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Supplier Diversity Initiative

The Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce is a proud supporter of Diversity in Business. Our Supplier Diversity Initiative is a collaborative effort of the Mayo Clinic, Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the City of Rochester, and Rochester Area Economic Development, Inc. (RAEDI) to provide business level opportunities, certification assistance and education to small and diverse area suppliers (minority, women and veteran-owned) who seek access to the Southeastern Minnesota economy and business community. This will help develop mutually beneficial relationships with and between diverse suppliers and buyers in order to source local and regional vendors and thus build economic vitality.TBD

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Project Information

About the project

Project Phase:

Available

Impacts:

Best Practice, Business Process, Consultancy, Diversity and Inclusion, Economic Development   Hotel & Hospitality, Arts & Culture  

Collaborators

Contact: TBD ; Email: TBD ; Phone: TBD

Lead Organization: Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce

Collaborators: County of Olmsted, MN ; Diversity Council ; Journey to Growth Diversity and Inclusion Committee ; Mayo Clinic ; Rochester-area Chamber of Commerce

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Project Status/News

August 01, 2016 TBD: 2016 Supplier Diversity Summit & Business Expo

Local organizations (Chamber of Commerce, Diversity Council, etc) teaming up to host 2016 supplier diversity summit.

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Related PlanScape Status

Best Practice, Business Process, Consultancy, Diversity and Inclusion, Economic Development  

October 01, 2019: Rochester Area Non-profit Consortium

Event: Webinar "Moving to the Cloud" featuring the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities and the Diversity Council (presentation slides attached)
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 1
Time: 12 - 1:30 pm

 

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October 01, 2019: DMC Discovery Square Design Process

September 2019 and May 2019 Presentations to DMCC Board.

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September 27, 2019: SharePoint Usage Enablement Presentation

SharePoint Usage Enablement Presentation to Nonprofit consortium 

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September 22, 2019: Heart of the City Taskforce Art + Design

The Heart of the City design team is pleased to invite you to join a panel discussion and conversation on the roles art and design play in creating vibrant public spaces.

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August 18, 2019: 2019 Housing Status

Housing coalition has invested $3 million in 16 months.

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August 06, 2019: United States Census - 2020

Earn extra income while helping your community. The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count.

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July 31, 2019: Rochester Area Family Y

Y Membership Scholarship Application Announcement.

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July 26, 2019: Pathway to Prosperity

Olmsted County  Receives Grant for Pathways Toward Prosperity and Well-Being Program,

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July 26, 2019: Rochester Public Schools Superintendent Evaluation Study Group

Study session by the school board on evaluating the superintendent. 

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  • For the commercial sector, we tend to register startup activities (new companies and new commercial projects) that bring diversification and high-impact opportunities to the area.
  • For the non-profit sector, we wish to shine light on all the organizations and services that otherwise labor under relative obscurity.
  • Our hope is that dmcbeam.org will encourage cross-sector collaborations and creative solutions.

While there are a number of registries in the community, dmcbeam.org's  distinct value is to pilot a database with a data structure and categorizations that answer the questions such as: What organizations or projects/programs in our community that have purported relevance with some of the over-arching focuses put forward by initiatives such as DMC, J2G and Health Improvements?

This database could be used as one of the ways to explore the capacities of the community. If you are someone on an exploratory journey to learn about the greater Rochester community. dmcbeam.org could be an interesting first step.

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  1. Available - a product, program or service is in production
  2. Develop - program or application is being developed
  3. Plan - idea is solid, stakeholders are identified, and there is strong commitment to go forward from all parties.
  4. Concept Phase - idea scoped out with enough details to give an early sizing and/or to build a proof of concept
    demonstration
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