Department of Management Services

Supplier Diversity Exchange - Pensacola 2018


Event Flyer - Pensacola SDE 2018

February 6, 2018

8:30 a.m. -  3:00 p.m. CST

Sanders Beach-Corinne Jones Resource Center
913 South I Street
Pensacola, FL 32502


AGENDA (Adobe PDF Document 189.40 KB)  



EVENT REPORT & PHOTOS (Adobe PDF Document 3.41 MB)


Event Description

The Office of Supplier Diversity, City of Pensacola, and the Gulf Coast African American Chamber of Commerce are proud to present the 2018 Pensacola Supplier Diversity Exchange on February 6.

The Pensacola Supplier Diversity Exchange will include a panel discussion, networking opportunities and one-on-one interviews. During the Business Exchange portion, small business owners can market their goods and services directly with local and state buyers at scheduled one-on-one interviews.


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

Suppliers & Small Business Attendees: after completing your registration and prior to the event, you will receive an email with a survey asking you to select the top agencies and organizations you would like to meet with.

Interviews are scheduled based on the order of the completed surveys. Complete this survey as soon as possible to secure interview appointments with your top choices.

We do our best to match attendees with at least four of the top five entities selected.


Driving Directions

Google map of Sanders Beach-Corinne Jones Resource Center, 913 South I Street, Pensacola, FL 32502



Free parking is available at the Sanders Beach-Corinne Jones Resource Center.



Free Wi-Fi is available.



Food trucks will be at the Supplier Diversity Exchange to offer you convenient and unique food.

For your convenience, we recommend that you pre-order your food.



The below link is offered as a resource if overnight accommodations are needed:

Google map of hotels near the Sander Beach-Corinne Jones Resource Center

 - Hampton Inn Pensacola Beach 
 - Hilton Pensacola Beach
 - Holiday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach
 - Hyatt Place Pensacola Airport



Meet with these Government Entities and Professional Organizations
CareerSource Escarosa
City of Pensacola
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Children and Families
Department of Corrections
Department of Health
Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles
Department of Juvenile Justice
Department of Law Enforcement
Department of Management Services, Office of Supplier Diversity  and MyFloridaMarketPlace
Department of Transportation, DBE Support Services, Construction Estimating Institute (CEI)
 (DOT outreach and recruiting of potential DBEs and DBE certification assistance)
Department of Transportation, District 3 Procurement
Department of Transportation, Specialized Development Program, FSMSDC/Ariel Business Group
(DOT program assisting prime contractors in identifying qualified DBEs)
Escambia County School District
Emerald Coast Utilities Authority
Escambia County
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
Florida Lottery
Florida SBDC Network
Gulf Coast African American Chamber of Commerce
Gulf Power
Hampton Inn Pensacola Beach, Innisfree Hotels
Hilton Pensacola Beach, Innisfree Hotels
Holiday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach, Innisfree Hotels
Hyatt Place Pensacola Airport, Innisfree Hotels
MBDA (Minority Business Development Agency) Business Center
National Black Business Support Corporation
Navy Federal Credit Union
Okaloosa County
Pensacola State College
Santa Rosa County
Small Business Administration
University of West Florida
US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base
US Air Force, Hurlburt Field
US Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District