Supplier Diversity Development Series

NEW!!! On May 4, 2017, Governor Hogan signed into legislation HB 319, which approved a name change for the Small, Local and Minority Business Enterprise (SLMBE) Office.  As of June 1, 2017 the SLMBE Office shall be known as the Office of Supplier Diversity & Inclusion (OSDI or Supplier Diversity Office).




Doing Business With WSSC

Supplier Development is an essential element of WSSC’s strategy for developing a world-class integrated supply chain. The Office of Supplier Diversity & Inclusion provides numerous resources for our suppliers in support of their continuous improvement and development as sustainable small, local and minority firms.

The Office of Supplier Diversity & Inclusion hosts a series of the following in-depth educational and training seminars throughout the fiscal year.

Understanding the Appendix A and Good Faith Efforts Guide Training To help vendors/suppliers understand the information presented in Appendix A and how to prepare their response to the requested MBE and SLBE participation
Web-Based Compliance System Training

To educate suppliers on how to report their awards and payments and how to track, monitor and report subcontracting compliance.

Women Business Owners Expo Held in March as part of Women’s History Month, focusing on overcoming the challenges faced by women business owners.
Access to Capital and Bonding Workshop To educate  small, local and minority firms on how to gain access to capital to start, grow and sustain their businesses while maintaining a steady cash flow to successfully operate their businesses

Visit our Calendar of Events to view and/or register for upcoming events.

Presentations - Resources and Attendees

WSSC's 6th Annual Women Business Owners Expo 2016

Women Business Owners Expo 2017 

Office of Supplier Diversity & Inclusion in the News

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