November 13, 2012
Creating a competitive advantage through diversity and inclusion
Diversity and inclusion are imperatives in today’s business environment, but is our region ready to compete? Agenda 360 and Vision 2015 invite you to join corporate and community leaders for a game-changing discussion on how we can improve our competitiveness at the Fifth Third Bank Leadership Symposium 2012.
Join corporate and community leaders for a game-changing discussion on how we can improve our regional competitiveness.
Accept our challenge to join teams working to build a more inclusive community.
Hear from Andrés Tapia, international thought leader on diversity and inclusion, President and CEO of Diversity Best Practices, and author of The Inclusion Paradox
Learn from Diverse by Design: Meeting the Talent Challenge in a Global Economy, a report commissioned by Agenda 360 and Vision 2015 to measure our region’s overall diversity and inclusion
Attend one of four focus sessions on best practices in diversity and inclusion for workforce, workplace, and marketplace
- Workforce: Building a Culturally Competent Workforce - This session will focus on the meaning of cultural competence, developing a culturally competent workforce and how it can positively impact your bottom line.
- Workplace: Attracting and Retaining Diverse Talent - Panelists will share best practices in creating and maintaining employee resource groups to engage and retain a diverse talent base.
- Marketplace: Minority Business Investment as a Strategy for Increasing Inclusion - Learn how diversity spend can advance a company’s diversity and inclusion efforts while also having a ripple effect in the community.
- Marketplace: Creating a More Inclusive Community - Panelists will share strategies for cultivating a welcoming community outside of the workplace to increase diverse talent retention for the region.
Leadership Symposium 2012
Wednesday, December 12, 7:30 a.m. – Noon
Duke Energy Center
Registration $110 - Includes breakfast
Premium Registration $150 - Includes symposium and a reception and book-signing the evening before. All premium registrants will receive a copy of Andrés Tapia’s The Inclusion Paradox.
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