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Dr. Huddleston to Keynote 16th Annual Office of Minority and Women Business Development Forum

Keeping Supplier Diversity Relevant | Wednesday, December 6 · 8:30am - 3pm EST

Martin University's President and CEO, Dr. Sean L. Huddleston, is set to deliver the keynote address at the highly anticipated 16th Annual Office of Minority and Women Business Development (OMWBD) Year End Forum on Wednesday, December 6th. This year's forum, themed "Keeping Supplier Diversity Relevant," promises to be a dynamic event that brings together an array of participants from both the public and private sectors, extending the opportunity to network and build connections.

The Office of Minority and Women Business Development (OMWBD) is committed to serving businesses owned by minorities, women, veterans, and people with ADA disabilities. The agency helps individuals access contract opportunities from the city, county, municipal, and privately funded projects in Central Indiana.

In addition to the keynote delivered by Dr. Huddleston, attendees can expect a moderated panel discussion featuring Ben Tapper, Chief Diversity Officer for the city, 2024 project pipeline presentations, a vendor fair, and B2B networking opportunities featuring IU Health, AECOM Hunt, Powers and Sons Construction, and more.

The forum is free and open to the public with advanced registration by clicking here. Registration closes on Tuesday, December 5th, at noon. For any questions or further information, please get in touch with OMWBD at or call (317) 327-5262.

To learn more about the Office of Minority and Women Business Development, visit


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