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B2Gnow and Porter Brown Associates unite to present a higher education supplier diversity webinar on July 15th, 2021.

Online PR News – 13-July-2021 – Phoenix, AZ – B2Gnow, the industry leader in supplier diversity and compliance software solutions, and Kathey Porter, supplier diversity expert and CEO of Porter Brown Associates, will collaborate together to offer higher education supplier diversity professionals an informative and thought-provoking webinar that dives into the three important elements of building an effective supplier diversity program: people, policies and processes.

The webinar, The Three P’s of Higher Education Supplier Diversity, will take place July 15, 2021 at 2pm Eastern and provide attendees with valuable guidance on the keys to building a best in class supplier diversity program. Webinar topics and takeaways will include:

-How to best communicate objectives, gain allies, and develop an accountability process
-How to spot and incorporate elements of a good policy, including how to review or write a policy
-Best kept secrets for understanding the supplier diversity lifecycle, including the who-what-how
-How to accurately leverage tracking and reporting to efficiently grow your program and meet your supplier diversity goals

“Supplier diversity has joined student and faculty diversity as a critical program element in higher education. Similar to other private and public sector industries, it is important for colleges and universities to prioritize this key component of procurement to drive value for the organization and community,” said Justin Talbot-Stern, CEO of B2Gnow. “We’re dedicated to providing our clients with the tools and leading technology to seamlessly automate, track, report, and ultimately grow a sustainable and effective supplier diversity program.”

“I am excited to partner with industry leader B2Gnow on this important program for higher education professionals,” said Kathey Porter, CEO of Porter Brown Associates. “They continue to strive to provide impactful and holistic, end-to-end solutions for supplier diversity professionals,” added Porter.

Registration is now open. Save your seat and register today:

About B2Gnow
Founded in 1999, B2Gnow is the most comprehensive and widely utilized Supplier Diversity and Compliance software solution in the United States. B2Gnow is utilized by hundreds of government, education, and private sector organizations that manage over one million vendors on the platform. The B2Gnow cloud-based solution allows organizations to track the participation, utilization and contracting details of disadvantaged businesses, such as minority business enterprises and women businesses enterprises. B2Gnow maintains the single largest database of disadvantaged business entities in North America, helping the federal government, more than half of state governments, and hundreds of counties, cities, airports, and Fortune 500 companies manage their supplier diversity and compliance programs through technology solutions. The modular platform addresses all aspects of supplier management on the diversity and compliance spectrum. For more information visit

About Porter Brown Associates, LLC
Headquartered in Florida, PBA, LLC is a WOSB, EDWOSB, Veteran-Owned, DBE business. Our team provides the skills, tools, and creative ideas necessary to address the technical, operational, programmatic, and policy aspects for clients. With clients and partnerships across a number of industries, including the federal government, corporations, higher education institutions, K-12 and hospitals, Porter Brown Associates has become a trusted partner in response to the evolving demands placed on the professional services industry. For more information visit

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