Messer Construction, Balfour Beatty Construction and JE Dunn Construction will make up the General Contractors panel at the Hispanic Contractors Association of the Carolinas (HCAC) conference on July 21. The panel will be moderated by Shelton Russell, owner of Evolution Supportive Services, LLC and publisher of American DBE Magazine.
Meanwhile Wells Fargo, Duke Energy, Food Lion, Time Warner and Novant Health will form the Champions of Diversity panel, moderated by HCAC executive director Julian Arcila
During the Contractors Panel, general contractors and HCAC minority subcontractors who have recently conducted business together will share their experiences. Conference attendees will hear first-hand how they formed partnerships and the successful outcomes that followed.
“We, at HCAC are extremely proud of the advancements of our contractor members and of the progress they have made to work with some of the most well recognized regional and national general contractor,” Arcila said. “We want to share their journey to inspire conference attendees.”
Champions of Diversity Panel Supplier Diversity Managers includes leaders from top organizations who will share their experiences with minority vendors. They will discuss their specific programs and how contractors can benefit by partnering with them. This conference is expected to be one of the greatest resources for minority contractors to network and develop business relationships and to empower them to climb the ladder of success.
The HCAC Construction Conference at the Omni Hotel in Charlotte runs from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm, and there will also be a networking reception the night before, which will provide the opportunity for attendees to mingle and prepare for a productive day at the conference.