Every year, government and Fortune 500 buyers spend billions on goods and services with qualified suppliers. Yes, even Fortune 500 companies such as Starbucks, Macy’s, Home Depot, Whole Foods and Major League Baseball (MLB), any company that you can think of have a supplier diversity program.
As a business owner there is a mandate of 23-50% contract set asides for disadvantaged and underrepresented (small, minority, women, LGBT and Veteran-owned) businesses. Under the supplier diversity program there are several ways that you can partner with these companies and more. If you do not know exactly what these programs are and what it takes to partner with them you could be missing out on several types of opportunities, getting your place at the table and obtaining the opportunity to get your own piece of the cheese.
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