Donley’s and the University of Virginia will host a free SWaM Construction Outreach on 3/12/2013 to present opportunities for the UVa Alderman #6 Housing project. Interested firms must RSVP by Wednesday, March 6 to Kristie Gee, SWaM/Diversity Coordinator.
The University of Virginia has a PAC Agreement with International Business Machines (“IBM”). This IBM contract makes available for purchase at discounts services and hardware products (storage and servers), software and implementation/installation, maintenance, and training services. In addition to purchasing directly from IBM, the following is a list of IBM Business Partners who are authorized [...]
Posted: December 7th, 2012 under Publicly Accessible Contracts.
Tags: Cooperative Contracts, IBM Business Parnters, IBM PAC Agreement, IBM Products, IBM Services, IBM software and implementation, IBM storage and servers, publicly accessible contract, UVA
The University of Virginia’s Procurement & Supplier Diversity Services held its 2012 First Annual Supplier Diversity Awards on October 25, 2012 at the John Paul Jones Arena. “The Supplier Diversity Awards are an important part of the Supplier Diversity Initiative’s mission to build the University of Virginia’s strategic and sustainable relationships with small and diverse [...]
UVa’s Procurement & Supplier Diversity Services strives to offer high-quality business education to busy entrepreneurs from small businesses, woman-owned businesses, and minority-owned businesses, so we’re very proud that our “5-15-80″ workshop series was featured by a local news station. You can read the article here: http://ht.ly/csXg4. This series is based on a study of Best [...]
Charlottesville Woman-Owned Business Finds Success Through Marketing, Communication and Advertising Services Cooperative Contract
Payne, Ross & Associates, a woman-owned advertising, marketing, and public relations firm headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia, has worked for years with the University of Virginia, most notably completing projects for the Vice President for Research, the Darden School of Business, and the School of Law. In 2011 Payne, Ross & Associates established a Publicly Accessible [...]
Posted: June 25th, 2012 under Supplier Diversity.
Tags: Advertising, Communication Services, cooperative contract, graphic design, marketing, PAC, payne ross and associates, public contract, publicly accessible contract, UVA
One thing that the top 5% of small businesses – the High Impact Firms – understand is that all forecasts about the future and most new ideas are based on incomplete information. This requires some counter-intuitive thinking: most entrepreneurs and small business owners are successful because they trust their guts. When decisions are based on [...]
Les Haughton, Director of Supplier Diversity for the University of Virginia’s Procurement and Supplier Diversity Services, was featured on UVa Today for his work to advance the supplier diversity initiative in his first year at the University. To read the article, click here: http://www.virginia.edu/uvatoday/newsRelease.php?id=18666 Congratulations, Les!
The University of Virginia is seeking to establish multiple Agreements with a variety of Executive/Academic/Healthcare Search Firms. To access this and other RFPs click here. The proposal due date on RFP #END030812 is 4/2/12 by 12 noon.
Innovator Award Presented to UVa Procurement and Supplier Diversity Services on Behalf of Governor McDonnell The Governor of Virginia, along with the Virginia Department of Minority Business Enterprise, awarded the Supplier Diversity Innovator Award to the University of Virginia’s Office of Procurement and Supplier Diversity Services for its use of competitive negotiation on November [...]
UVa Procurement & Supplier Diversity Services’ bi-monthly vendor training dates for 2012 have been announced, and registration is now open. This session is a great way to get an introduction to how the University does business, and how to use the information offered on Procurement & Supplier Diversity Services’ website to your full advantage. All vendor [...]