NGLCC Business and Leadership Conference

Cummins was proud to support the 2015 National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Business Matchmaker at the International Business & Leadership Conference held in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Tim Millwood, VP of Purchasing, hosted the Cummins PRIDE affinity group, along with the corporate purchasing and quality team for one day at the business matchmaker, business showcases and conference workshops. Cummins was introduced to certified LGBTEs from every industry including legal and other business services.

The 2015 International Business & Leadership Conference promised to build on the success of previous conferences and to provide one of the most powerful business opportunities available to LGBTBEs.  15 minute matchmaker meetings with certified LGBTBEs and corporate procurement professionals.  During these pre-scheduled meetings, corporate procurement professionals were able to gain high level overviews on each LGBTE business.

The launch of the 2015 Matchmakers portal coincided with the opening of the conference. The 2015 International Business & Leadership Conference promised to build on the success of previous conferences and to provide one of the most powerful business opportunities available to LGBTBEs.  Matchmakers scheduled 15-minute meetings with certified LGBTBEs and corporate procurement professionals.  During these meetings corporate procurement professionals were able to dig into the specifications and programming of each business while consulting with corporate partners to help LGBTBEs grow.