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Monday, February 22, 2016

2016 Resources from DIR

Looking for help navigating the supplier diversity industry? DIR's resources can help!

The Business of Supplier Diversity: A Handbook of Essential Contacts and Information for Navigating the Industry ($135.00) combines who-to-call with where-to-look and provides a road map to the supplier diversity industry. Diverse-owned suppliers and supplier diversity professionals use the helpful listings for reference, marketing and planning purposes. It offers a detailed contact list of over 900 supplier diversity and procurement contacts at major corporations, government agencies, large non-profit organizations, and educational institutions and supplier diversity industry information regarding certification, legislation and additional resources essential to small- and diverse-owned businesses. This book is available in a hot-linked PDF download, too. The industry contacts only can be purchased as DIR's "Purchasing People in Major Corporations Online". 

The 2016 National Minority and Women-Owned Business Directory ($175.00) is the go-to guide for finding certified MBE/WBEs in the USA. This unique resource, published annually, lists over 7,500 nationally certified Minority and Women-Owned Businesses. Data is organized by Category and State; helpful keyword index included. Identifies: Company Name, Address, Contact, Capabilities, Website, Email, Ownership Type, Certifications, Revenues, Number of Employees, and more.

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