Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Announces SupplierEdge Initiative

The program connects businesses with potential supplier opportunities through webinars, education and live events

Los Angeles, Calif.August 28, 2014Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., a provider of credit and credibility solutions, announced the launch of its latest initiative, SupplierEdge. Designed to educate business owners on the vast supplier opportunities that may be available to them, the initiative is powered by an online educational hub, an ongoing webinar series and live events.

The webinar series kicks off on September 3 with a live 30-minute interactive webinar featuring Lockheed Martin’s corporate supplier diversity leader, Susannah Raheb. The live webinar series will continue throughout 2014, and limited to 100 participants to allow for more interactivity between registered participants and the guest speaker. The webinar series features speakers from large retailers, government agencies, and national and community business resources. Each webinar will be archived and available online on Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp.’s SupplierEdge educational hub.

Additional speakers scheduled to host upcoming webinars include:

  • Amgen: Jinus Moghbeli, senior manager, Corporate Quality Systems.
  • Dell: Melissa Bouilly, program manager.
  • Delta Airlines: Karmetria Burton, general manager.
  • Vets GSA: CPT Scott M. Davidson, principal.
  • WBENC: Jodi Baier, director.
  • 8th & Walton: Teresa Warren, facilitator.

The live event series is currently planned to launch in early 2015, and will feature panel and spotlight presentations from expert speakers who share knowledge on supply chain management, supplier diversity programs and retail supplier opportunities. The live events will also feature a business matchmaking session at which attendees have the opportunity to meet with representatives from corporations, government and supply chains.  

“We’ve already seen what the power of education can do to help small businesses when it comes to accessing capital. Turning our education efforts now to success in the supply chain seemed the next logical step to helping small businesses through this economic recovery,” said Jeff Stibel, chairman and CEO of Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp.

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