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Business Diversity Conference
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - Friday, July 12, 2019
Renaissance Nashville Hotel
611 Commerce St Nashville, TN 37203 UNITED STATES
  • Please plan to join us for the 36th 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, exhibitor forms, sponsorship information, and conference award nomination forms are provided in the 'Meeting Documents' portion of this page.

  • Reservations: (The group rate is $240 per night for a king or 2 double beds)

    Phone: 1-800-327-6618


  • 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 if you continue to experience difficulties.

     Registration Fees:

    Diverse Supplier: $550 
    Prime Contractors: $950
    EEI Utility Member: $950
    EEI Associate Member: $950
    Government/Non-Profit: $475
    Exhibitor: $850
    Charity Golf Tournament for Conference Attendee: $250
    Charity Golf Tournament for Non-Conference Attendee: $300 

  • To participate in the Thursday Quick Connections matchmaking sessions, conference attendees should submit their company information into the conference app.  A link to register for Quick Connections is found in your registration confirmation email.  All electric companies, primes, and suppliers participating must complete their app registration to schedule quick connections matchmaking meetings.

  • To register as an exhibitor, you must request the exhibitor code from


    ·         One 6ft table with two chairs

    ·         Logo on signage and general session screens

    ·         Description of products and services in Business Diversity Conference Agenda and/or App

    IN ORDER TO EXHIBIT YOU MUST PROVIDE: (submission deadline is June 17, 2019)

    ·         A hi-resolution logo in eps. format

    ·         Company description and website

    ·         AV and Requests for power (complete form and submit to Renaissance Hotel)

    ·         On the ground POC information