Meet the Buyer: Data Communications Management
February 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Save the Date!
This LIVE virtual event is for Certified WBEs who want to learn about how to do business with “big” business. Join us on February 6th to learn more about Data Communications Management (DCM), one of our Corporate Members. Bring your questions, we’ll have line open for conversations.
This 1-hour online webinar is an excellent way for Certified WBEs to learn more about corporations they may be targeting with products and services.
What you will learn…
We will focus on the following topics (topics vary based on select Corporate Member supplier diversity program):
- Company information and brief background
- Supplier Diversity policy or guidelines
- Procurement processes
- Primary and secondary categories you purchase
- Information on working with Tier 1 and Tier 2 vendors (if applicable)
- Best way to connect and contact information
- How to best follow up
- Special programs or opportunities available to diverse suppliers
- Tips, best practices, success stories
Certification has its benefits!
This webinar is reserved for our Certified WBE community. Webinars are free but participants must register in advance. Registration link will be emailed to Certified WBEs and posted in our Private LinkedIn community.
Why to join us live…
- Learn more about Staples Promotional Products program
- Be the first one to learn about opportunities
- Be the first one to follow up
- Ask questions and get answers LIVE on the call
Can’t join us LIVE? No problem! Send your questions to email@example.com anytime between now and 1 day prior to the call. Call will be recorded and available in our online library – Tools for Growth!
Meet Alan Roberts
Alan Roberts started his career in the graphics arts industry in 1976 first managing one of the largest retail branches for The Printing House Ltd, Alan was the first Manager to have multi-branch responsibility and then developed a centralized Graphics Operation to serve the branch network across Canada. Alan was promoted to Marketing Director in 1985 and was Vice President of Business Development from 1987 to 1995 when he joined the DATA Communications Management as General Manager of their On-Demand Services Division where he developed ten operations across Canada. Alan rejoined The Printing House in 2003 through 2006 as Vice President of Marketing. Alan then entered the publishing industry as General Manager of Patient News Publishing the largest dental newsletter publisher in North America. Alan then joined Xerox Global Services in 2009 and was responsible for establishing Xerox Global Services at the University of British Columbia and moved to Xerox Head Office in a country and global role as Communication and Marketing Services Program Manager. In March of 2012, Alan rejoined DATA Communications Management as Senior Vice President Operations. During his tenure at DATA, Alan has developed and implemented Marketing Campaign Management into their product offering, opened their first manufacturing operation in the US in Niles Illinois, and launched Retail Marketing Promotion Services. Alan leads all Client facing technologies at DCM.