2015 Disability Matters Europe: Welcome



The Third Annual Disability Matters European Conference & Awards


DMramplogo_WEB - cropped Hosted by: Shell Global

Shell Headquarters
The Hague, The Netherlands
June 17-18, 2015


Springboard Consulting, LLC is pleased to welcome you to the Third Annual Disability Matters European Conference & Awards. This most important corporate event will host a welcome reception and a full-day of content, plus the highly celebrated awards dinner.

As in prior years, our conference will feature outstanding content as delivered by leading disability experts from corporations, academia, non-governmental organizations and governments from across the European Region.  There will be amazing, inspirational stories as shared by our keynote presenters. A highlight of every year’s event is the sharing of our honorees award-winning practices related to the successful mainstreaming of people who either have a disability or have a child or other dependent with special needs in the workforce, workplace and marketplace.

As in prior years, honoree categories include:

Workforce -  This award is in consideration of a company's programs/initiatives that touch on recruiting, training, reasonable accommodations and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Workplace -  This award is in consideration of a company's programs/initiatives that touch on Disability Employee Resource Groups, Mentor Programs, Etiquette & Awareness Initiatives, the delivery/dissemination of educational Information and resources and company-wide celebratory events.

Marketplace -  This award is in consideration of a company's programs/initiatives that focus on the marketing of products and/or services (mainstream and targeted) to the disability community.

Please join us and our Host Sponsor,  Shell Global as we Celebrate, Educate, Inspire and Network.

We look forward to your participation in the 2015 Disability Matters European Conference & Awards and are confident it will help you see that disability-focused initiatives -- whether in the workplace, workforce, or marketplace -- are not just a strategic advantage, but a business imperative.