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ANNOUNCING AND RELEASING DETAILS ABOUT LOUISVILLE’S FIRST-EVER DERBY DIVERSITY BUSINESS SUMMIT – BRINGING WOMEN, LGBTBE, VETERAN AND MINORITY BUSINESSES TOGETHER.

What: This inaugural event to be held May 2 – 5 during the Kentucky Derby season unites a special group for professional development and social networking with the intention of generating opportunities for diverse owned businesses in Louisville, Kentucky and throughout the United States.

Who: In partnership with the Kentucky Diversity Chamber of Commerce, DDBS has joined forces with Churchill Downs, Humana, Dell, Delta Airlines, Procter & Gamble, Nestle, NAWBO and Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP plus many more supporters to be announced at the press conference.

When: Wednesday, March 28th at 10:00 a.m. Where: Our host hotel for the Summit – The Galt House Waterford Room – West Tower/ Rivue. 25th Floor to location

Why: The first weekend in May is an ideal time of year to capture a worldwide audience showcasing Louisville as a city for entrepreneurs of diverse backgrounds. The Summit highlights our culture of inclusivity as a place where all professionals including women, the LGBT community, minorities and veterans can maximize their potential.

Special Guests to Include: DDBS Chairwoman Tawana Bain; Karen Blackwell from Nestle’s North American procurement; Gene Waddy from ABS a Diversant Company, Theo Edmonds from IDEAS xLab, Jesika Young with NAWBO and Kellie Watson with Metro Government.