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Business Diversity Conference
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - Friday, May 25, 2018
Hilton Fort Worth
815 Main St Fort Worth, TX 76102 UNITED STATES
  • Please plan to join us for the 35th Annual EEI Business Diversity Conference, which will focus on hot-topic issues and priorities for our industry, our customers, suppliers, and our other stakeholders.

    This Conference is designed for EEI member company representatives who work in the external affairs, procurement, supply chain, and community relations fields.  Non-members and diverse suppliers are also encouraged to attend and learn inside knowledge regarding our industries procurement needs and opportunities. 

    The Conference will feature presentations and discussions with industry and external experts about the strategic direction of our industry and work to educate key stakeholders on diversity and inclusion efforts, specifically those focused on supplier diversity.

    All agenda updates will be provided in the 'Meeting Documents' portion of this page.
  • HILTON FORT WORTH:
    815 Main Street
    Fort Worth,TX 76102

    Reservations: (The group rate is $199 per night for a king or 2 double beds)
    Phone: (817)  870-2100
  • Use the 'Register Now' button above which will prompt you to log in to our registration system using your email address.  If you no longer remember your password, you can reset it using the Reset Password link.  If you are not in our database, the log-in page will allow you to create your own record.  Please contact Teerah Goodrum at tgoodrum@eei.org or 202.508.5559 if you continue to experience difficulties.

    Registration Fees:
    • Diverse Supplier: $500 
    • Prime Contractors: $975
    • EEI Utility Member: $950
    • EEI Associate Member: $950
    • Non-Member Utility: $975
    • Exhibitor: $750
  • This year's Quick Connections matchmaking event is sponsored by Southern California Edison on Thursday, May 24, 2018.  All participants should submit their matchmaker request forms to Teerah Goodrum (tgoodrum@eei.org) by May 8, 2018.  The matchmaker form is available in the 'Meeting Documents' section of this page.

    MATCHMAKER FORM INSTRUCTIONS:

    Utilities:
    Any utility interested in meeting diverse suppliers should complete the form with their company's sourcing needs.

    Primes:
    Any prime contractors interested in meeting diverse suppliers should complete the form with their company's sourcing needs.  If you want to schedule appointments with utilities, complete the form with your company's product and service capabilities.  If you would like to schedule meetings with diverse suppliers and utilities, complete two forms and designate which form is for diverse suppliers vs. utilities before submitting.

    Suppliers:
    Any supplier interested in meeting utilities and primes should complete the form with their company's product service capabilities. 

    FINAL STEPS:
    Suppliers will be provided a full list of Utility and Prime participants on May 9th.  Diverse companies will be asked to select  their top five companies to meet with and return it to Teerah Goodrum (tgoodrum@eei.org) by May 15th.  Final schedules will be emailed on May 17th.
  • Become a Gold, Silver, or Bronze sponsor today!  Full sponsorship details are available under the Meeting Documents section on this registration page.
  • WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE:

    • One 6ft table with two chairs
    • Logo on signage and general session screens
    • Description of products and services in Business Diversity Conference Agenda

    IN ORDER TO EXHIBIT YOU MUST PROVIDE: (submission deadline is May 1, 2018)

    • A hi-resolution logo in jpeg or eps. format
    • Paragraph of your company's products and services (500 words or less)
    • Website and Contact Information
    • Request for power