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2012 Workplace Summit Sponsors  

 

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, download the 2012 Sponsor Benefits Catalog.  

 

 

PRESENTING
Hewlett-Packard
IBM
 
TITANIUM
Dell

Deloitte
Ernst & Young
Target

GOLD 
Citi
Genentech
Intuit
Marsh & McLennan
Northrop Grumman
The Advocate
Wells Fargo
 
CHAMPION
Aetna
Bank of America
BP
Chevrolet
Clorox
DuPont
Goldman Sachs
JCPenney
JP Morgan
Johnson & Johnson

Lexus/Lexus Financial Services
Lockheed Martin
Marriott
McKesson
Microsoft
Morgan Stanley
National Grid
Pfizer

Southwest Airlines

The Walt Disney Company
Thomson Reuters

Toyota

ADVOCATE
Abbott Laboratories

Accenture

ADP
Allstate
Andavo

Aramark

AT&T

Avanade

BAE Systems

Best Buy
BlackRock
Boeing
Booz Allen Hamilton

CBRE
CH2M Hill
Chevron
Chrysler
Chubb
Cisco

CNA
Darden
Deutsche Bank
Dow
Eli Lilly and Company

GlaxoSmithKline
HSBC
General Dynamics
Google
Hilton Worldwide
Intel
Kimberly-Clark
MassMutual
MasterCard
Mattel

Merck
MetLife
MillerCoors
New York Life
Oracle
PepsiCo
PNC
Publicis Groupe
Raytheon
Rockwell Collins
SC Johnson
Sears Holdings Corporation

Sodexo
State Farm
TD Bank
Texas Instruments
The Hartford
The Nielsen Company

Travelers

UBS
United Technologies
Volkswagen
Whirlpool
 

PUBLIC SECTOR FRIENDS
Central Intelligence Agency
FDIC
NASA
NSA

USDA

 

COMMUNITY FRIEND

HRC

PFLAG

 

SMALL BUSINESS

Essi Systems

OutNow

 

 

Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour and Zack Wahls
Featured Speakers at the 2012 Workplace Summit
Vernice Armour
Vernice Armour

We are excited to announce that Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour, America's first African American female combat pilot, will be speaking at the Women's Breakfast on Wednesday, October 31.

Zach Wahls
Zach Wahl

Zach Wahls
will also be joining us as a featured panelist. You may remember that Wahls addressed the Iowa House Judiciary Committee in support of gay marriage when he was only 19 years old. He shared his experience of being raised by two lesbian moms.You can view his testimony here.

Click here to register for the 2012 Workplace Summit.
Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities

Show your support for workplace equality! Sponsorships for the 2012 Workplace Summit in Baltimore are still available at all levels. Join more than 100 corporate, government, small business, and community friend partners who have already committed to supporting LGBT workplace equality as sponsors of Out & Equal's Workplace Summit.   

 

We have sponsor packages and items for purchase that will accommodate a budget of any size. Nearly 95 percent of our Summit sponsors return the following year. Please review our 2012 Sponsor Benefits Catalog for detailed information about sponsor levels, benefit opportunities and a Business Case for supporting the Summit and the work of Out & Equal.   

   

New for 2012 is a special sponsor level for small businesses. Contact Dave Bueché at dbueche@outandequal.org 

or (415) 694-6510.

  

Amer Airlines volunteers
American Airlines volunteers
Workplace Summit Volunteers


Out & Equal is accepting individual volunteer applications until September 15. Groups interested in volunteering should contact Dani Siragusa at dsiragusa@outandequal.org by August 31.

Click here for more information about volunteering at the 2012 Workplace Summit.

 

Workplace Summit Scholarships

Scholarships are now open for a discounted registration rate! Deadline to apply is September 15, 2012. Click here to read more and to submit your application.  

Outie Awards Outie Award Finalists!

The Out & Equal Workplace Awards - known as the "Outies" - recognize individuals and organizations who are leaders in advancing equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in workplaces across the world. 

The awards - given in four categories - will be presented at the 2012 Out & Equal Workplace Summit.


The Trailblazer Award recognizes an LGBT person who has made a significant contribution to advancing workplace equality by helping improve their own workplace or contributing to equality nationally. 
Nancy DiDia, Boehringer Ingelheim
Lance Freedman, Lockheed Martin
Brad Gorman, Whirplool
Jean-Marie Navetta, PFLAG

Click here to read the entire press release, and to see the finalists for the Champion Award, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Employee Resource Group of the Year Award, and the Workplace Excellence Award!
Register Now for the 2012 Workplace Summit in Baltimore!
     
The Out & Equal Workplace Summit is the world's largest gathering focused on LGBT workplace issues. The Workplace Summit will be at the Baltimore Convention Center from October 29 - November 1. 

Registration and housing 

View the 2012 Registration Rates. 

View the 2012 Out & Equal Workplace Summit schedule.   

 

Extended Hours Announced for Exhibition Hall

Exhibitors at the always popular 2012 Workplace Summit Exhibition Hall will be delighted to learn that the Hall will be open all three days of the Summit. The grand opening will be Tuesday, October 30, at noon and continue until 6 pm. Wednesday hours will be 9 am to 6 pm, and Thursday hours will be 9 am to 3:30 pm. Most sponsorships include booth space. If you are not a sponsor and would like to purchase a booth, please contact Dave Bueché at dbueche@outandequal.org or (415) 694-6510.


workshop New Workshops at the 2012 Summit

Every year at the Workplace Summit, approximately 120 workshops are presented over three days. This year, we look forward to a myriad of exciting new workshops.

Click here for a list of some of the workshops that are new to the Workplace Summit in 2012.
 
Take Advantage of this Special Rate to attend Latin America's Leading LGBT Conference Event 

LatinConference Out & Equal is the latest partner of LGBT Confex, which is hosting the 2nd International Expo & Business LGBT event.

Read the entire press release here.

We are pleased to announce a special rate to attend this event that takes place in Cancun, Mexico on September 6-9. You and your colleagues are invited to attend the conference with a 20% discount off regular rates. This is a saving of $55 per delegate!

(Rate includes delegate access including full conference program, business meetings system, access to networking events and Gala Dinner - all for just $220. Airfares and accommodation excluded.)

Join Out & Equal's Selisse Berry, presenting a Gala Dinner keynote, highlighting the latest LGBT2020 research data about workers in Mexico and across Latin America.

Visit MexicoExpoLGBT.com and be sure to apply the Promo code "OE2012" to claim 20% off your delegate rate.

Please share this information with colleagues. Many of the world's most important organisations and LGBT consulting experts will be attending. We hope to see you next month in Cancun!
 
Need More Information?   

 

Visit the 2012 Out & Equal Workplace Summit webpage for more information about registration, programming, and sponsorship. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact Associate Director of Events, Dani Siragusa, at dsiragusa@outandequal.org.