Shaping an Inclusive Economy

Connect 2018: Think. Act. Celebrate.


22nd & 23rd May 2018

Sydney, Australia - International Convention Centre & The Star Event Centre

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Countdown to Connect 2018...

Knowledge Forum: 22nd May
THINK: Join Australia's supplier diversity community at our full day Knowledge Forum as we share our stories and provide insights into how we can work together to achieve a more inclusive economy.
Indigenous Business Tradeshow: 23rd May
ACT: Bring a stack of business cards to our Tradeshow and experience the vibrancy of the sector at the largest showcase of Indigenous businesses in the country.
Gala Awards Dinner: 23rd May
CELEBRATE: Acknowledge the achievements of the individuals and organisations that work every day to shape an inclusive economy through supplier diversity at our 2018 Gala Awards Dinner.

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Join Australia's supplier diversity community as we work together to shape a more inclusive economy

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Connect 2018 is packed with incredible speakers

From around Australia and around the world

DON'T MISS OUT ON THE SUPPLIER DIVERSITY EVENT OF THE YEAR!

Early bird ticket pricing now available until 28th February 2018!

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Knowledge Forum Schedule

Join the Australian supplier diversity community in a packed day of interactive workshops

SHAPING AN INCLUSIVE ECONOMY: SUPPLIER DIVERSITY IN ACTION

Connect 2018 will make you think about how you can work to make Australia a more inclusive economy; provide avenues for you to act on those insights and bring the community together to celebrate our achievements over the last year!

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SUPPLY NATION MEMBERS AND INDIGENOUS BUSINESSES - CHECK YOUR EMAILS FOR YOUR CODE TO ACCESS ADDITIONAL DISCOUNTS!

Early bird discount available until Feb 28th 2018 - code EarlyBird

OVER TWO DAYS IN MAY 2018, PASSIONATE AND ENGAGED SUPPLIER DIVERSITY EXPERTS FROM AUSTRALIA AND AROUND THE WORLD WILL BE CONNECTING TO SHARE INSIGHTS AND WORK TOGETHER

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Our valued sponsors

Connect 2018 is brought to you with the support of our sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Winc

Winc

At Winc, we are committed to making supplier diversity a priority. As a founding member of Supply Nation we believe that the success of our organisation and the wider community depends on our ability to work with diverse suppliers. By having strong partnerships with these businesses we are able to help them and their communities grow and prosper. Winc is proud to be the platinum sponsor of the Knowledge Forum at Connect 2018.

Winc
CBA

CBA

The Commonwealth Bank,  Platinum sponsor of the 2018 Gala Awards Dinner, is a proud founding member of Supply Nation. Our corporate responsibility plan, Opportunity Initiatives, focuses on driving positive change through education, innovation and good business practice. We support our diverse suppliers through responsible procurement in many ways, including supporting Indigenous suppliers. Our new partnership with Supply Nation will support us with connecting Indigenous businesses with skilled volunteers from Supply Nation members to access timely advice, specialist knowledge and support.

CBA

Gold Sponsors

Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield

Connect 2018 Entertainment Sponsor

Cushman & Wakefield
NAB

NAB

Connect 2018 Tradeshow Gold Sponsor

NAB
Carey Mining

Carey Mining

Connect 2018 Gala Awards Dinner Gold Sponsor

Carey Mining

2018 Award Sponsors

Evolve FM

Evolve FM

Government Member of the Year Award

Evolve FM
Every Trade Group

Every Trade Group

Procurement Professional of the Year Award

Every Trade Group
Kulbardi

Kulbardi

Corporate Member of the Year Award

Kulbardi
Telstra

Telstra

Certified Supplier of the Year Award

Telstra
Westpac

Westpac

Supplier Diversity Advocate of the Year Award

Westpac
BP

BP

Registered Supplier of the Year Award

BP
ANZ

ANZ

Supplier Diversity Partnership of the Year Award

ANZ
EY

EY

Young Indigenous Entrepreneur of the Year Award

EY
IAG

IAG

Indigenous Businesswoman of the Year Award

IAG
Lend Lease

Lend Lease

Outstanding Impact Award

Lend Lease

NOMINATIONS FOR 2018 SUPPLIER DIVERSITY AWARDS ARE NOW OPEN

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Connect 2018 Venues