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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
Marriott
Marsh & McLennan
Northrop Grumman
TD Bank

The Advocate
Wells Fargo
 
CHAMPION
Aetna
Bank of America
BP
Chevrolet
Clorox
DuPont
Goldman Sachs
JCPenney
JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Johnson & Johnson

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

Southwest Airlines

The Walt Disney Company
Thomson Reuters


ADVOCATE
Abbott Laboratories

Accenture

ADP
Allstate
Andavo

Aramark

AT&T

Avanade

BAE Systems

Best Buy
BlackRock
Boehringer Ingelheim

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

McDonald's

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

Sodexo
State Farm
Texas Instruments
The Hartford
The Nielsen Company

Towers Watson

Travelers
T. Rowe Price 

UBS

UnitedHealth Group
United Technologies
Volkswagen
Whirlpool

Witeck Communications   

    

PUBLIC SECTOR FRIENDS
Central Intelligence Agency
FDIC
NASA
NSA

USDA

 

COMMUNITY FRIEND

HRC

OutServe

PFLAG National
NGLCC 

NGLTF

 

SMALL BUSINESS

Essi Systems
KMA Diversity 

OutNow

 

 

 

Don't Miss Out! 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 
Oct 29 - Nov 1. 

Registration and housing 

View the 2012 Registration Rates. 

View the 2012 Out & Equal Workplace Summit schedule.   

Beth Brooke from Ernst & Young Confirmed as  Keynote Speaker on Wednesday   
Beth Brooke
Beth Brooke

We are happy to announce that Beth Brooke will be joining us Wednesday, October 31, at the Workplace Summit. Beth Brooke is Global Vice Chair - Public Policy at Ernst & Young and is a member of the firm's Global Executive Board. She has been named five times to the list of Forbes "World's 100 Most Powerful Women." She also served in the Clinton Administration. A member of the U.S. delegation to the 53rd and 54th United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, Beth also serves on the International Council on Women's Business Leadership led by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

 

 

Tiffany Dufu
Tiffany Dufu

In conversation with Beth Brooke will be Tiffany Dufu. As President of The White House Project, Tiffany is moving forward as a positive force, igniting the leadership of women in both business and politics. In June 2012, Tiffany Dufu was selected as a member of Fast Company's League of Extraordinary Women, amongst luminaries such as Oprah Winfrey and Hillary Clinton. 

 

Click here to register for the 2012 Workplace Summit.

Pirates, Rockstars and Ranchers: A Halloween Night Out!

 

Power Plant Baltimore
Power Plant Live
Every advocate needs a night off to party and celebrate. Join your Summit cohorts on the Wednesday night of Summit, Halloween, to dine and play at Baltimore's premier night spot, Power Plant Live -- three interconnecting venues for the official party of the Summit -- just for you! We encourage you to identify as a Pirate, Rockstar or Rancher. Dress up and paint the town red, yellow, orange, green, blue and violet. Whether you choose an eye-patch, shades, a Stetson, or something more elaborate, the Night Out is your chance to bring your whole self to the party!
Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities

Show your support for workplace equality! Sponsorships for the 2012 Workplace Summit in Baltimore are still available at all levels. Join well over 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.

  

Workshops Schedule 

Workshops have been posted online! Click here to see workshops, by session.  

And, click here and here to read about the workshops that are new to the Workplace Summit in 2012.
 

  

Outie Awards Outie Award Finalists! 

Click here to read the entire press release, and to see the finalists for the Trailblazer Award, Champion Award, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Employee Resource Group of the Year Award, and the Workplace Excellence Award!

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.


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.