Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council

Zones Technology Forum on March 24th offers opportunity to connect with experts, explore latest emerging technology

On March 24, Zones will hold its Zones Technology Forum virtual conference. By attending this unique event, technical experts will get an in-depth look at emerging IT trends critical for success in the future. It will feature sessions that provide insights into designing a better hybrid infrastructure – from optimizing hybrid cloud design to future-proofing workspaces and data centers.

Technical experts from both Zones and their vast community of partners will lead all sessions, ensuring that participants get all the knowledge needed to thrive in today’s evolving IT ecosystem.

Be one of the first 100 to sign up and receive a Seek Two-Way Tracker, brought to you by Dell Technologies.

The deadline for registration is Friday, March 12.   Click here for more information and to register.

Technology Trends To Help Your Small Business Stay The Course – A Webcast on April 16 at 2:00 PM EST

71 percent of small- to medium-sized businesses are addressing the forecasted slow growth by making long-term plans, taking into account anticipated technological, demographic and economic changes over the next 5-10 years*.

A secure, sustainable approach to technology and innovation will help business owners combat future challenges, including talent retention, cybersecurity and an uncertain economy.

In this webcast hosted by The Business Journals, you will learn:

  • Today’s technology trends for small businesses
  • How to collaborate and communicate securely 
  • Insights on harnessing technology to maintain productivity and innovation

Follow the link below to register:

https://promo.bizjournals.com/advertising-small-business-tech-trends/

Nestlé holding regional buying events in 2020 – Apply to attend by Feb. 14

Nestlé has a significant presence in the U.S. with eight operating companies: Nestlé USA, Nestlé Waters North America, Nestlé Purina, Nestlé Nutrition, Nestlé Health Science, Nestlé Professional and Nestlé Coffee Partners and Nespresso. And with over 700 locations in the US alone, Nestlé is constantly looking for innovative suppliers that can help them transform their product portfolio to meet their consumers’ ever-changing needs.

Nestlé will be holding several regional buying events in 2020. Potential suppliers will be apply, be vetted by an internal team, and if their application is selected, will be contacted and scheduled for a “meet and greet” with appropriate Nestlé buyer(s).

Nestlé is strategically looking for suppliers in the following categories (please click on each area to find the specific commodity/service in which Nestlé is seeking suppliers):

Ingredients

Packaging

Marketing Services

Corporate Services, Legal, Transportation & Misc

Co-Manufacturing

Technology

Construction

Equipment

Environmental

If you are a certified woman-owned, minority-owned, veteran-owned or LGBTQ-owned business, who has unparalleled expertise in one or more of the above-mentioned areas, who can help Nestlé create shared value please submit an application by following the link below. Submission deadline is: Feb. 14, 2020.

https://www.diversesupplierlink.com/nestle/detail.html