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Supplier Diversity Automotive Industry Event 2019

WBE Canada’s Breakfast with Brands events are designed to be educational and informative, providing greater access to procurement networks for women-owned businesses looking to succeed in corporate supply chains. The second event in 2019’s Breakfast with Brands series hosted by The Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) brings together certified women owned businesses and buyers from Automotive industry from… Read More

The Art of Leadership 2019

Bringing together today’s brightest women leaders to shape the future we all want to see Be inspired at The Art of Leadership for Women in Toronto on April 12th with keynote speaker Robin Roberts, Co-Anchor, “Good Morning America”. Join over 2,000 leaders and participate in a full day of world-class learning, networking, and inspiration. Bringing a group to The Art… Read More

WBE Canada’s Breakfast with Brands events are designed to be educational and informative, providing greater access to procurement networks for women-owned businesses looking to succeed in corporate supply chains. The first of 2019’s Breakfast with Brands series kicks off April 3rd as The Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) brings together certified women-owned businesses and buyers from WBE Canada… Read More

Meet the Buyer

  This LIVE virtual event is for Certified WBEs who want to learn about how to do business with “big” business. Join us on March 20th to learn more about City of Toronto, 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… Read More

The Land Corporate Clients Summit 2019

Want to get key tips, strategies and hear personal stories from corporate heavy-hitters and leading experts on how to find, engage with and land corporate clients? Then you’ve got to attend Kim Chernecki’s free virtual summit coming up on March 8-10! By attending this 3-day event, you’ll hear from 10 experts (including Silvia Pencak, President of WBE Canada) who will… Read More

Diversifying the Federal Supply Chain Summit 2019

The “Diversifying the Federal Supply Chain Summit” is designed to increase diversity in the federal procurement supply chain. This event is focused on creating awareness of Government of Canada and private sector programming that can help women, Indigenous, minority, LGBTQ2+, and persons with disabilities owned businesses access federal contracting opportunities. The day will include: Presentations by federal government programs and… Read More

WBE Impact: BC

WBE Impact: BC

WBE Impact events are designed to be a resource to propel women-owned businesses to succeed and to create a greater impact in their communities. The Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) will bring together women owned businesses, corporate and government supplier diversity and procurement professionals. This event will address the needs of emerging and established business owners. We will… Read More

Supplier Diversity Myths

Welcome to Part 3 of our series on myths surrounding Supplier Diversity. Today’s post looks at  an additional two myths, this time with a focus on supplier diversity programs. Let’s start with the facts: corporations and governments develop these programs to drive change internally, track their spend with diverse suppliers and measure its impact on their organizations. Most supplier diversity… Read More

Investing in inclusion event

Investing in Inclusion event explores how organizations have successfully integrated supplier diversity into their daily practice. Understanding that one of the major barriers in businesses is finding qualified suppliers, WBE Canada has partnered with Ryerson University to help highlight best practices, lessons learned and top recommendations to help companies implement supplier diversity into their strategic sourcing. Investing in inclusion will… Read More

Supplier Diversity Myths

Last week we started to look at the most common myths surrounding the topic of supplier diversity. If you missed part 1, you can access it here. This week we will attempt to bust another two myths, both related to vendors. Myth #3: Small & mid size suppliers can’t handle our volume Many supplier diversity professionals face this myth in… Read More

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