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Planning for an Equitable Future:
Economy, Justice and Education

Our annual business conference.



June 14 – 17, 2021

This event will take place during 90 minute sessions

each day for 4 days from June 14-17, 2021

Virtual Event on ZOOM

Game Changers Business Conference

Planning for an Equitable Future:

Economy, Justice and Education

Check back soon for more 2021 conference details!

*2021 Sponsorship Opportunities Available Now
Reach out to Karen Pelletier for options.

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE   |   The Chamber’s annual conference and expo brings together members of the Central Mass business community to learn about and discuss local innovations, business opportunities, hear keynote speakers, and network with other professionals.

The event is also an opportunity to congratulate recipients of the 2020 Game Changer awards. These members of the community have been a catalyst for change and are recognized for their work at this event.

This year, the conference explores how our business community can work towards a more diverse workforce, provide opportunity for people of color and other diverse groups.

DAY 1 | Monday, June 14, 2021
10 am – 11:30 am

Awards Ceremony, Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker

Michael Curry, JD, President & CEO, Mass League of Community Health Centers

Opening Keynote Sponsor

Game Changer Awards Presentation

Sponsored by

HONOREES

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DAY 2 | Tuesday, June 15, 2021
10 am – 11:30 am

Panel Discussion

PANEL: Worcester’s Equity Agenda

Moderator:

Stacey Luster, general counsel and assistant to the president for employment and equal opportunity, WSU

Panelists:

  • Matilde Castiel MD, Commissioner of Health and Human Services, City of Worcester
  • Ryan Flynn,Director, Affiliate Network Growth & Strategy, Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education
  • Fred Taylor, president NAACP Worcester, Chair Construction Diversity Monitoring Committee Worcester
  • Stephanie Williams, Chief Diversity Officer, City of Worcester

Session Sponsor

DAY 3 | Wednesday, June 16, 2021
10 am – 11:30 am

Panel Discussion

PANEL: The Role of Employers in an Equitable Recovery

Moderator:

Bonnie Walker,Director of Equity and Inclusion, Worcester Academy

Panelists:

  • Katie Crockett, President, LPAA
  • Beyazmin Jimenez, Pacesetters, Director of Economic Opportunity, Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
  • Derrick Kiser, founder, Fresh Start 508
  • Angela Dixon, Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer, Berkshire Bank

Session Sponsors

 

 

DAY 4 | Thursday, June 17
10 am – 11:30 am

Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker

Judge Serge Georges, Jr., SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT, & Closing Remarks

Session Sponsor

Available

Corporate Sponsors

Polling Sponsor

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*You will be redirected to the Chamber of Commerce website where you will be able to register and pay for your ticket. If you are not a Chamber member, click “Not a Member” on the following screen to continue registration.