Inaugural 2024 California Supplier Diversity Symposium

Event type: 
Conference
When and where
Date: 
Thursday, March 14, 2024
Time: 
8:00am PT
Venue name: 
Department of General Services Headquarters (Ziggurat Building)
Location: 
707 3rd Street
West Sacramento, CA
What

We are excited to invite you to the inaugural California Supplier Diversity Symposium! This event is focused on increasing the economic impact of California’s small and/or diverse businesses by expanding access to business resources and procurement opportunities. 


The Symposium is brought to you by the Statewide Coalition for Diversity Initiatives, which is comprised of the following California state agencies:


  • California Department of General Services
  • California Department of Health Care Access and Information
  • California Department of Insurance
  • California Department of Transportation
  • California Office of the Small Business Advocate
  • California Public Utilities Commission

Learn the latest policies and insights shaping supplier diversity in multiple sectors across California. You don't want to miss your chance to hear from industry leading experts about contracting opportunities in insurance, utilities, healthcare, transportation, and government sectors.


Small Business Majority's California Minority Entrepreneurship Programs Manager Jessica Anguiano and California Small Business Council member Catherean Mitchell will speak on the panel, 'Navigating Challenges and Achieving Contracting Success' about best practices that have paved the way for success in state and private contracting. Discover how they effectively navigate and overcome challenges.