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2022 WIPP Business Summit 

Sparking collaboration and resiliency

NOV 15-17, 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.

As part of Unity Week 2022 with participating organizations:

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Featured Speakers

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Nancy Allen

President & CEO of WBEC Florida

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Denita Conway

President & CEO of PROVEN Management

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Calvin Mitchell

Director of the Department of Education

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Sue Tellier

President of JetCo Federal

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Kim Bode

CEO of 8ThirtyFour Integrated Communications

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Courtney Fairchild

President & CEO of Global Services

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Teresa Moon

Director of Business Development of Parabilis

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Cindy Towers

Co-Founde & CEO of Juri Solutions

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LaShonda Bracey

CEO of Health Works

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Larry Kagler

Small Business Specialist of 11th Wing, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling

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Lisa Oliva

WOSB Program Manager of the Deptartment of Treasury

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Betsy Carulo

CEO of AdNet

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Jenn Lederer

CEO of Jenn Lederer LLC

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Lynn Petrazzuolo

President of Avanti Corporation

 

Agenda

WEEK of NOVEMBER 14th

Monday

WBENC Programming TBA

Tuesday

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Registration opens

Location: East Registration - Independence Level 5B

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Opening Mix & Mingle

Location: Level 3B Foyer


1:00 PM - 4:50 PM WIPP Educational Programming Sessions

Location: Lafayette Park Room - Independence Level 5B & Wilson Room - Independence Level 3B


5:30 PM - 7:30 PM WIPP & WBENC Joint Reception

Location: Mayflower Hotel (1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC)

Wednesday

8:00 AM - 6:30 PM Registration Desk Open

Location: East Registration - Independence Level (5B)


8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast

Location: Independence Foyer East - Independence Level (5B)


9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Business Impact Table Topics


10:15 AM - 10:30 AM Break


10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Business Impact Table Topics


11:45 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch On Your Own


1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Matchmaker Madness Meetings

Location: Independence Ballroom - Independence Level (5B)


1:30 - 5:20 PM Ted-Style SME Talks

Location: Lafayette Park Room - Level (5B)

Thursday

8:30 AM - 6:00 PM Registration Desk Open

Location: East Registration - Independence Level (5B)


9:30 AM - 11:45 AM Policymaker Roundtables

Location: Lafayette Park Room - Level (5B)


Join Congressional leaders and advisors, business owners, and subject matter experts for an off-the-record dialogue about economic priorities in the next Congress and beyond. Discussion will focus on the future of diversity in business, infrastructure and government spending, and how diverse business communities and corporate America can work together to back mutually beneficial policies and reforms.


11:45 AM - 12:00 PM Break


12:00 PM - 2:00 PM NBIC Best of the Best Awards Luncheon

Location: Independence Ballroom - Level (5B)

Tickets to the luncheon

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Break


2:30 PM - 5:15 PM Unity Week Program

Friday

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Registration Desk Open 

Location: East Registration - Independence Level (5B)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Continental Breakfast 

Location: Independence Foyer East - Independence Level (5B)

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM NGLCC Joint Council Meeting (by invitation) 

Location: Independence Ballroom East - Independence Level (5B)

 

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM NGLCC Educational Session(s)

Location: Lafayette Park Room - Independence Level (5B)

6:30 PM - 11:30 PM NGLCC National Dinner

Location: National Building Museum

Tickets to the National Dinner

 

The Venue

The Grand Hyatt Hotel

1000 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001

HOTEL SOLD OUT

Due to the Grand Hyatt being sold out, here are a few more options for hotels in the area. 

Moxy Washington DC, Downtown 

• Embassy Suites by Hilton 

• Hilton Garden Inn

WIPP Business Summit & Unity Week 2022
November 15 - 17, 2022

Uniting the nation’s leading business diversity organizations and Government Agencies, NBIC Unity Week is a celebration of diversity, opportunity, equity, inclusion and collaboration. Attendees will receive access to exclusive dayside programming focused on building unprecedented success for diverse communities in the United States and around the globe.

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