Fast pitch sessions are one of the best ways to get face-to-face with companies you want to work with. Some of the biggest names in manufacturing are coming to participate in the National MBE Manufacturing Summit 2017’s Fast Pitch Sessions. These supply chain decision makers and stakeholders want to see what your company can bring to the table.
From the automotive industry to healthcare, these companies need a diverse and wide range of suppliers that fit their production needs. That’s why they’ve chosen to come together to look for partnerships, and why you need to be there to pitch your company. Take advantage of this opportunity by Registering Today!
Here are our sponsors who are 6 of 15 confirmed Fast pitch companies that are ready interact with you:
Always innovative, BMW has pioneered technology that creates exhilarating and efficient driving experiences. BMW Manufacturing lies at the center of a wide North American supplier network. With 270 different companies from the U.S., Mexico, and Canada, this close-knit community represents a vast array of experience and talent. More than just a one-way parts pipeline, this dynamic network collaborates, shares, and solves—all in an effort to continually improve its process and products. BMW’s supplier network is tied together via the BMW Process Development Center, the central nervous system of the BMW Manufacturing supply chain. It keeps everyone in touch, not just with BMW’s purchasing and logistics department, but with each other. The supplier network meets to exchange ideas, work to solve problems, and learn from each other.
Grady Health System is the face of healthcare in Atlanta. Servicing nearly 600,000 patients every year, Grady is one of largest health systems in the country. Their commitment to providing quality healthcare drives them to continually search for diverse supplier partners. Grady particularly encourages those certified with the National Minority Supplier Development Council, Small Business Administration, Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, and others to reach out. This is an opportunity to share your capabilities with Grady and to learn about the numerous opportunities to manufacture for the healthcare industry.
Ingersoll Rand will be participating in the Fast Pitch and they want to hear from you. Named the #1 Global Industrial Machinery Company in Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies, Ingersoll Rand recognizes the value of diversity in its workforce and supply chain. Their Supplier Diversity Program currently includes minority, women, and veteran owned businesses of varying sizes, and they are looking for more qualified companies. Ingersoll Rand will also be bringing representatives from their other subsidiary brands, Trane, Thermo King, and Club Car, to participate. This is your chance to connect with Ingersoll Rand and some of its most successful brands.
Novant Health medical group physician clinics include more than 1,200 physicians and more than 500 clinic locations throughout North and South Carolina and Virginia. Novant Health is ranked a top 20 integrated healthcare delivery network in the United States, according to an analysis by IMS Health. Novant Health is committed to being a world class leader in the development of successful relationships with diverse suppliers by incorporating them into the everyday process of category reviews and product or service bids. Novant Health’s supplier diversity development initiative aims to enhance the procurement process by increasing competition and access to quality products and services and excellent customer service.
Siemens Corporation a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation, and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. With approximately 351,000 employees in 190 countries, Siemens reported worldwide revenue of $88.1 billion in fiscal 2016.
WestRock is one of the world’s largest paper and packaging companies with $15 billion in annual revenue and 42,000 employees in 30 countries. The company aspires to be the premier partner and unrivaled provider of paper and packaging solutions in consumer and corrugated markets. It will support customers from approximately 275 operating and business locations around the world, including the most comprehensive substrate offering in the industry and a wide variety of packaging solutions for diverse end markets from food and beverage to personal care and healthcare.