Get Set! AMP '23

From Ideas to Action.
Get Your Business Ready for Growth!

February 22-24, CVMSDC will once again merge two of its signature events: Annual Meeting and ProForum. Our theme is Get Set! Strategies for Increasing Your Business Success in 2023.

$99, Certified MBE // $249, Corporate Members


Join CVMSDC for AMP23!

Featured Speakers

Marc Bland - Keynote Speaker

Marc Bland

Chief Diversity Officer
S&P Global – Mobility

Wendell Brown - Wells Fargo & Company

Wendell Brown

Supplier Diversity Program Manager
Wells Fargo

Thiané D. Carter

Thiané D. Carter

Director of Small Business Programs
RDU International Airport (Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority)

Monique Douglas - AMP 23

Monique Douglas

Executive Director
Brooklyn Collective Charlotte

Ron Harvey - AMP '23 Speaker

Ronald L. Harvey, MBA

Certified Leadership Coach
Global Core Strategies and Consulting

Dominique Simpson Milton - CVMSDC

Dominique Milton

Chief Engagement Officer

CVMSDC - Dallas Simmons

Dallas Simmons

Supplier Diversity Program Manager
Dominion Energy

Dr. Ashlye V. Wilkerson

Dr. Ashlye V. Wilkerson

Leadership Expert-Speaker-Motivator

Event Agenda

Day 1 – Wed., February 22nd

CVMSDC - AMP23 - Board Meeting

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Board Meeting

6:00 – 8:00 PM

Board Dinner

6:00 – 8:00 PM

Attendee Dinner – On Your Own

Day 2 – Thurs., February 23rd

CVMSDC - AMP23 - Day 2

8:00-10:00 AM


8:30-10:00 AM

Corporate Only Session: Building Your Supplier Diversity Programs

10:15-11:00 AM

Open Session: Getting Set – A Leadership Mindset

Dr. Ashlye V. Wilkerson

11:15 AM -12:30 PM

State of the Council

Dominique Milton, Dallas Simmons & RING Chairs
Author, Educator, Entrepreneur, Speaker, Leader

12:45 – 2:00 PM

Luncheon – Navigating the Storm: State of the Economy in 2023

Marc Bland
Chief Diversity Officer, S&P Global – Mobility

2:15 – 3:15 PM

What We Want in 2023 MBEs & Corporations

* Open Discussion *

3:15 – 4:00 PM

An Unclogged Mind

Monique Douglas

4:45 – 6:30 PM

Private Tour

Confidential Location
(You don’t want to miss it!)
Buses leave at 4:45p.
* If driving, parking is available in SC Aquarium garage for a fee.

6:30 – 8:30 PM

Networking Reception

@ The South Carolina Aquarium
100 Aquarium Wharf, Charleston, SC 29401

Day 3 – Fri., February 24th

CVMSDC - AMP23 - Gullah Tours

8:00 AM – Until

Open Golf: Charleston National Golf Club

1360 National Drive, Mount Pleasant, SC

A 40-Minute Drive from Charleston Marriott Hotel. *Please note this is open golf – not a tournament.

Reserved Tee Times start at 9:00 a.m. / Price $85 per golfer. / Limited to 16 Spaces.

Lunch – On Your Own 

Suggestion: Home Team BBQ
3563 N US -17, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

8:45 AM – 12:00 PM

Gullah History Tour

** Sign Up for the Tour via the AMP23 Registration Page
2.5 Hour Charleston and James & Johns Islands Black History, Gullah Geechee and Porgy & Bess Tour.

Departs Charleston Marriott Hotel at 8:45 a.m. and returns to the Hotel at 12:00 noon.
$35.00 per person donation.
(Limited to the first 55 responders)

Lunch – On Your Own. Downtown Charleston Suggestions:

Charleston Marriott Hotel Café
Rodney Scott’s BBQ 1011 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403 (** MBE **)
S.N.O.B. 192 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29401 (Reservations suggested)
Virginia’s On King 412 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403

AMP23 Lodging

Charleston Marriott, Charleston – Updated 2023 PricesCharleston Marriott
170 Lockwood Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29403

Group Code: CVMSDC

  • Guest Rooms: King, Queen(s) Rooms
  • Room Rate: $209.00 per room, per night, plus taxes
  • Cancellation Policy: 24 hours prior to check-in date
  • Group Reservation Deadline: Monday, February 13, 2023 at 11:00am

Complimentary Services

  • On-site parking
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi