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Office of Supplier Diversity

 

OSD is currently closed due to Hurricane Michael.

If you have a certification or recertification question, we will work with you to process as quickly as possible upon our return.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

 

The Office of Supplier Diversity (OSD), a specialized team within the Division of State Purchasing, is available to help improve business opportunities for Florida-based woman-, veteran- and minority-owned small businesses. Our team does this through the following functions:

  • assistance with applicable state certification and recertification;
  • advocacy for the continued growth and success of woman-, minority- and veteran-owned businesses;
  • increase the outreach and communications of opportunities specific to unique business needs;
  • planning, hosting and supporting Florida business events targeted to woman, veteran and minority business owners; and
  • provide educational and other resources to state government procurement professionals to help increase the use of these businesses in state and local government procurement contracts.

Start your certification process today!

As a result of the OSD efforts described above, overall certifications and spend with certified businesses has continued to increase.

Click the image to the right to view OSD’s achievements since FY 2014-15.

OSD By the Numbers

 

Supplier Diversity Exchange Events

The Office of Supplier Diversity is addressed in Florida Statutes, Section 287.0945. The Florida Veteran Business Enterprise Opportunity Act is addressed in Florida Statutes, Section 295.187.

Upcoming Events

OSD Events & Presentations

Supplier Diversity Exchange – Tallahassee
Oct 10, 2018
CANCELED

Advisory Council Meetings

Newly Certified Businesses

Supplier Diversity Digest

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October 2018

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