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    Time to build a better network. Professional Diversity Network PDN-C 2013 Networking Conference. Chicago Nov. 7 2013, Navy Pier, 2:00-7:30pm


    At Professional Diversity Network, we know that career advancement directly relates to the professional network that you cultivate. Join us for a unique complimentary event designed to give diverse professionals a chance to network, socialize and accelerate your path to success. Engage with corporate leaders and make quality connections that will help you build a solid network of professionals who value diversity.

    There is no cost to attend this event and early registration offers perks that give you a competitive edge, including an opportunity to pre-interview with potential employers. During the conference you can also enjoy complimentary cocktails and globally inspired cuisine.

    Employers Register Here

    Chicago Conference Agenda

    2:00 - 3:00 PM
    Pre-selected candidate interviews
    Employers can select and invite pre-registered candidates to the Interview session of the Conference. Login and password will be provided to sponsoring employers to visit and search professionals at Conference landing page.
    2:15 - 2:45 PM
    Seminar I: Presented by LinkedIn
    How to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile for Professional Success.
    3:00 - 3:30 PM
    Keynote Speaker
    Hear inspiring words from one of America’s top 20 Chief Diversity Officers, Steve Pemberton.
    3:30 - 6:00 PM
    Professional Diversity Career Fair
    Build your network with TOP industry representatives. Make important connections and learn first hand about opportunities and professional organizations that can make a difference in your career.
    4:30 - 5:00 PM
    Seminar II: Presented by Allstate
    Creating Your Personal Brand
    5:30 - 6:00 PM
    Seminar III: Presented by Professional Diversity Network
    Build a Better Resume with Resunate
    6:00 - 7:00 PM
    UPTOWN Professional Reception
    Meet, network, and relax at our networking reception. Beverages, ethnic food, entertainment, and more!
    7:00 - 9:00 PM
    UPTOWN Professional Catalyst Awards
    A Diversity & Inclusion Recognition Event in which multicultural executives who are making a difference on their jobs and community will be recognized among their peers. Come out and support Chicago's best and brightest multicultural executives, corporate, business and community leaders as we honor the Uptown Professional 2013 Chicago Catalyst Award Winners.


    • Network with leaders and members of diverse professional organizations
    • Steve Pemberton as Keynote Speaker
    • Professional development breakout sessions
    • UPTOWN Professional networking social
    • Cocktail reception
    • Sample Soul, Latin, Asian and other culinary delights
    • UPTOWN Professional Catalyst Awards
    • And much more!

    About VetJobs

    Steve Pemberton

    VetJobs is the leading Internet niche job board for reaching the 10.5 million military veterans currently in the work force, the 200 thousand active duty military personnel who transition each year, the over 400,000 members of the National Guard and Reserve who return to the United States each year from extended deployments, and their family members. VetJobs makes is easy to reach not only the transitioning military member, but also the highly qualified veterans that have separated over the decades and are now productive members of the civilian work force in all disciplines. Learn More »(link to https://www.vetjobs.com/)

    Navy Pier

    600 E Grand Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60611
    Thursday November 07, 2013
    2:00 PM to 7:30 PM (CDT)
    *Parking available at Navy Pier
    For Employer/Sponsorship
    information please contact us at: Events@prodivnet.com
    800-390-5561 ext. 105

    Sponsoring Organizations