Equality = Innovation (Amsterdam)

Date & Time: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 11:45 to 16:30

Accenture, Gustav Mahlerplein 90, 1082 MA Amsterdam


23rd March 2020: Please note – due to the current situation with COVID-19, this event has been postponed and a new date will be confirmed asap – if you have any questions, please contact Emma Duncan on eduncan@weconnectinternational.org – many thanks!

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Join Accenture and WEConnect International for a business networking event for women-owned businesses in the Netherlands

Accenture, a WEConnect International corporate member, would like to invite you to participate in an event for women-owned businesses in the Netherlands. The event is aimed at majority women-owned businesses - those that are minimum 51% owned by one or more women – and would be of most interest to businesses operating in the corporate and B2B sectors. The event is also open to women-owned businesses from other countries who can provide their products and services in the Netherlands.

Accenture wants to create a more inclusive digital world. They work with several membership organisations, including WEConnect International, to unlock opportunities for diverse businesses around the world.

During the event, several speakers will share best practices and you will have the opportunity to network with procurement professionals from several WEConnect International corporate members including Dow. You will also have the chance to present a short pitch of your business to help other attendees to connect your business with potential opportunities.

11.45 Arrival and registration
12.00 Networking lunch for both corporate attendees and women-owned businesses
13.00 Welcome for the women-owned businesses including an introduction to supplier diversity at Accenture and to WEConnect International
13.25 Supplier diversity case study – Dow and Global Business Academy, a certified women's business enterprise from the Netherlands
13.40 Short pitches from women-owned businesses in the Netherlands (2-minute pitches from certified WBEs and 1-minute pitches from other women-owned businesses)
14.30 Coffee break
15.00 Roundtable discussions with women-owned businesses, corporations, WEConnect International – discussion topics will be related to procurement and supplier diversity and will support the growth of women-owned businesses in the Netherlands
16.00 Q&A, wrap up, takeaways and thank yous
16.30 Drinks and optional networking
17.00 Close

The event is free to attend but there are a limited number of places available and they need to be booked online here: https://weconnect-accenture-equality-innovation.eventbrite.co.uk

If you have any questions at all or would like to find out more, please don’t hesitate to contact Emma Duncan on eduncan@weconnectinternational.org. Please feel free to share this information with any other women-owned businesses in the Netherlands who you think may be interested in attending this event.

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