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2024 DEI Symposium

June 13 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT

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Our 7th Annual DEI Symposium will be held on June 13 at The Atrium at Rich’s – returning to in-person for the first time since 2019!

Be a part of this milestone in-person event as the BNP unveils the results of the 2024 Employing DEI in WNY Assessment,  a benchmark for evaluating progress and best practices among employers in our region. Get ready for an enriching half-day Symposium filled with insights from DE thought leaders in Buffalo Niagara, a nationally recognized keynote speaker, and engaging peer-to-peer knowledge sharing sessions.

We’re excited to welcome regional leaders to share their perspectives on the 2024 Employing DEI in WNY Assessment. Our panel will discuss organizational best practices and innovative approaches.

DEI Assessment Panelists:

Moderated By:

  • Kenya Hobbs, Director, Community Engagement & Equity Initiatives, BNP

Keynote Address: Reimagining DEI: Innovative Approaches for a Changing Society
Keynote Speaker Maggie Rivera will equip attendees with the tools to build an actionable and sustainable DEI movement that can withstand the test of time. Join us to learn how to make DEI a powerful force and strategic imperative within your organization.

Full Agenda
8:30 am – Registration, networking, continental breakfast
9:15 am – Results of the Employing DEI in WNY Community Assessment
10:00 am – DEI Assessment Panel
10:45 am – Break
11:00 am – Impact Chat: Peer Learning Circles
12:00 pm – Break
12:15 pm – Keynote Address and Lunch


Early Bird: Now – May 10 – Member Individual: $150

Early Bird: Now – May 10 – Non – Member Individual: $250

Regular Pricing:  – After May 10 – Member Individual: $175

Regular Pricing:  – After May 10 – Non – Member Individual: $275

Early Bird Table of 8 Now – May 10: $1200

Regular Pricing Table of 8 – After May 10: $1400

Event Contact
Charlene Janiga
(716) 541-1770
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Rich Products Corp
One Robert Rich Way
Buffalo, 14213 United States
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