Business Inclusion Supplier Expo

Supplier Expo

To foster relationships between diverse suppliers and the Michigan State University campus community, Purchasing is hosting a Business Inclusion Supplier Expo on April 18, 2018. Our goal is to connect MSU faculty and staff with minority-owned, woman-owned, veteran-owned, and other diverse and small businesses who offer the types of goods and services frequently purchased on campus.
  Expo Info

There is no registration for campus attendees.

View the list of supplier exhibitors

Who should attend

  • MSU faculty and staff that work with suppliers or make purchases
  • Pcardholders
  • Fiscal officers who are involved in procurement decisions

Why you should attend

  • Network with a variety of potential new suppliers
  • Learn about new products and services
  • Expand your supplier base
  • Develop relationships with suppliers who may provide the best value

Cost

The expo is free and no registration is required for campus attendees.

Who will be there

We have invited suppliers who offer a range of commodities, including:

Advertising Specialties
Moving Services
Agriculture Office Equipment
Audio/Video/Photo    
Office Supplies
Construction Personal Services Contracts
Consulting Services
Printed Apparel (non-athletic)
Energy Printing
Facilities Safety Equipment and Supplies
Food Scientific and Laboratory
Graphic Design Security
Maintenance, Repair, and Operations Technology Hardware, Software, Services
Medical Equipment and Supplies
Web Development and Design
Misc. Building Materials and Services

Several peer academic institutions, large MSU suppliers, and Michigan purchasing organizations have also been invited to interact with the diverse and small business exhibitors.

Why host a Business Inclusion Supplier Expo?

A strong, vibrant MSU is predicated on our ability to offer business opportunities to a broad and diverse set of suppliers. It is vital to a dynamic university, a more robust economic climate, and, ultimately, a more prosperous Michigan. In an ever-changing world that requires diverse solutions, it’s the smart thing to do.

Join us for this unprecedented opportunity to connect with small and diverse suppliers!

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Parking

Ramp 7 (south of 1855 Place) is available for employees with parking permits. Lot 63W at the Breslin Center has pay-by-plate parking.

Contact Purchasing

Have a question? Call (517) 355-0357 or email diversity@usd.msu.edu.