Facts & figures

NEW Diversity Forum at a glance

  • Hosted by Network of Executive Women, industry’s largest diversity organization
  • More than 250 executives expected
  • All sessions at Westin Park Central Dallas
  • 16 hours of programming
  • 8 hours of networking
  • 4 keynote speakers
  • 3 Super Sessions
  • All events, meals and materials included

Who should attend

  • Senior cpg/retail executives
  • D&I and HR executives
  • Supplier diversity professionals
  • Marketing and merchandising executives
  • Line managers in sales, finance, operations
  • Employee/business resource groups
  • Everyone on your succession plan

What you’ll learn

  • Best practices from best-in-class multicultural marketers
  • How to leverage your workforce to reach multicultural markets
  • How to retain your diverse talent
  • Segmenting markets to maximize sales
  • Why supplier diversity is key to success
  • How to use digital media to connect with your consumers
  • How to embed cultural competency into your company’s DNA
  • What the latest data tells us about multicultural opportunities
  • Using diverse teams to innovate
  • Applying the lessons learned
  • Moving from talk to action


Attending companies

Acosta Sales & Marketing
Ahold USA
American Express
Catalina Marketing Corporation
Chevron Corporation
Clorox Company
Coca-Cola Company
Colgate-Palmolive Company
ConAgra Foods
Cub Foods
Delhaize America
Food Lion Family of Banners
Fry's Food and Drug
General Mills
Giant Food Stores (Giant-Carlisle)
Graphic Packaging International
The Hershey Company
Home Depot
Johnson & Johnson
Kellogg Company
Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Kraft Foods
The Kroger Co.
Lindy’s Homemade
MARS Chocolate
McNeil Nutritionals
National Society of Hispanic MBAs
NCH Marketing Services
Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Nestlé Waters NA
Newell Rubbermaid
Procter & Gamble Company
Schreiber Foods
The Schwan Food Company
Stop & Shop Supermarket Co.
Target Corporation
Valassis Inc.
Walgreen Company
Walmart Stores
—Partial list of 2011 attendees