Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 12, 2007
Innovation -- Inclusion -- Economic Success. The inclusion legacy created by Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. is a powerful one. Turner's legacy is manifested in its leadership and its commitment to expand business opportunities in the communities that it serves.
TBS, Inc.'s Supplier Diversity Program was formally established in 1997 and has since distinguished its annual business symposium as a valuable source for procurement opportunities to Minority and Women Business Entrepreneurs. Over 300 attendees convened at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center, on Tuesday, November 13, 2007 to celebrate this important milestone for Turner's Supplier Diversity Program.
Under the captivating guidance of master of ceremonies, T.J .Holmes, CNN Newsroom Anchor, the program honored TBS employees and strategic business partners who contributed to shaping diversity from 1997 - 2007. The program agenda included a line-up of TBS and industry professionals, including: Rosemary Jones, Director, TBS Supplier Diversity Program, TBS corporate executives, and guest speaker and diversity strategist, Craig B. Clayton, Sr., President and CEO of The Spartacus Group.
Leading with Vision
Greta Davis, executive director, Time Warner Supplier Diversity
The Bridge Builder
Johnita Due, senior counsel, CNN Worldwide
Merith Leapley, Leapley Construction Group
Spirit of Excellence
Sunny Chaudry, Sunny's Executive Sedan Service
Bert Fitts, Corporate Services Management, LP
Innovative Business Partner
Daryll Griffin, Accolades, Inc.
Following Jones's acknowledgement of the MWBE business partners and individuals who contributed to the success of the annual business symposium, the program concluded with a networking reception that further facilitated building business relationships and business opportunity.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.), a Time Warner company, is a major producer of news and entertainment product around the world and the leading provider of programming for the basic cable industry. For more information about TBS visit http://www.turner.com
Turner contact: Jeff Matteson TBS, Inc. 404/885-4242