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Human Resource Professionals Diversity Conference

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Mark Your Calendar!

 

The Bowles Center for Diversity Outreach, Inc. will host the annual Human Resource Professionals Diversity Conference on Wednesday, March 30, 2016. The conference will be held at the Radisson Riverview Hotel, which is located at 668 West Fifth Street in Covington, Kentucky. “Power of Inclusion” is the theme for the conference.

 

The conference will offer an excellent opportunity for educational, cultural, social, leadership development and training to all of those in attendance. Highlights of the conference include state and regional recognized speakers and presenters from Xavier University, Northern Kentucky University, the University of Cincinnati, and Diversity Consultants from the Greater Cincinnati area and business leaders.

 

Mark your “To Do” list to attend the Diversity Awareness Luncheon on Wednesday, March 30, 2016. The Human Resource Professionals Diversity Conference hosted by the Bowles Center for Diversity Outreach, Inc. will be informative, educational and enjoyable. You will leave energized and equipped to enhance diversity in your organization while also improving the quality of life throughout the communities in which you work and live. We look forward to your participation.

 

Conference registration payment can be made by credit card or check. If paying registration by credit card please contact the Bowles Center at 859-250-7212. Check payments can be mailed to Bowles Center at P.O. Box 122166 Covington, Kentucky 41012-2166.

 

SPECIAL SCHEDULED EVENTS

 

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Conference Opening Session Annual Diversity Awareness Luncheon CONFERENCE TRAINING & WORKSHOPS Strategies to Recruit & Retain Employees of Color Strategies to Recruit & Retain Employees with Disabilities Creating a Positive & Safe Work Environment for all Employees The Economic Impact of Enhancing Diversity in the Workplace Fostering a Inclusive, Positive, Safe Work Environment of Persons with Disabilities The Advantages of Outreach in Communities of Color Developing Fair and Inclusive Policies in the Workplace Breaking the Cultural Communication Barrier in the Workplace Ensuring Fairness in Promotions The Importance of Inclusion on the Leadership Team We have Hired our First Person of Color, What is Next? Strategies to Effectively and Fairly Address Race and Gender Differences in the Work Place Ensuring Compliance with Federal Affirmative Action Laws

 

PRE-REGISTRATION

(Friday, March 25, 2016 post marked by close of business day)

We are encouraging everyone to pre-register so that your package will be ready for pickup when you arrive. A pre-registration table will be available to assure quick, fast and accurate service. Don’t get caught in long lines or risk an event selling out. Complete the enclosed form and pre-register.

 

ON-SITE REGISTRATION

On- site registration will begin on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, beginning at 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

You will receive your name badge, bag and tickets. It is important that you check your tickets for accuracy before leaving the registration desk. Also, please keep your name badge throughout the conference so you will be allowed admittance to plenary sessions and special events.

 

CONFERENCE COST

Pre-registration $150.00 (Post marked before Friday, March 25, 2016 close of business day.)

(Post marked after Friday, March 25, 2016 close of business day.) $170.00

 

VENDORS

Vendors and Exhibitors will be on-site starting Wednesday, March 30, 2016. The cost of the entire day is $200.00 per space. All checks or money orders along with the completed vendor form should be mailed directly to the Bowles Center for Diversity Outreach, Inc. Post Office Box 122166 Covington, Kentucky 41012-2166 no later than Friday, March 25, 2016. Please note: Space will be filled on a first come first serve basis. It is important that you mail the forms as soon as possible so we may accommodate your request. If you require special arrangements, please contact the Bowles Center for Diversity Outreach, Inc. at 859-442-7476.

 

Bowles Center Education Awards Bowles Center Education Diversity Award will be presented to a business, corporation, education institution, agency or department that has developed policies, initiatives, programs and/or services to enhance diversity in the workplace. The award will be presented at the Annual Diversity Awareness Luncheon on Wednesday, March 30, 2016.

 

ROTATING TROPHY

The Bowles Center for Diversity Outreach will present a rotating trophy to the agency, business, corporation, or department that registers the highest number of registrants attending the conference. The Rotating Trophy will be presented on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at the Human Resource Professional Diversity Awareness Luncheon. The luncheon will begin at 12:00 p.m. and conclude at 2:00 p.m.

 

If there are questions regarding the information in this packet please, call the Bowles Center for Diversity Outreach, Inc. Planning Office at 859-442-7476 or e-mail bowlesjs@yahoo.com

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