Automotive Access Event & Awards

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Thank you for registering for Automotive Access & Awards on April 9, 2018. Prior to the event we will share more information including a list of those attending. *** WBE Canada certified and supplier to the Automotive Sector, be sure to look at the Accelerator Award form, and the $1 M Club ***

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TELUS House

25 York Street

Toronto, ON M5J 2V5

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Thank you for registering for Automotive Access & Awards on April 9, 2018. Prior to the event we will share more information including a list of those attending. *** WBE Canada certified and supplier to the Automotive Sector, be sure to look at the Accelerator Award form, and the $1 M Club ***
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Automotive Access Event & Awards
Presenting co-sponsors: GM, Toyota
Host: TELUS



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Join WBE Canada, procurement professionals, leaders, and champions of Supplier Diversity and Inclusive Procurement within the AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY for a special event focused on #procurement #automotivesector #networking highlighting WOMEN ACCELERATING IN THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR.

This is a fast paced lunch, learn and procurement connector event featuring leaders with in-depth knowledge related to procurement within the Automotive sector. WBE Canada and its community will also honour those achieving success during the 'Awards' section of programming.

WBE Canada certified businesses doing business in the Automotive Sector are encouraged to apply for the 'Accelerator Award' and/or be included on the Million Dollar Club list.

A list of WBEs and diverse supplier companies attending and table experts hosting roundtables will be distributed 48-72 hours prior to the event to all registered who agree to be included in sharing.

Companies already confirmed include: ABC Group Inc., Brose, Denso, Dana, FCA, Flex-N-Gate, GM, Linamar, Magna International, TELUS, The State Group, Toyota.

WHEN: Monday, April 9, 2018 11:00 AM — 6:00 PM (EST)

WHERE: TELUS House, 25 York Street, ON M5J 2V5

AGENDA includes:

11:00 am: Networking Lunch

12:45 pm: Welcome by TELUS

1:00 pm: Introductions by Automotive Access Event presenting co-sponsors: General Motors & Toyota

1:15 pm: WBE Canada & Magna International introduce Awards portion of the programming, celebrating those achieving success and championing Women and Inclusive Procurement. (Categories for 2018 include 2018 Accelerator Award, $1M Club, and 2018 Supplier Diversity Champion)

1:35 pm: Guest Speaker: Pat Hewlin, McGill University presents recent supplier diversity research

1:45 pm: Round the Room: Corporations hosting tables will introduce themselves and provide an overview for a deep dive into their buying categories

2:45 pm: Facilitated Roundtables (3 rounds of 25 minutes). Each table host(s) will elaborate their organization’s procurement practices and purchasing categories, listen to supplier pitches and provide feedback to them as to upcoming opportunities in which they might participate.

4:00 pm: WBE Canada & The State Group closing remarks

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4:00 pm 6:00 pm: Afterglow Reception. Stay to connect more and join us for a special celebration as we say thanks to Mary Anderson for all her work in the women's community and the advancement of WBEs and supplier diversity in Canada as she steps back to retire, travel and enjoy family time.

This event is sponsored by General Motors and Toyota and produced by WBE Canada

Learn more about our presenting co-sponsors: General Motors, Toyota

Learn more about our host: TELUS

Learn more about the Champion of Growth Sponsors: Magna International, ABC Group Inc.

Learn more about the Champion of Access Sponsors: The State Group

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$95 for those with diverse supplier certification in good standing from 
 WBE Canada, CAMSC, CGLCC, IWSCC, CCAB, NMSDC, WBENC*

$95 for members of our Partners (Regional, Media, Market Expansion)*

$110 for those non-certified and all others.*

* additional eventbrite processing charges apply
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TELUS House

25 York Street

Toronto, ON M5J 2V5

Canada

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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