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The Seventh Annual U.S. Disability Matters Awards Banquet & Conference
Hosted by Florida Blue
April 15-17, 2013
Springboard Consulting, LLC is pleased to welcome you to the Seventh Annual U.S. Disability Matters Awards Banquet & Conference. Thanks to our Host, Florida Blue, we have expanded this most important corporate event to a welcome reception plus full two days of content, allowing for even more networking and sharing of information and best practices. And of course, the event will include the highly acclaimed awards banquet and dinner.
As in prior years, our conference will feature outstanding content as delivered by leading disability experts from corporate America, academia, national non-profits and the U.S. federal government. And of course, there will be amazing, inspirational stories as shared by our keynote presenters. A hi-light 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.
Disability Champion - recognizing a corporate executive, manager or associate whose advocacy, commitment and action in support of mainstreaming disability in their workforce, workplace and/or marketplace has greatly contributed to their organization’s success.
Employer of Choice - in consideration of companies that have taken their prior Disability Matters award-winning initiatives to a level providing complete synergy between mission and achievement.
Please join us and our Host Sponsor, Florida Blue as we Celebrate, Educate, Inspire and Network.
We look forward to your participation in the 2013 U.S. Disability Matters Awards Banquet & Conference and are confident it will help you to see that disability-focused initiatives -- whether in the workplace, workforce, or marketplace -- are not just a strategic advantage, but a business imperative.