For Immediate Release:
December 7, 2016

Media Contact:
Hue Reynolds, (850) 487-1418
  MEDIA ADVISORY: Office of Supplier Diversity Hosts Business Exchange in Pensacola
~ Supplier Diversity Exchange helps vendors connect with state, local and federal buyers ~

Pensacola, FL – The State of Florida’s Office of Supplier Diversity announces a regional event in Pensacola to help small business owners better understand and secure state, federal and local government procurement opportunities. The Supplier Diversity Exchange, held in collaboration with the City of Pensacola and the Gulf Coast African American Chamber of Commerce, will provide small business owners the opportunity to network and learn directly from state, federal and local government agencies on how to actively participate in procurement opportunities.

February 7, 2017
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sanders Beach-Corinne Jones Resource Center 
913 South I St.
Pensacola, FL 32502

The Supplier Diversity Exchange will include training, workshops and presentations by professionals from the City of Pensacola, MyFloridaMarketPlace, Florida Department of Transportation, Small Business Development Center and representatives from state, federal and local government entities. The event’s Business Exchange serves as a one-on-one opportunity for small businesses to market their goods and services directly with state and local buyers.

Attendees must register to attend this free event:

The Office of Supplier Diversity certifies and assists Florida-based woman, veteran and minority small business owners in better understanding and securing state government procurement opportunities.

For more information about the Office of Supplier Diversity, visit