• ERG Roundtable & Certified Superstar

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    Name: ERG Roundtable & Certified Superstar
    Date: June 14, 2017
    Time: 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:

    Due to security, registration for this event will close at 5PM, Monday June 12. 
    No walk-ups accepted.

    In partnership with our corporate partners and various community organizations, NGLCCNY reaches out to LGBT employee resource groups (ERGs) in the New York Metro area to connect and inspire leaders committed to business opportunity, diversity and inclusion.

    On Wednesday, June 14th, New York Life Insurance Company is hosting an ERG Roundtable at their Manhattan headquarters. The discussion will be from 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

    Among the topics, we'll discuss:
    • Re-energizing ERG members and focusing ERG goals to include Supplier Diversity, LGBT business community sourcing, and strategic partnerships
    • Enhancing supply chain diversity across sectors: access to high-quality goods and services generated by diverse business owners
    • Expanding the role ERG?s play in the community through advocacy work and civic involvement, specifically in LGBT business & social causes 

    Certified Superstar:   Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
    Certified Superstar is designed as a 20 minute mentorship program where you have the opportunity to appear before a panel of several professionals from one of our Corporate Partners (in this case, New York Life and other Corporate Partners) to provide a ?mock? pitch. You will give a ten minute presentation which should focus on a service and value proposition. Following your presentation, you will receive ten minutes of constructive feedback on style, content, presentation skills and communication. Although you will not be bidding on any specific job, you should treat this opportunity as if it were an actual sales pitch. The goal of the program is for you to walk away with helpful advice from Corporate Partner representatives and for you to gain additional experience in pitching your businesses. Although this is a mock pitch, it is a tremendous opportunity to get valuable face time with key individuals from New York Life.
    TO APPLY: If you would like to be considered to pitch at this event, please complete this form as soon as possible. The deadline for submitting an application is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 2, 2017. Please note that submitting an application to participate in this event does not guaranty your participation, as New York Life will select the suppliers that will pitch. It is therefore imperative that you submit your application no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 2, 2017. Up to three people from your company may participate in the pitch. You must include each of their names when you complete your application. We hope to notify all applicants approximately one week prior to the event.
    SUGGESTED APPLICANTS:  All LGBTBEs are strongly encouraged to apply. In attendance will be many other Supplier Diversity, Procurement and like-minded decision makers from several other NGLCC Corporate Partners, as well as New York Life, all of whom want to help YOU develop your pitches. This is an unprecedented opportunity for you to get your business in front of a number of different Corporate Partners.

    Please join us for our Members's Monthly Mixer (M3) following these events. 

    51 Madison Avenue
    New York, NY 10010
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday - June 14, 2017

    For more information about the ERG Roundtable, please go here.
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