LGBT Business Diversity Summit

You are invited to join the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce for our LGBT Business Diversity Summit on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Milwaukee. This event is presented by Whyte Hirshboeck Dudek S.C. and Marquette University. 

At the event, attendees will have the chance to network with other business professionals from around the state, hear remarks for a national speaker about the importance of business equality, and attend breakout sessions designed to help your business grow and thrive.

Our keynote speaker will be Deena Fidas who will talk about the “The Year Ahead: The Future of LGBT Corporate Equality." Deena Fidas is the director of the Workplace Equality Program at the Human Rights Campaign and leads the Corporate Equality Index survey and annual report to over 1,200 major employers, corporate public policy outreach and research on emerging workplace inclusion topics. Fidas has consulted directly with hundreds of Fortune 500 and other major businesses on the implementation of equitable policies and benefits for diverse employee populations. She works closely with company representatives to help them identify areas of potential improvement and works with their key stakeholders to effect change within their organizations, from domestic partner benefits to innovative trainings.

Among the currently scheduled workshops are:

  • Marketing Your Diversity Initiatives: How Companies Tell Their LGBT Story
  • The Importance of LGBT Supplier Diversity
  • Recruiting and Retaining Diverse Talent
  • More success for you in 2015? What are you going to do different to get there?
  • Intentional Growth: Dusting Off and Reinvigorating Your Business Plan
  • How I Learned to Find the Right Business Partners
  • ...and more!

Space is limited so please save the date in your calendar and register today.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at at (414) 678-9275.

January 13, 2015 at 7:30am - 11:30am
Marquette University - Alumni Memorial Union
1442 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233
United States
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