Network and learn about supplier diversity and sustainability best practices

Upcoming events for the small and diverse business community include business expos, industry conferences, technical assistance or capacity-building workshops and other networking events.

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Contact the host organization for additional event information.

Supply Chain Responsibility Events

DateEvent NameHost(s)LocationRegistration Information

04/16/2019

Supplier Diversity Corporate Best Practices Roundtable

Western Regional Minority Supplier Development Council (WRMSDC)

Las Vegas, NV

04/16/2019

Better Together: Creating Successful Relationships Between Supplier Diversity and Operations

National Utility Diversity Council

Webinar

04/18/2019

Prime Supplier Academy Workshop: Supplier Diversity Leadership

PG&E

San Ramon, CA

By invite only

04/26/2019

26th Economic Summit: Reclaiming Our Time

Greenlining Institute

Oakland, CA -- Oakland Convention Center

04/28-04/30/2019

Propel Your Business Conference

National Association of Women Business Owners, California

Sacramento, CA

04/30-05/03/2019

42nd National Conference: Energizing the Future of Customers and Communities

American Association of Blacks in Energy

Indianapolis, IN

05/01/2019

Strategic Sourcing Four-Part Webinar Series: Part 1, Capabilities

PG&E

Webinar

05/02/2019

2019 Black Tie Awards & Fundraiser Gala, Mission: Possible

Western Regional Minority Supplier Development Council (WRMSDC)

Pleasanton, CA -- Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery, 410 Vineyard Ave

05/06-5/11/2019

SF Small Business Week

Small Business Administration

San Francisco, CA

05/08/2019

Selling to the Government and Corporations: An Insider's Guide

SF Small Business Week

455 Market Street, San Francisco

05/08/2019

Small Business Workshop: Running an Environmentally Sustainable Business

SF Small Business Week

455 Market Street, San Francisco

05/08/2019

Strategic Sourcing Four-Part Webinar Series: Part 2, RFx

PG&E

Webinar

05/09/2019

Asian Heritage Month Celebration Workshop: Strategies for Supplier Success in a Changing Economy

PG&E

San Francisco, CA

05/09-5/10/2019

Keeping the Promise (KTP) Conference

U.S. Veterans Business Alliance

Temecula, CA

05/13-05/16/2019

Leadership Week 2019 and Leadership Awards

National Minority Supplier Development Council

New York, NY

05/15/2019

Strategic Sourcing Four-Part Webinar Series: Part 3, Contract Negotiations

PG&E

Webinar

05/19-05/22/2019

Annual Conference: Grid Modernization, The Supply Chain of Things, Powerful Strategies for Optimizing Results

Utility Supply Management Alliance

Scottsdale, AZ

05/20-05/22/2019

2019 SPLC Summit + Connect

Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council

Portland, OR

05/22/2019

Strategic Sourcing Four-Part Webinar Series: Part 4, Contract Management

PG&E

Webinar

05/30/2019

NUDC Annual Conference: Garden State Get Together

National Utility Diversity Council

Camden, NJ

06/05/2019

Industry-Specific Development & Connection Event with Cybersecurity Activity

Western Regional Minority Supplier Development Council (WRMSDC)

Bay Area, CA

06/05-06/07/2019

USPAACC CelebrAsian Procurement Conference

US Pan Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce

Houston, TX

06/07/2019

Elevate: A Procurement Symposium

California Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce

Sacramento, CA

06/09-06/11/2019

Annual Convention

Edison Electric Institute

Philadelphia, PA

06/10/2019

Prime Supplier Academy Workshop: Building a Robust Environmental Sustainability Program

PG&E

San Francisco, CA

06/10/2019

Prime Supplier Academy Workshop: Supplier Code of Conduct

PG&E

San Francisco, CA

06/13/2019

Business Tune-Up Series: Business Continuity Webinar

PG&E

Webinar

TBD

06/18/2019

NorCal Chapter Monthly Meeting and Webinar: Financial Education Training

Elite SDVOB Network, Northern California Chapter

Webinar or San Jose City Hall

TBD

06/19/2019

Ninth Annual SBA and Small Business Conference

Small Business Administration

Garden Grove, CA - Delta Hotels Anaheim Garden Grove

06/21/2019

Annual Convention Kickoff

California Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce

Stockton, CA

06/25-06/27/2019

WBENC National Conference and Business Fair 2019 Ecosystems

Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)

Baltimore, MD

07/09-07/12/2019

EEI Business Diversity Conference

Edison Electric Institute

Nashville, TN

07/09/2019

Prime Supplier Academy Workshop: Supplier Code of Conduct

PG&E

San Francisco, CA

07/14-07/18/2019

Annual Conference

American Indian Chamber of Commerce

Rancho Mirage, CA

07/15-7/18/2019

2019 Disability: IN Annual Conference and Expo

Disability: IN (formerly USBLN)

Chicago, IL

07/26/2019

Engage with Insight: Data Analytics for Service Excellence Workshop

PG&E

San Francisco, CA

TBD

08/13-08/16/2019

2019 NGLCC International Business and Leadership Conference and LGBTBE Bootcamp

National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)

Tampa, FL

08/15-08/17/2019

Ron Brown Business and Economic Summit

California Black Chamber of Commerce

San Francisco, CA

TBD

08/20/2019

NorCal Chapter Monthly Meeting and Webinar: Risk Management Training

Elite SDVOB Network, Northern California Chapter

Webinar or San Jose City Hall

TBD

08/21-8/23/2019

Elite SDVOB National Convention

Elite SDVOB Network

New York, NY - Crowne Plaza Hotel

08/21-8/24/2019

2019 CHCC Annual Statewide Convention

California Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce

Stockton, CA

TBD

08/22/2019

Minority Business Conference

Western Regional Minority Supplier Development Council (WRMSDC)

Bay Area, CA

09/18/2019

Prime Supplier Academy Workshop: Environmental Sustainability Deep Dive Topic - GHG Tracking and Reporting

PG&E

San Ramon, CA

By invite only

09/29-10/01/2019

USHCC National Convention

US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC)

Los Angeles, CA - JW Marriott L.A.

10/03/2019

Supplier Diversity En Banc

CPUC

Fresno, CA

10/10/2019

California Policy Summit

CalAsian Chamber of Commerce

San Francisco, CA

10/13-10/16/2019

Annual Business Conference and Opportunity Fair

National Minority Supplier Development Council

Atlanta, GA

11/22/2019

2019 NGLCC National Dinner

National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)

Washington D.C.

12/09/2019

Prime Supplier Academy Workshop: Supplier Diversity Deep Dive Topic - Value Chain Analysis and Trade Missions

PG&E

San Francisco, CA

By invite only

12/09/2019

DVBE Boots to Business Workshop

PG&E

San Francisco, CA

TBD

Contact PG&E to add an event to the calendar


If you'd like to have your Supplier Diversity business event or activity posted, please email the Supplier Diversity team at supplierdiversityteam@pge.com.


Learn helpful networking tips


The following tips can help you connect and do business with companies you visit during PG&E Supplier Diversity networking events.


  • Practice your two-minute business introduction. Be prepared and quick when discussing your company's products and services.
  • Research your target companies before the event.
  • Check your business card to ensure all info is correct.
  • Verify that your company's website is up-to-date. Make certain all brochures and company materials on the website are current.
  • Follow up with contacts by email or phone soon after the event.
  • Keep your company's Diversity Supplier certification current. Learn more by visiting The Supplier Clearinghouse. Disabled veteran-owned businesses should refer to the California eProcure website. Visit Welcome to California's Online Marketplace .
  • Register with PG&E and create a Diversity Supplier profile. Visit PG&E Supplier Profile – CVM HOME.