Rogers-Lowell Chamber continues ‘Spotlight Series’ with June 21 program focused on DEI

The Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce will host an event on Tuesday, June 21 at the Supply Chain Hall of Fame inside the Northgate office building on West JB Hunt Drive in Rogers.

The discussion is part of the chamber’s Spotlight series, a quarterly gathering with a different theme for each event. It aims to bring community leaders together to spark innovation, inspire ideas, and align the community around common goals.

Tuesday’s program is from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. It will focus on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace and effective ways to leverage DEI as a method of workforce development, retention and recruitment. work.

“Gen Z and Millennials are quickly becoming the largest workforce segments in America and these generations are prioritizing companies that have DEI as their core values ​​when looking for jobs and careers,” said Ross Phillips, the chamber’s senior vice president for community development. “We are working to stay one step ahead and educate the business community about its importance.”

Program participants include Whitney Yoder, Public Affairs Manager for Cox Communications in Springdale and Marketplace Manager for Cox’s Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Council. She will be joined by her colleagues from Cox, Reggie Ellis and Kait Foster.

Registration is mandatory. Tickets are available for $15 and can be bought on this link.

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