2022 Minority Enterprise Trade Show

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2022 Minority Enterprise Trade Show

MED Week Supplier Diversity Forum and Trade Show

Rowan University invites you to attend the 2022 Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week Supplier Diversity Forum and Trade Show to celebrate the annual National MED Week. We are proud to host this event for the very first time and anticipate connecting with local, minority, LGBTQ+, women-owned businesses, veterans, and businesses owned by people with disabilities. 

The event offers a forum for networking and includes a Q&A Panel Discussion geared toward business owners interested in doing business with Rowan University. The panel discussion is followed by a Diversity Trade EXPO where businesses can share information about their goods and services with our departments. We look forward to your participation and generating future business opportunities that increase economic growth within our community.

~ OPEN to ALL University departments and diverse businesses in the region ~ 

Thursday, October 6, 2022

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Eynon Ballroom, Rowan University

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Time:  Description:  Speaker(s)
10 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. Welcome 

Dr. Monika Williams Shealey, Senior Vice President, Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Rowan University

Victoria Hosendorf, Executive Vice President, The Enterprise Center of New Jersey

10:10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Greetings 

Christina Renna, President, Chamber of Southern New Jersey

Tim Guim, Executive Chair, Gloucester County Chamber

10:30 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. President's Message on Supplier Diversity

Ali Houshmand, President, Rowan University

10:40 a.m. – 11 a.m. Doing Business with Rowan: An Overview of Rowan’s Supplier Diversity Efforts

Alexis Jones, Director of the Office of Procurement and Contracting, Rowan University

Stacie Mori, Supervisor: Vendor, Compliance, and Alternate Procurement, Rowan University

11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Panel


Victoria Hosendorf, Executive Vice President, The Enterprise Center of New Jersey


Stefanie Straub, SHI International

Oscar Castro, AAA Facility Solutions

Kenny Savage and Justin DeGuzman, iCreate Production LLC

11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Exhibit and Trade Show

Please visit business tables in Eynon Ballroom and food trucks on Trustee Drive


Please register by clicking the link HERE.

For more information, please contact:

Stacie Mori, Supervisor

Office of Contracting & Procurement