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Summit Salon Business Center values Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) and is committed to fostering an empowering environment for individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEI-B) are fundamental values at Summit Salon Business Center. We are dedicated to cultivating an environment where individuals from diverse socio-demographic backgrounds are not only welcomed but empowered to thrive within our organization. Our commitment extends beyond internal practices to include the delivery of services and interactions with the public, ensuring that we consider the unique needs and desired outcomes of all stakeholders.

To uphold these principles, Summit Salon has established a DEI-B Committee. This committee is integral to the modernization of our overall DEI-B strategy, fostering a unified approach to implementation and accountability across all facets of our organization. We believe that by embracing diversity, promoting equity, fostering inclusion, and prioritizing accessibility and belonging, we not only strengthen our workplace but also enrich the experiences of those we serve.

What is DEIB?

  • Diversity: Multiple identities are represented
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  • Equity: The fair treatment of all people to ensure full participation and advancement
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  • Inclusion: Thoughts, ideas, and perspectives of all individuals matter
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  • Belonging: Engages full potential of the individual, where innovation thrives, and views, beliefs, and values are integrated.



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At Summit Salon Business Center, we believe that true success comes from fostering a collaborative and inclusive community. Here's how we connect with and empower our members, partners, and clients:


  • We host a variety of workshops, conferences, and networking events designed to connect professionals from diverse backgrounds.
  • These events provide opportunities for knowledge sharing, collaboration, and building lasting relationships.
  • We actively encourage participation from underrepresented voices within the salon industry.

Brand Partnerships

  • We strategically partner with brands that share our commitment to DEI&B.
  • Through these partnerships, we offer exclusive resources and educational opportunities to our members.
  • We leverage these collaborations to amplify diverse voices and promote inclusive practices within the industry.

Client Resources

  • We provide a comprehensive library of resources specifically tailored to the needs of diverse clientele.
  • These resources may include information on cultural sensitivity, marketing to diverse audiences, and creating a welcoming salon environment.
  • We strive to offer resources in multiple languages whenever possible to ensure inclusivity.

This community-centric approach allows us to learn from each other, share knowledge, and grow together. By fostering a culture of collaboration and inclusivity, we empower all members of the Summit Salon Business Center community to thrive and achieve their goals.

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At Summit Salon Business Center, our commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEI-B) extends far beyond words. We take concrete actions to cultivate a welcoming and empowering environment for everyone. Here's how we translate our commitment into tangible results:

Diverse/Inclusive Hiring

  • We actively seek out and attract qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds through targeted outreach and inclusive job postings.
  • We utilize diverse interview panels to ensure a variety of perspectives are considered in the hiring process.
  • We create a fair and unbiased recruitment process that focuses on skills and qualifications.

DEI Training | SSBC Staff

  • We invest in ongoing DEI training for all staff members, from leadership to front-line personnel.
  • Our training programs address topics like unconscious bias, cultural competency, and inclusive communication.
  • We empower staff to recognize and address potential biases in their daily interactions.

Inclusive Deliverables

  • We ensure our services and resources cater to the diverse needs of our clients and partners.
  • We offer inclusive marketing materials that reflect the richness of our community.
  • We strive to create a welcoming and accessible environment at all our events and programs.

Our commitment to DEI&B is a continuous journey. By implementing these actions and fostering a culture of open communication, we aim to build a thriving community where everyone feels valued, supported, and empowered to achieve their full potential.

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At Summit Salon Business Center, fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment is more than just a statement – it's the foundation of our success. Effective communication is key to achieving this goal. Here, we explore how we strategically approach communication through social media, branding, and thoughtful language.

Social Media Strategy

Our social media platforms are vibrant spaces that celebrate the richness of our community. We:

  • Showcase the diversity of our staff, clients, and partners through content and visuals.
  • Amplify diverse voices by featuring guest posts and collaborations.
  • Host inclusive conversations on relevant topics through polls, Q&A sessions, and live streams.
  • Promote events and initiatives that celebrate diversity and inclusion.

Branding with Integrity

Our brand messaging reflects our commitment to DEI&B. We ensure our visuals:

  • Represent the diverse clientele we serve.
  • Utilize inclusive language that avoids stereotypes and biases.
  • Convey a welcoming and open atmosphere for all.

Intelligent Verbiage

The words we choose matter. We strive to use language that is:

  • Gender-neutral when appropriate.
  • Inclusive of all abilities and backgrounds.
  • Respectful of diverse cultures and identities.
  • Clear and concise for easy understanding.

By prioritizing these communication strategies, we aim to build a space where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered to be their authentic selves. This, in turn, fosters a thriving and successful community within Summit Salon Business Center.

The Path Forward

At Summit Salon Business Center, diversity, inclusion, and belonging are at the heart of everything we do. In 2024, we remain steadfast in our commitment to:

  • Equity and Fairness: We ensure our systems and processes are fair and equitable for everyone.
  • Empowering Culture: We cultivate a welcoming environment anchored in empathy, inclusion, and respect.
  • Celebrating Diversity: We value and celebrate the unique experiences of our employees, clients, and partners.

Together, we create a thriving community where everyone feels valued and empowered to succeed.