Southport, CT, October 12, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- DiversityBusiness.com, the nation's leading entrepreneurship association will be hosting its "17th Annual National Summit" in New York City, April 27, 2017.
Produced for entrepreneurs and the corporations, government agencies and educational institutions that utilize their services, the DiversityBusiness.com summit offers a solid platform for the kind of interactivity, exchange and networking that is usually missing from daily business life, due to physical distance, busy work schedules and other factors.
The summit is expected to draw together a strong mix of entrepreneurs, mid to senior level executives from Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies, and educational institutions, HR and diversity and inclusion practitioners and social media and tech enthusiast from all over the United States.
Proceeding with the theme of ensuring attendees walk away with key takeaways that inform, motivate and inspire, the event will address a wide range of topics which include: motivation, leadership, entrepreneurship/innovation, technology/social media and diversity.
The event will also feature a special celebration that will include entrepreneurs and organizations being formally recognized for their hard work and commitment to building our economy. Companies formally honored at the conference will be winners of the Div50 and the Div500 listings, which honor, respectively, Fortune 500 companies and government agencies most dedicated to supporting diversity and the nation's top entrepreneurs.
"We're looking forward to another dynamic, successful year of celebrating entrepreneurship and multiculturalism," said Kenton Clarke, CEO of DiversityBusiness.com. "The U.S. is so vast and diverse, and business moves so fasts, that were it not for events such as this one, the key underpinning of lasting, rewarding business relationships-face-to-face contact-would slowly fade into the background. Each year we see new faces, engage in new vibrant presentations that bring fresh ideas and new perspectives to business world and applaud remarkable leaders who continue to drive our economic landscape into the future."
Major Sponsors for the event included: U.S. Postal Service, Wal-Mart, Apple, Northrop Grumman, Time Warner, Hilton, Raytheon, and Colgate Palmolive.
Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness is the largest association of privately owned businesses throughout the United States that provide goods and services to Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and colleges and universities. DiversityBusiness provides research and data collection services for diversity including the "Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities", "Top 500 Diversity Owned Companies in America", and others. Its research has been recognized and published by Forbes Magazine, Business Week and thousands of other print and internet publications. The site has gained national recognition and has won numerous awards for its content and design.