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NEW CPG Retail Diversity Forum 2012
March 6-8, 2012
The Westin Park Central
12720 Merit Drive

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Thank you for registering for the NEW CPG Retail Diversity Forum 2012, March 6-8 at the Westin Park Centralin Dallas, TX.

All meetings and events will be held at the full-service Westin Park Central located in the North Dallas area. A limited number of rooms are available at the rate of $179 plus tax until February 20, 2012 (subject to availability). Please book online today or call 1-888-627-7032 and mention the Network of Executive Women.

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12720 Merit Drive | Dallas, Texas 75251 | 1-866-716-8137

Cancellation and Refund/Transfer Policy
Cancellation/refund and or cancellation/ticket transfer requests must be made 10 business days prior to the event date via an electronic request form. Please CLICK HERE no later than February 21 and allow 3 business days for processing.

Again, thank you for registering for the NEW CPG Retail Diversity Forum 2012.

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Network of Executive Women

From the workplace to the marketplace – it's where

all the players and all the pieces come together

The NEW CPG Retail Diversity Forum 2012 shows you how to unleash the power of your diverse workforce to reach new consumers, drive sales and gain market share at home and around the world.

The Diversity Forum (formerly the Multicultural Workforce Conference) is the industry’s leading D&I event and a must-attend conference for everyone on your succession plan.

Your current and future leaders will develop strategies in three main areas:

Managing diverse work teamsMarketing to multicultural consumers and
Leveraging supplier diversity

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Early-bird rate $995 (expires 2/10/12)
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A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the reduced rate of $179 per night at the Westin Park Central Dallas, a Starwood hotel. Please contact the Westin directly or book online.

Westin Park Central Dallas
12720 Merit Drive | Dallas, TX 75251
(972) 385-3000 |


Tuesday, March 6

6:30 pm - 7:15 pm Welcome reception

7:15 pm - 8:15 pm Dinner and special remarks

Tom Greco, President, Frito-Lay North America (invited)

Grant LaMontagne, SVP, Chief Customer Officer, The Clorox Company

8:15 pm - 9:30 pm Power networking afterparty

Wednesday, March 7

8:00 am - 8:15 am Opening remarks

Eva Kohn, SVP Strategic Sales, Valassis Inc.

Subriana Pierce, SVP Sales and Merchandising, SUPERVALU

8:15 am - 9:00 am Opening Keynote: Connecting D&I to the Bottom Line

Anthony Carter, VP Diversity and Inclusion, Chief Diversity Officer, Johnson & Johnson

9:00 am - 9:45 am Briefing: The New Consumer

Cheryl Pearson-McNeil, SVP Public Affairs and Government Relations, The Nielsen Company

10:15 am -12:15 pm Super Sessions

I. Workplace: Retaining Diverse Talent

Kenneth Charles, VP, Diversity and Inclusion, General Mills

Katherine Giscombe, VP, Diverse Women and Inclusion Research, Catalyst Inc.

Sue Johnson, Global Head of Gender Balance & Diversity, Nestlé Group

II. Marketplace: Building Bridges to Diverse Consumers

Jackie Reynolds, CEO, The ShopShop Inc.

Linda Singh, Senior Marketing Director, Fragrances, Coty Inc.

III. Supplier Diversity: The Secret to Better Business

Moderator: Bridgette Porter, Senior HR Manager, Diversity, Procter & Gamble

Ernest Freeman, Senior Manager, Supplier Diversity, PepsiCo

Gleatha Glispie, Director of Supplier Diversity, Walgreen Company

Dr. Melvin Gravely, Author and Founder, The Institute of Entrepreneurial Thinking

Kathy Mazon, Senior Business Development Lead, Supplier Diversity, Target Corporation

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Forum luncheon

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm Special address: Driving Innovation through Diversity and Inclusion

Linda Clement-Holmes, Chief Diversity Officer and SVP, Global Business Services, Procter & Gamble

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Super Sessions repeat from 10:15 am

4:45 pm -5:30 pm Power connection one-to-one

You and a peer share learnings and best-practices.

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Evening at the Forum dinner event

Special remarks by Mark Schortman, SVP and Region General Manager, Coca-Cola Refreshments

Thursday, March 8

8:00 am - 8:20 am Learning recap

Eva Kohn, SVP Strategic Sales, Valassis Inc.

Subriana Pierce, SVP Sales and Merchandising, SUPERVALU

8:20 am - 9:10 am Featured remarks

The Digital Edge: Using New Media to Connect with Multicultural Consumers

Lynn Fantom, Chairman and CEO, ID Media

9:10 am - 9:40 am Refreshment break

9:40 am - 10:40 am Fireside Chat

The Opportunity Within: Building Cultural Competencies Inside Your Organization

Maria Campbell, Director of Diversity, SC Johnson

Diane Cooke, VP, Human Resources, Schwan's Consumer Brands

Armando Martín, President/CEO and Co-Founder, XL Edge/XL Alliance

Debra Sandler, Chief Consumer Officer, Mars Chocolate NA

10:40 am - 11:00 am Back at the Office

Finalize your action plan and get ready to hit the ground running when you return home.

11:00 am -11:45 am Closing keynote

Sharon Orlopp, Global Chief Diversity Officer and SVP, Corporate People, Walmart Stores Inc.

11:45 am - 12:15 pm Farewell

Eva Kohn, SVP Strategic Sales, Valassis Inc.

Subriana Pierce, SVP Sales and Merchandising, SUPERVALU


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