Department of Management Services

Supplier Diversity Exchange - Orlando 2016



November 3, 2016

8:00 a.m. -  4:00 p.m. EDT

Live Oak Event Center
University of Central Florida
4115 Pyxis Lane
Orlando, FL 32816


AGENDA (Adobe PDF Document 392.36 KB)

PROGRAM (Adobe PDF Document 1.12 MB)



Event Report & Photos (Adobe PDF Document 1.16 MB)

Orlando SDE Flyer


Event Description

The Office of Supplier Diversity Supplier Diversity and the University of Central Florida present the “Learn. Network. Grow.” portion of this event.  This portion, from 8:00 a.m. to noon, will include training, workshops and presentations from State and Local Agencies, Federal Agencies and financial organizations.

The remainder of the Supplier Diversity Exchange, including one-on-one interviews, is presented by Lane Construction, Orlando Health and Diverse Strategic Alliances. See the event’s agenda for full details.

How will you be matched for the one-on-one interviews? Once you complete your registration for this event, you will receive an email from Leyla Eagle with Diverse Strategic Alliances.  This email will contain important login information so you can setup a business profile.  This business profile will serve as the basis for matching your business for one-on-one interview sessions during the Business Exchange. It is very important that you complete this step to ensure you are matched with the most appropriate state and local buyers!


Driving Directions

Google map of Live Oak Event Center, 4115 Pyxis Lane, Orlando, FL 32816



Free parking is available FOR EVENT ATTENDEES WHO REGISTER. Registered attendees will receive an electronic parking pass via email prior to the event. The pass must be printed and displayed on the vehicle’s driver side dash.  The pass is valid for Garage B or Lot B-9.

  • Event attendees who do not register will need to purchase a parking pass for $5.00 from pay stations in the garage.  You can also purchase a pass at the Visitor and Parking Information Center located at the corner of Central Florida Boulevard and Gemini Boulevard South.  The pass will be valid on all of the “D” parking lots and unreserved garages.
  • Parking Map (Adobe PDF Document 1.08 MB)
    • On the parking map, the Live Oak Event Center is labeled “FC”, Parking Garage B is labeled “PGB” and lot B-9 is labeled “B9”.



The University of Central Florida has guest Wi-Fi available for attendees.



A working and complementary lunch* is presented by Lane Construction and Orlando Health. *State employees are welcome to join, but are required to pay for their lunch on site.



Please use the below resources if overnight accommodations are needed. The Office of Supplier Diversity and the University of Central Florida do not have any contractual relationships with hotels included in the below guides, nor do the below guides represent any endorsement.


Meet with these Government Entities and Professional Organizations
Access Florida Finance Corporation
Administrative Hearings
Agency for Persons with Disabilities
Central Florida Expressway Authority
City of Orlando
Department of Children & Families
Department of Citrus
Department of Corrections
Department of Economic Opportunity
Department of Environmental Protection
Department of Health
Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles
Department of Juvenile Justice
Department of Law Enforcement
Department of Management Services – MFMP and OSD
Department of Transportation
Department of Transportation – Support Services
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
Greater Orlando Aviation Authority
Lane Construction
Orange County
Orange County Public Schools
Small Business Administration
Small Business Development Center – University of Central Florida 
University of Central Florida


Small Business Administration: Kenneth Hamilton (Microsoft Power Point Document 463.56 KB)
Small Business Development Center at UCF: Steve South (Microsoft Power Point Document 2.88 MB)
Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise: Jeanette Schutz (Adobe PDF Document 10.09 MB)
DOT Support Services: Malaya Dantzler & Thomas Huggins (Microsoft Power Point Document 102.05 KB)
Show Me the Money: Pam Tedesco (Microsoft Power Point Document 1.84 MB)
Access to Capital: David Rodriguez (Microsoft Power Point Document 5.50 MB)
MyFloridaMarketPlace: Tyler Brown (Microsoft Power Point Document 4.17 MB)