Supplier Diversity Expo

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The Supplier Diversity Expo is hosted by the Office for Business and Community Economic Development and provides excellent networking opportunity for contractors and business owners to identify new suppliers, discuss business opportunities and form joint ventures to maximize inclusion on University construction projects.  This Expo/Matchmaker provides a direct link between the University and general contractors, sub-contractors, professional service providers, small business owners and businesses owned by women, minorities and disabled persons.

The Expo gives businesses an opportunity to network business to business.  For those business who chose to have a booth on the expo floor, there is an opportunity to demonstrate the goods and services their company can provide as a subcontracting partner.  .

Expo Information
  • Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018
  • Time: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: Saint Paul RiverCentre, 175 West Kellogg Blvd., Saint Paul, MN 55102
  • Fees:
    • Platinum Sponsor - $5,050: 8' x 10' booth, Continental Breakfast, 10 tickets to awards luncheon, 8 x 10 booth space, Continental Breakfast, Awards Incentive & Recognition Luncheon Table (seats 10) and 4 parking permits.
    • Gold Sponsor - $2,525: 8 x 10 booth space, Continental Breakfast, five (5) tickets to the Awards Incentive & Recognition Luncheon.
    • Silver Sponsor - $1,010: 8 x 10 booth space, Continental Breakfast, three (3) tickets to the Awards Incentive & Recognition Luncheon.
    • Maroon Sponsor - $505: 8 x 10 booth space, Continental Breakfast, two (2) tickets to the Awards Incentive & Recognition Luncheon.
    • Government, Nonprofits, Edicational Institutions Sponsor - $305: 8 x 10 booth space, Continental Breakfast, one (1) ticket for the Awards Incentive & Recognition Luncheon.
    • Gopher Sponsor - $305 (Certified WMDBE's/SBE's Only): 8 x 10 booth space, Continental Breakfast, one (1) ticket for the Awards Incentive & Recognition Luncheon.
    • Full Registration - $100: Continental Breakfast, one (1) ticket to the Awards Incentive & Recognition Luncheon.
    • General Registration - Free: Includes access to exhibit area only.
    • Staff Registration - N/C :  For U of MN Staff Only = Full Registration
    • Additional Awards Incentive & Recognition Luncheon Ticket: $75
    • Additional Awards Incentive & Recognition Luncheon Table: $500
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  • Online Registration: Register Now
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Please contact Sharon Banks via e-mail or by phone at 612-626-8043.

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