Regional Economic Inclusion Summit


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2018
WESTIN CONVENTION CENTER - DOWNTOWN PITTSBURGH


The Vibrant Pittsburgh Regional Economic Inclusion Summit is designed for Leaders, Employee Resource Groups and Affinity Groups from across the region. The Summit will:
  • Bring together a diversity of leaders committed to the advancement of people of color into executive roles;
  • Bring together BRG/ERG leaders, members and executive sponsors from across organizations and sectors;
  • Foster connections and enhance networks;
  • Inspire more employees to participate in BRGs/ERGs and pursue BRG/ERG leadership roles;
  • Recognize leadership and leadership support, and
  • Highlight the promising work that organizations are doing around the region.

CONCURRENT SESSIONS HAVE JUST BEEN ADDED.  
  • Making the Case for Your D&I Strategy
  • The Next Evolution of EBRGs and Employee Networks
  • CDOs and HR Executives: Making Changes and Getting It Done!
A complete list is available on the registration page. Choose which sessions you want to attend during the registration process.





2018 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES - WHY SPONSOR THE SUMMIT?
  • Brand your organization with regional efforts to attract and retain talent of all backgrounds;
  • Demonstrate your leadership and commitment to the development and growth of your BRG/ERG strategy;
  • Connect with other leaders to learn how BRGs/ERGs can affect your bottom line.

Thank you to the following 2018 Summit Sponsors:

GOLD
UPMC

SILVER
University of Pittsburgh

BRONZE
ALCOA
Calgon Carbon Corporation, a Kuraray Company
Carlow University
Cohen & Grigsby
Duquesne Light
Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh
Jones Day
ThermoFisher Scientific

WITH ADDITIONAL SUPPORT FROM:
Benedum Foundation

 






VIBRANT PITTSBURGH MEMBERSHIP: Consider becoming a Member and receive year long benefits along with your sponsorship benefits. Contact Melanie Harrington, President & CEO, for more information about Membership at (412) 281-8600 x204.



2018 ERG/BRG/AFFINITY GROUP NOMINATIONS

EMPLOYEE/BUSINESS RESOURCE GROUP (ERG/BRG) / AFFINITY GROUP AWARDS:  Awards will be given during the Summit in FOUR areas:

  • Attracting talent to the ERGs organization (WORKFORCE)
  • Creating a more inclusive culture for the ERGs organization (WORKPLACE)
  • Cultivating marketplace opportunities for the organization (MARKETPLACE)
  • ERG Executive Sponsor of the Year


Bayer Women's Leadership Initiative ERG - 2017 Workplace Award Recipients

Click HERE to see the other EBRG Award recipients and more photos from the 2017 REI Summit.