Past Events

The Supplier Network offers a variety of meaningful events!  We offer monthly networking Power Hours in addition to webinars, tours and professional growth opportunities!  These are some of our past events that have proven to be a great benefit to our members.  
If you are a member, and are looking for an event recap or a webinar presentation, please visit The Events tab for additional resources.

Click on the title of the event for additional information.
B2BDiversity / Diversity Spend Reporting – ConnXus Portal TrainingOctober, 2020Subject Matter Experts that track minority spend and maintain business certificates
Department Spotlight 1: Introduction to McDonald's New Product Supply Chain TeamOctober, 2020General Audience
Executive Meet and Greet Featuring Bob StewartSeptember, 2020General Audience
Gartner Presents 2020 Supply Chain Lessons from LeadersAugust, 2020All interested in strategy, resilience and agility
Workshop: Refocus During Recovery - Shifting from Urgent to ImportantJuly, 2020General Audience
Department Spotlight: Chef Chad Schafer and the Culinary Leadership TeamJuly, 2020General Audience
Webinar: Armada Managed Freight and the "New Next"June, 2020Business leads, warehousing and logistics and customer support roles
Webinar: Ready for the AwakeningJune, 2020General Audience with emphasis on Business Insights, Marketing and Innovation stakeholders
Webinar:  The New Normal:Taking Care of Our People as we Move Into RecoveryMay, 2020All department leaders managing people
Webinar: The Art of Leading Remote TalentMay, 2020MBU leads, HR and all personnel managing remote teams
Webinar: Top Tips for Virtual NegotiationApril, 2020All Supplier Network members
Webinar: COVID-19 Employee Health and Wellness Roundtable April,
All Supplier Network members
Webinar: What You Need to Know about Efficient Digital Supply Chain (EDSC)February, 2020Business Leads
Executive Meet and Greet Featuring Michelle BorninkhofFebruary, 2020All Supplier Network members
McDelivery: Current and Future Landscapes webinarJanuary, 2020All Suppliers
Movie Matinee with Kelly and PamJanuary, 2020Business Leads
Webinar: McDonald's Headquarters RestaurantDecember, 2019All Supplier Network members - general audience
Webinar: GSET - Gold Standard Execution TeamNovember, 2019Business Leads
Supplier Summit ReceptionOctober, 2019All Supplier Network members
Executive Meet and Greet Featuring Warren AndersonSeptember, 2019All Supplier Network members
Webinar: Food CharterAugust, 2019Business Leads, R&D and Quality
Webinar: Behind the Scenes - HAVI packaging servicesAugust, 2019All Suppliers, Business Leads, R&D
Webinar: How does McDonald's Use Volunteerism to Support Scale for Good and the Velocity Growth Strategy?June, 2019Business Leads, Human Resources, General Audience
Webinar: McDonald's Processes for Bringing Consumer Loved Offerings to the MenuMay, 2019R&D/Culinary and Sales Leads
Speed McNetworkingMay, 2019All Supplier Network Members
Webinar: Changing the Conversation at McDonald'sApril, 2019Business Leads for the suppliers and field service
Webinar: The Evolution of the Better BurgerApril, 2019Business Leads, Marketing, Field Support, Culinary / R&D
Webinar: Social Media from the Experts: Instagram 101March, 2019All Supplier Network members - general audience
Webinar: Economic Impact and Second Tier Diversity ReportingMarch, 2019Business Leads and Supply Chain Reporting Personnel
Executive Meet and Greet Featuring Marion Gross and the SACMarch, 2019All Supplier Network members
Innovation Summit at Parts TownFebruary, 2019All Supplier Network members
Webinar: SIM 101: Navigating Supplier & Item Forms and ProcessesJanuary, 2019Business Leads and New Product Support Functions
Webinar: McDonald's Value Platform StrategyDecember, 2018Business Leads, Marketing and Insights
Webinar: The Evolution of Fresh BeefOctober, 2018McDonald's Business Leads and General audience
Webinar: Introducing McClement Management TeamOctober, 2018McDonald's Business Leads and Teams (Quality Assurance)
Trifecta: MHQ Building Tour, Executive Meet and Greet Featuring Francesca DeBiase and Power HourSeptember, 2018All Supplier Network members
Webinar: Nabit - Understanding the Art of Deployment in Today's McDonald'sAugust, 2018MBU Leads, Field Teams
APPetite for Digital WebinarJuly, 2018All Supplier Network members
Tour of Chicago's West LoopJune, 2018All Supplier Network members
Executive Meet and Greet Featuring Tim AndersenJune, 2018All Supplier Network members
The Importance of Reputation WebinarMay, 2018All Supplier Network members
Networking Event at the McD Worldwide ConventionApril, 2018All Supplier Network members
Cost Savings WebinarMarch, 2018Business Leads, Operations and Finance
Discovery Insights Workshop: Exploring InsightsMarch, 2018Business Leads
Webinar: Economic Impact ReportingFebruary, 2018Procurement, Supply Chain, Sustainability, Business Leads
Webinar: Supplier Workplace AccountabilityJanuary, 2018Business Leads, Human Resources
Executive Meet and Greet with Morgan FlatleyDecember, 2017All Supplier Network members
Spend the Day with FFAOctober, 2017All Suppliers and some special guests from McDonald's
Webinar: Havi Presents: McDonald's Traceability and On-Boarding ProcessOctober, 2017Business Leads, IT/Technical Leads, and Operations / Supply Chain for Logistics and Warehousing
Webinar: How Product Development Begins at McDonald's USASeptember,
All Suppliers –with emphasis on Marketing, Insights and Product Development
Supplier Summit ReceptionAugust, 2017All Supplier Network members and potential members
Meet and Greet Linda VanGosenAugust, 2017All Supplier Network members
Webinar: Stage Gate - Managing the McDonald's the Menu PipelineAugust, 2017All Suppliers to McDonald's
McDonald's Innovation Center and Armada Supply Chain Hub CenterJuly, 2017Business Leads, Culinary, Customer Service, Operations Support, Product Development
Havi Presents: Promotions Management and Program Process OverviewJune, 2017Business Leads, Customer Service, Marketing, Product Development, Supply Chain/ Supply Planners
Chicago's West Loop/ Fulton Market Tour: Factories, Galleries & CaloriesJune, 2017Business Leads and MBU Team Members
Tour of Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences (CHSAS)May, 2017Agricultural Operations, Business Leads, Human Resources, Plants, Product Development, Plants, Quality Assurance, Sustainability, Talent Management Leads
Professional Head Shot SessionApril, 2017All - McDonald's Business Team Members
Webinar: Havi Presents: WRIN, WSI and Corrugate TrainingMarch, 2017Business Leads, Customer Service, Product and Project Management, Product Development
Mintel Presents: Six Food and Beverage Trends that will Impact 2017March, 2017Business Leads, Culinary, Marketing, Product Development
Webinar: Supplier Network has Cracked the CodeFebruary, 2017Business Insights, Business Leads, Marketing, Product Development
Communicating Credibility Workshop with Jeff HornsteinFebruary, 2017All - MBU members and support teams desiring to communicate credibility and hone presentation skills
Behind the Scenes: Making the Most of the NEW McDonald's App and Kiosks WebinarNovember, 2016Business Leads, Field, Marketing and SOS
Webinar: How Millennials Have Disrupted the Food IndustryNovember, 2016All - MBU
Category Savings WebinarSeptember, 2016Business Leads, Finance
NPD Crest Webinar : Industry TrendsAugust, 2016Business Leads, Culinary, Marketing, Product Development
McDonald's Digital Marketing Offices TourJuly, 2016Business Leads, Consumer Insights, Marketing
Webinar:  Behind the Scenes with Erin Kast:  Understanding the Customer ExperienceJune, 2016Business Leads, Customer Service, Product Development, Quality Assurance
McDonald's Innovation Center and Hub Tour : A Peek into McDonald's FutureMay, 2016Business Leads, Culinary, Customer Service, Operations Support, Product Development
Insights Discovery Conference with Betsy BlanchardMay, 2016All - McDonald's Business Unit Members
Worldwide Convention Networking Power Hour Kick OffApril, 2016All - McDonald's Business Unit Members
Communicating Credibility with Jeff HornsteinJanuary, 2016All - MBU members and support teams desiring to communicate credibility and hone presentation skills
More Than MillennialsNovember, 2015All - McDonald's Business Unit Members
Supplier Network Kick Off MeetingSeptember, 2015All - McDonald's Business Unit Members
  *Photos and more information on these events can be found on the Events tab.