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St. Louis Fed Supplier Diversity Workshop

Registration for this workshop is closed.

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018
Time: 5-7:30 p.m.
Where: Economy Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza
Broadway and Locust Streets
St. Louis, Mo. 63102 (map it)
Parking: Registered attendees can park in the St. Louis Fed Bank Garage at no charge. We will provide additional instructions in an event reminder email.

The bi-annual Supplier Diversity Workshop will provide woman- and minority-owned businesses with key tools needed for a successful working relationship with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and other clients in the community. In addition, this outreach initiative aims to build relationships with suppliers and drive positive business results for economic development in our communities by integrating a diverse pool of qualified suppliers.

Vendors will have the opportunity to learn about several upcoming bidding opportunities and meet key personnel from Supplier Diversity, Procurement, Community Development, Public Affairs, Human Resources and Research.

The event is business casual.

Event agenda:

5-5:55 p.m. Meet, greet and explore the Economy Museum
6-6:10 p.m. Welcome, introductions, opening remarks
6:10-6:25 p.m. Public Affairs: Social media branding
Basic Tips on how to build your company brand on social media (Do's & Don'ts).
6:25-6:40 p.m. Community & Economic Development:
How the CD staff works in low-moderate income communities and how to do business with banks.
6:40-7:00 p.m. Research: Regional economic climate briefing
A perspective on metro growth and prosperity: How to measure it and where does St. Louis stack up?
7:00-7:15 p.m. Human Resources: Sourcing top diverse talent
Overview of the process for acquiring top diverse talent.
7:15-7:30 p.m. Procurement: Responding to a request for proposal
Tips and best practices for responding to various types of requests for proposals.
7:30 p.m. to end Closing remarks