Ohio Minority Supplier Diversity Council

Members of the Ohio House hosting a Small Business Roundtable Thursday, April 23 at 3:30pm regarding COVID-19

Members of the Ohio House are hosting a Small Business Roundtable on Thursday, April 23 at 3:30pm to hear from small business owners whose businesses have been affected by COVID-19. The Roundtable  has an emphasis on women & minority businesses. https://www.facebook.com/events/179045859828810/

Below is the invite for the listening session to tune in on Facebook. The members will be answering questions from Facebook Live and if there are any questions they can’t get to, they hope to follow up to them with answers after the session

Learn More About GovConectx, Working To Ensure Government Decision Makers Are Aware Businesses That Provide Latest Developments In Technology & Services

GovConectx has a mission to ensure government decision makers are aware of the latest developments in technology and services, as well as the businesses that provide them. In supporting this, GovConectx hosts and promotes a series of conferences, expositions and seminars.

By bringing small business GovCons together with: U.S., county and local agency representatives, OSDBUs; prime contractor small business liaison officers, SBLOs, and service providers; attorneys, bankers, accountants, etc. The events give buyer-decision makers an opportunity to be aware of the latest innovations and solutions in all types of technologies, supplies and services.

GovConectx is a valuable market research tool for the government agencies that we serve. At the same time, GovConectx provides an opportunity for businesses to get personal attention in successfully marketing their products, services and supplies to Defense and Civilian procurement representatives, primes, and acquisition personnel.

Learn more at the website – https://www.govconectx.com/home.html

Michigan MSDC COVID-19 Supplier Matchmaker – Buyers across the nation are in need of supplies to handle the COVID-19 Crisis

The Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council has been designed a business opportunity matchmaking portal to immediately assist corporations, government agencies, small businesses and entrepreneurs in order to accelerate the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Their site allows those interested in buying products OR services to input their needs and requirements in order to be matched with those that meet their specifications. In addition, those who are selling products OR services may share their capacity in order to be matched. 

Visit the site to learn more – https://minoritysupplier.lpages.co/covid-19/

SAP Ariba Discovery Available Free For Suppliers During Pandemic Until June 30th

During the ongoing coronavirus, or COVID-19 pandemic, SAP, the global leader in enterprise application management software has taken measured steps to enable shippers and suppliers hustle to respond to urgent fulfillment requests.

Last month, in response to the uncertainty of coronavirus, the company formally opened access to SAP Ariba Discovery, a business-to-business e-commerce offering designed to connect buyers and suppliers on a single network. Last month, SAP opened access to SAP Access Discovery to allow any buyer to post immediate sourcing needs and to enable any of the four million suppliers on the Ariba Network to respond with their ability to deliver the goods and services required. These services are currently available for free through June 30, with SAP noting this initiative is part of a larger commitment to maintain reliable and transparent supply chains in a time of such uncertainty.

Register for free until June 30th. Visit https://service.ariba.com/Discovery.aw/125034022/aw?awh=r&awssk=R1NwWSB2&dard=1&ancdc=1