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Diverse Supplier Registration
Your registration with the Council for Supplier Diversity provides you with valuable resources to help your business grow. The Council offers you an excellent opportunity to connect with corporate buyers and decision makers who are interested in working with qualified diverse suppliers. We offer many formal and informal opportunities for you to meet with corporate buyers, respond to sourcing requests, learn about potential new business and expand your professional network. Read more...

Diverse Business Development Center
The Diverse Business Development Center will provide valuable support and critical resources to help DBEs optimize the opportunities to continue building and expanding their business. Our goal is to use the collective resources of our diverse suppliers to create synergy in the diverse business community. To do this, we need a base, a center for excellence, a place where the exchange of ideas, knowledge and support is the essential ingredient – a Center for success. The Center’s objective is to expand business opportunity for diverse entrepreneurs. Building, growing and maintaining a successful business is filled with uncertainties and substantial challenges. Having the vision and know-how to drive a business forward is critical to success. The Center provides three key benefits: DBE Office Services, A Place for Collaboration and Professional Training and Development. Read more…

The Capabilities Review Forum
The DBE Capability Review Forums provide certified DBEs the opportunity to showcase their company while educating the Council on the company’s business products and services, and it’s goals as it relates to potential corporate business. This Forum will also allow council management to provide valuable feedback to help you successfully capitalize on corporate purchasing opportunities. The three-hour capabilities review session will be attended by three non-competing DBEs. Each company will have 30-40 minutes to present their company as it would to a major corporation. Read more...

Category Sourcing Exchanges
These sessions connect sourcing professionals from Council member corporations to DBEs based on product/service categories. This gives both the DBE and the member organization a more targeted approach to identifying mutually beneficial supplier relationships. Category Sourcing Exchanges provide the opportunity for buyers from specific product/service categories to engage with suppliers who offer services specifically within those categories. This program allows for a highly focused and productive connection between supply-chain decision-makers and DBE suppliers. These meetings will be scheduled on a monthly basis. Read more…

Supplier Capacity Building Tools & Services
We are excited to announce that we have had some major break throughs in advancing our service offerings. Our major new initiative for valued suppliers are a wide-range of capacity building resources to support the growth of diverse suppliers. These services include comprehensive resources for improving your business operations.

Certifications Services
In addition to the CSD DBE Verification Service, we offer certification consulting services and can assist you with the completion and submission of many certification applications. Read more…

DBE to DBE Sourcing Requests
A valuable strategies for building economic value in the diverse business community is DBE to DBE spend. This is particularly important as a way to help build the capacity of emerging small businesses. Part of the Council’s objective in the Economic Empowerment Zones is grow local businesses as a job creation strategy. Working together as a community, growing diverse businesses can mobilize increased resources. These resources can be used to provide buying power, education, job opportunities and greater philanthropy. In doing so, you unleash a powerful synergistic result to raise people in economically underserved communities out of poverty.

You can help buy looking for opportunities to purchase products and services from other DBEs. When you need something, please submit this DBE Sourcing Request Form to the Council. We will send you profiles of diverse businesses that provide the services you’re looking for. We start with those companies right in your community and then look in the region. We will track the successes and report results periodically.

Website & Email:
 info@supplierdiversitysd.org
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California Office:
10679 Westview Parkway, 
San Diego, CA 92126                   Office: (858) 537-2281   Fax: (858) 537-2286

Nevada Office:
10161 Park Run, Suite 150, Las Vegas, NV 89145                   Office: (702) 835-6849   Fax: (702) 446-9925

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