Network and learn about Supplier Diversity business success stories

PG&E hosts events throughout the year as a service to our Supplier Diversity community. These events include business expos, conferences and other networking activities.

Learn about registering and attendance requirements

The events listed may require prior registration or may charge a fee to attend. We recommend that you contact the sponsoring organization for additional info and requirements. Websites for the event or the hosting organization are posted when available.

2018 Supplier Diversity Events

DateEvent NameLocationHost(s)Registration Information

05/24/18

National Minority Supplier Development Council Leadership Awards 2018, BDR Meeting, UIG Meeting

New York

National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), Billion Dollar Roundtable (BDR), Utility Industry Group (UIG)

05/24/18

Omnikal’s 18th National Business Awards Ceremony

New York

Omnikal

05/24/18

Greenlining Institute Economic Summit

Oakland

Greenlining Institute

05/29/18

USPAACC CelebrAsian Procurement Conference

Rockville, MD

US Pan Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce

06/06/18

Pride Month Celebration

245 Market Street, Conf A, San Francisco

PG&E

06/19/18

API Leadership Celebration

Sacramento

California Asian Chamber of Commerce

06/19/18

WBENC National Conference

Detroit

Wome n's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)

06/19/18

California Asian Chamber of Commerce API Leadership Celebration

Sacramento

California Asian Chamber of Commerce

07/12/18

Diverse Suppliers Go Global

245 Market Street Conf Room A San Francisco, CA

PG&E

07/22/18

AICOC Annual Conference

Rancho Mirage, CA

American Indian Chamber of Commerce (AICOC)

08/14/18

2018 NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference

Philadelphia

National Gay Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)

08/15/18

Elite SDVOB National Convention

San Diego

Elite SDVOB Network

08/21/18

Small Business Workshop

Sacramento

PG&E, Small Business Administration, US Veteran Business Alliance

08/22/18

2018 CHCC Convention

Los Angeles

California Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce

08/23/18

CBCC Ron Brown Summit

Anaheim, CA

California Black Chamber of Commerce (CBCC)

09/12/18

WBENC West Conference

TBD

Women's Business Enterprise National Council West (WBENC)

09/12/18

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration: Diverse Suppliers Workshop

245 Market Street Conf Room A San Francisco, CA

PG&E, Small Business Administration, CA Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

09/16/18

USHCC National Convention

Philadelphia, PA

US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC)

10/04/18

California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) 16th Annual GO 156 Supplier Diversity End Banc

Richmond CA

California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)

10/12/18

2018 NAMCO National Leadership Diversity Summit

Oakland, CA

National Association of Minority Companies Inc. (NAMCO)

10/14/18

NMSDC National Conference, Billion Dollar Roundtable (BDR), Utility Industry Group (UIG)

Austin, TX

National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC),Billion Dollar Roundtable (BDR), Utility Industry Group (UIG).

10/25/18

2018 International Consulate Summit

Sacramento

Calif ornia Asian Chamber of Commerce

12/06/18

Boots to Business (DVBE)

San Francisco

PG&E, Small Business Administration, US Veteran Business Alliance

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.