|The State of Florida’s Office of Supplier Diversity announces a free two-day event in Tallahassee to assist small business owners in better understanding and securing state government procurement opportunities. The Supplier Diversity Exchange, will provide an opportunity for small business owners to network and learn directly from state and local government agencies on how to actively participate in procurement opportunities.
October 4, 2016 – 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM – FSU Turnbull Conference Center, 555 W. Pensacola St., Tallahassee, FL 32306
October 5, 2016 – Business Exchange – 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Department of Children and Families, Building 4, 1317 Winewood Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32399
The Supplier Diversity Exchange will include training, workshops and presentations by professionals from MyFloridaMarketPlace, the Small Business Administration, Florida Small Business Development Center Network and representatives from state, local and regional government entities. An opportunity is provided during the event’s Business Exchange for small business owners to market their goods and services directly with state and local buyers during one-on-one interviews.
The Office of Supplier Diversity is excited to unite the Supplier Diversity Exchange with Big Bend’s Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week. Visit www.BigBendMEDWeek.org to learn more about the week’s events.
The Office of Supplier Diversity certifies and assists Florida-based woman, veteran and minority small business owners in better understanding and securing state government procurement opportunities. For more information about the Office of Supplier Diversity, visit www.dms.myflorida.com/osd.