Capturing your service niche in the supplier diversity market could be a daunting experience. The RFPs are time-consuming, and after submitting proposal after proposal with no positive gain, small businesses often feel their efforts could be best spent on other more productive and fulfilling pursuits.
Join WISE on Thursday, July 25, 2013, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Varnum, 333 Bridge Street, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49501.
The panel of speakers will include Debra Quade of the Kellogg Corporation, Melissa Fennell of Herman Miller, and Mansfield Mathewson of Grand Rapids Community College, and will be moderated by Pamela Smith of the Women's Business Enterprise Council-Great Lakes. The cost of the event is $25.
Visit the WISE Website at www.wiseconnections.org to register for updates, for news, and to view community events.
SAVE THE DATE: On November 6, 2013, attend How Does Domestic Violence Affect the Workplace? Join WISE for the annual Giving Back event, which this year supports the YWCA Domestic Violence Division. Grand Rapids Community Foundation will welcome the organization again this year. The historic GRCF building offers an open and comfortable area for networking. The event will take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation, 185 Oakes Street Southwest in Grand Rapids. Cost per person is $25.