Department of Management Services

Supplier Diversity Exchange - Orlando 2017


Orlando SDE 2017 Flyer


November 2, 2017

8:30 a.m. -  3:00 p.m. EDT

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


AGENDA (Adobe PDF Document 197.73 KB)




EVENT REPORT & PHOTOS (Adobe PDF Document 1.62 MB)



Event Description

The Office of Supplier Diversity Supplier Diversity, the University of Central Florida and Diverse Strategic Alliances present Orlando Supplier Diversity Exchange.  The event will include training, workshops, motivational presentations, networking and one-on-one interviews.


Scheduling your One-on-One Interviews During the Business Exchange

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 REGISTERED EVENT ATTENDEES. Prior to the event, registered attendees will receive an email with an event code for parking.  The event code must be entered at the parking garage pay station.  Once the code is entered, a ticket will print from the pay station and that ticket must be displayed on the vehicle’s driver side dash.  The event code is valid for student parking lots and garages.  These lots are marked with green signs that include the letter ‘D’, which denotes a student permit. Faculty (B), Staff (C), and specialty spaces are prohibited.

Parking Garage B and Parking Lot B-9 are the parking areas closest to the Live Oak Event Center.

  • 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.



Information coming soon.



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
Agency for Persons with Disabilities
Central Florida Expressway
Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
Department of Children & Families
Department of Corrections
Department of Health - Orange County Health Dept
Department of Highway Safety
Department of Juvenile Justice
Department of Law Enforcement
Department of Management Services - Office of Supplier Diversity & MyFloridaMarketPlace
Department of Transportation - CEI DBE Supportive Services
Department of Transportation - District 5 Procurement
Department of Transportation - Specialized Development Program Ariel Business Group
Florida Department of Citrus
Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission
Greater Orlando Aviation
Lane Construction
Orange County Business Development
Orange County Public Schools
Orlando Health
Polk County
St John's River Water Management
Turner Construction
University of Central Florida Facilities Construction
University of Central Florida Procurement


How to Succeed Without Any Experience (Adobe PDF Document 10.94 MB) by Kizzy Dominguez
Orlando Health’s Supplier Diversity Program