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Published on September 27, 2019 and last updated on June 17, 2021

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Event Day, June 30

9:00am-10:00am: Click to view General Session

Hosted by Tony Waller, Vice President Constituent Relations and Racial Equity - Walmart U.S.
Doug McMillon, President and CEO - Walmart Inc.
John Furner, President and CEO - Walmart U.S.
Scott McCall, EVP and Chief Merchandising Officer - Walmart U.S.
Megan Crozier, Executive Vice President Merchandising - Sam's Club
Laura Phillips, Senior Vice President Global Sourcing - Walmart International
Matthew Duhon, Vice President Merchandising, Ladies - Walmart

10:15am-5:00pm: Open Call Product Meetings with Merchants
Virtual One on One Merchant Meetings Held Online

10:30am-12:45pm: Supplier Academies – Live Q&A

10:30am – 11:15am: Financing
Learn more about internal and external supplier financing resources. Walmart and the Small Business Administration will talk through multiple resources from access to capital to entrepreneurial education.

Brandy Newhof, Senior Director Global Treasury
Victor Parker, Deputy Associate Administrator Small Business Administration

11:15am – 12:00pm: Supplier Inclusion Resources
Learn about new financing options specifically supporting the needs of diverse and minority-owned suppliers. Qualified suppliers can get payments faster and on-demand supporting supplier’s financing needs.

Pamela Prince-Eason, President & CEO
Henry Childs II, Chairman & CEO of NMSDC Business Consortium Fund
Pauline Gebon, Vice President Corporate Relations - NMSDC
Brandy Newhof, Senior Director Global Treasury

12:00pm – 12:45pm: Walmart Marketplace
Learn how to partner with Walmart and selling on Walmart.com to expand your reach to millions of customers. Walmart Marketplace is designed to easily integrate your catalog, manage orders, arrange shipments, and provide customer care.

Sheetal Patel, Category Manager Global eCommerce Walmart


Supplier Academies – Live streaming and open to public

Get to Know Walmart Inc.
You will learn more about Walmart’s forward-looking strategies and how they impact small businesses. From building and maintaining a sustainable business, to learning more about potential customer base, solutions, and opportunities selling internationally.

U.S. Manufacturing – Scott Gutche, Senior Director U.S. Manufacturing and Sourcing - Walmart U.S.
Sustainability – Jane Ewing, Senior Vice President Sustainability – Walmart
Supply Chain – Chris Goodenough, Vice President Supply Chain - Walmart U.S.
Dawn Knappenberger, Director Supply Chain Optimization
International – JP Suarez, Chief Administration Officer - Walmart International
Private Brands – Scott Morris, Senior Vice President - Food, Consumables Private Brands, Manufacturing
Sam’s Club – Megan Crozier, Executive Vice President Merchandising - Sam's Club

Value Based Marketing
Learn about purpose driven marketing. This academy is designed to provide inspiration and tools from a different perspective in an eCommerce world.

William White, Chief Marketing Officer - Walmart U.S

Supplier Inclusion Journey
You will hear from Walmart leadership on updates moving towards advancing supplier diversity and racial equity. You will also hear an inspirational story from a current diverse supplier, Cidrines and partnering with Walmart.

Scott McCall, EVP and Chief Merchandising Officer - Walmart U.S.
Megan Crozier, Executive Vice President Merchandising - Sam's Club
Michael Byron, Senior Director Supplier Diversity - Walmart U.S.
Christine Sepulveda, Vice President of sales for the U.S. market

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