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DOING BUSINESS WITH UF!

As a small business owner, making the University of Florida your customer can be a daunting task, especially if you are unsure what to do. Since the institution has a decentralized procurement process, learning what each department purchases can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. With this “Doing Business With UF!” workshop series, […]

2019 Exhibitor & Advertising Guide

Exhibitor Levels $10,000 Platinum Meeting space to conduct workshop/session during event Premium exhibit space at Vendor Opportunity Fair (dependent on space availability and discretion of event committee) Recognition as Presenting Sponsor (inclusion in program) Reserved seating during luncheon Opportunity to play a brief video about the company during the luncheon Electronic Display of company Logo […]

Preconstruction Meet & Greet Event

Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 9:30a

Securing a Contract with UF!

Thursday, February 21, 2019

2018 Mentor Protege Program Graduation

Designed to facilitate effective working relationships between mature established companies and emerging small businesses, the University of Florida Mentor Protégé Program has seen a growing number of participants.  Since the onset of the program in 2008, approximately 67 firms have graduated, including our recent class of 2018.  As one of many offerings for the small […]

Putting Our Best Foot Forward as We Dress for Success!

We often hear, “Don’t judge a book by it’s cover”. Yet, often times our cover communicates a certain message about who we are to a potential employer or stakeholder. Question: How many times have we walked in the office and thought disapproval of the young man’s untucked, wrinkled shirt? Or the number of times we […]

University of Florida’s Small Business & Vendor Diversity Relations 2018 Women’s Business + Leadership Conference

What an event! There were women entrepreneurs, business leaders and professionals from throughout the region who gathered to be a part of this eventful day. In celebration of National Women’s Small Business Month, we connected, educated and inspired every women in attendance to go forth with great success. It was a pleasure having women with […]