Connect program overview

SHOW DAY 1 + 2
Knowledge Forum

10am – 4pm
Tuesday 25 May and Wednesday 26 May

Hosted by renowned journalist, author and filmmaker Stan Grant, the two-day Knowledge Forum provides the opportunity for supplier diversity and business experts to share their learning, insights and experiences.

 

 

SHOW DAY 1 + 2
Tradeshow

10am – 4pm
Tuesday 25 May and Wednesday 26 May

Featuring presentations from Consumer Futurist/Customer Service Expert Amanda Stevens and Motivational Speaker Sebastian Terry, the two-day virtual Tradeshow will showcase the diversity and vibrancy of products and services offered by Indigenous businesses across Australia.

 

 

SHOW DAY 2
Awards Show

4pm - 5.30pm
Wednesday 26 May

Hosted by Television Presenter Brooke Boney and Actor/Producer Aaron Fa’Aoso, the Awards Show will bring together the supplier diversity community to celebrate outstanding individuals and organisations.

 

 

 

Connect 2021 speakers

Renowned Journalist
Television Presenter
Today Show
Actor/Producer
Chief Executive Officer
Supply Nation
Managing Director
Tourism Australia
Managing Director
Microsoft Australia
Chief Customer Officer
Qantas
Australian Consul General
Austrade
Consumer Futurist and 2018 Keynote Speaker of the Year
Motivational Speaker and Founder
100things
Inclusive and Sustainable Procurement Manager
EY
Television Presenter and Co-chair
National NAIDOC Week Committee
Founder
Kakadu Tiny Tots
Supplier Diversity Manager
Lendlease
Minister for Indigenous Australians
Senior Indigenous Affairs Advisor
Laing O'Rourke
2020 NSW Young Australian of the Year and Founder
Deadly Science
Former ABC Journalist / General Manager, Corporate Affairs
Supply Nation
Procurement Lead
Microsoft Australia
Lecturer, Indigenous Business
University Technology Sydney (UTS)
Founder and Managing Director
Wumara Group Surveyors
National Indigenous Business Manager
Sodexo
Partner
KPMG Indigenous Services
Director, Procurement Sustainability
Transport for NSW
Supply Chain Manager
ATCO Australia
Leader, Indigenous Sector Practice
EY
Managing Director
Multhana Property Services
Owner and Operator
Walkabout Cultural Adventures
Senior Manager - Community
Fortescue Metals Group
Strategic Procurement Manager
Australia Post
Principal Solicitor and Managing Director
Marrawah Law
Chairman
Supply Nation
Director
Worimi Collective
Managing Director and Co-founder
BlackCard
Founder and Managing Director
Inside Policy
National Manager, Indigenous Banking
Commonwealth Bank
Senior Supply Chain Diversity and Sustainability Specialist
JLL
Founder
Indigiearth
Founder
Kingkira Group
Renowned Photographic Artist
Chief Executive Officer
Young Guns
Austrade
Board Director
Supply Nation
Journalist and Presenter
NITV

Connect 2021 Sponsors

Thank you to our Connect 2021 sponsors. We applaud your commitment to Supply Nation and supplier diversity, driving us towards a vibrant and sustainable Indigenous business sector.

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