome

9:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Buyers’ Breakfast Roundtable

11:15 AM - 11:20 AM

BREAK

11:20 AM - 12 noon

MBE “Idol” Semi-Finals

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

LUNCH

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

Panel Discussion

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Keynote Speaker

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Awards Ceremony

2:15 PM - 2:20 PM

MBE “Idol” Semi-Final Winners Announced

2:20 PM - 5:00 PM

Virtual Trade Show

*Agenda is subject to change

Title Sponsor

 

 

 

Event Corporate Sponsors

 

 

 

Event MBE Sponsors

 

Frequently Asked Questions

The event is open to all SMSDC & NMSDC Certified MBEs, Corporate Members, Community Partners and all those interested in learning more about SMSDC. The cost varies depending on your category.
Karen Box, SMSDC President & CEO
Reginald K. Layton, VP Supplier Diversity & Supply Chain Sustainability, Johnson Controls Inc
Tomo Iikubo, General Manager-Supplier Relations, Toyota
Dusty Nimmo, Director of Supply Chain, OGE Energy Corp
Frank Marcus, Manager – Procurement Contracts and Supplier Diversity, El Paso Electric
You will receive an email confirmation sent directly from Formsite. If you do not receive the confirmation, please contact Mayra Peña via email at mayra@smsdc.org.
You will receive an email from VFair with details & link to login into the event. Only the registered emails will be able to login on June 10th starting at 9 a.m.
Refunds are only available 72 hours prior to the event. Please contact Carol Thomas directly via email at carol@smsdc.org
You may contact Mayra Pena via email at mayra@smsdc.org or cell phone at 915.433.0612.