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Houston DiverseCity Summit

October 26-27, 2021

Virtual and In-Person Sessions

Save to Calendar 2021-10-26 00:00:00 2021-10-27 00:00:00 Houston DiverseCity Summit The Houston DiverseCity Summit will inspire action to advance equity and inclusion in the greater Houston region. The Summit offers content for companies and organizations of all sizes with a focus on best practices, peer connection, and first-rate resources to help you mature your diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategies. We will bring you the topics you most want to explore: trust and transparency, aligning ERGs to business priorities, inclusive talent recruitment and retention, supplier diversity, and more. The Partnership has reimagined the traditional corporate luncheon and conference with hybrid viewership both in real-time and on-demand, to meet every schedule from anywhere. View the full event agenda  Tuesday, October 26 | 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Hilton Americas The Summit kicks off with a first look and an interactive presentation of the results of the greater Houston region's first Equity & Inclusion Assessment. Following the Assessment presentation, Dan Schulman, President and CEO of PayPal, will participate in a lively fireside chat with the Partnership's Senior Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion LaTanya Flix.  Schulman has been widely-recognized for his leadership in democratizing financial services and e-commerce, his commitment to social change, and his passion for equality, justice and basic human rights. Read Schulman's full bio here.  Wednesday, October 27 | 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Virtual - Access for Attendees Available via Whoova Day 2 of the Summit dives deeper into the assessment results and ask for your suggestions for potential regional actions and you'll hear from first-rate speakers on a range of DEI topics.  701 Avenida de las Americas , Houston, TX, 77010 Houston.org ghp@houston.org America/Chicago public
ERG Summit
Breakout sessions at the ERG summit

About this Event

The Houston DiverseCity Summit will inspire action to advance equity and inclusion in the greater Houston region. The Summit offers content for companies and organizations of all sizes with a focus on best practices, peer connection, and first-rate resources to help you mature your diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategies.

We will bring you the topics you most want to explore: trust and transparency, aligning ERGs to business priorities, inclusive talent recruitment and retention, supplier diversity, and more.

The Partnership has reimagined the traditional corporate luncheon and conference with hybrid viewership both in real-time and on-demand, to meet every schedule from anywhere.

View the full event agenda 

Tuesday, October 26 | 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Hilton Americas

The Summit kicks off with a first look and an interactive presentation of the results of the greater Houston region's first Equity & Inclusion Assessment.

Following the Assessment presentation, Dan Schulman, President and CEO of PayPal, will participate in a lively fireside chat with the Partnership's Senior Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion LaTanya Flix. 

Schulman has been widely-recognized for his leadership in democratizing financial services and e-commerce, his commitment to social change, and his passion for equality, justice and basic human rights. Read Schulman's full bio here

Wednesday, October 27 | 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Virtual - Access for Attendees Available via Whoova

Day 2 of the Summit dives deeper into the assessment results and ask for your suggestions for potential regional actions and you'll hear from first-rate speakers on a range of DEI topics. 

Tickets

The 2-day pass includes one (1) in-person admission to the kick-off keynote address on Day 1 and a seat at the luncheon, onsite networking and refreshments. This pass also includes full access to virtual sessions, real-time virtual networking, digital conference material and a virtual environment on Day 2 of the conference.

To receive a full refund, all cancellations must be received in writing no later than Tuesday, October 19th. Cancellations made after October 19, 2021 will not be refunded. Send cancellation requests by email to eblanco@houston.org.

Individual

The 2-day pass includes one (1) in-person admission to the kick-off keynote address on Day 1 and a seat at the luncheon, onsite networking and refreshments. This pass also includes full access to virtual sessions, real-time virtual networking, digital conference material and a virtual environment on Day 2 of the conference.

To receive a full refund, all cancellations must be received in writing no later than Tuesday, October 19th. Cancellations made after October 19, 2021 will not be refunded. Send cancellation requests by email to eblanco@houston.org.

Non-Members
$350

The Team and Table Pass provides ten (10) individuals with in-person admission at a reserved table for your team for Day 1 including the keynote address, luncheon, onsite networking and refreshments. This pass also provides those same ten individuals with full access to virtual sessions, real-time virtual networking, digital conference material and a virtual environment on Day 2 of the conference. To purchase a team pass, complete and return this form.  

To receive a full refund, all cancellations must be received in writing no later than Tuesday, October 19th. Cancellations made after October 19, 2021 will not be refunded. Send cancellation requests by email to eblanco@houston.org.

Tables of Ten

The Team and Table Pass provides ten (10) individuals with in-person admission at a reserved table for your team for Day 1 including the keynote address, luncheon, onsite networking and refreshments. This pass also provides those same ten individuals with full access to virtual sessions, real-time virtual networking, digital conference material and a virtual environment on Day 2 of the conference. To purchase a team pass, complete and return this form.  

To receive a full refund, all cancellations must be received in writing no later than Tuesday, October 19th. Cancellations made after October 19, 2021 will not be refunded. Send cancellation requests by email to eblanco@houston.org.

Non-Members Table of 10
$3,500

Have questions?

Contact the Partnership Events Team

events@houston.org

Interested in branding?

Contact Terry Leibowitz

tleibowitz@houston.org
7138443644

Agenda

See left for detailed agenda

Attendance

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