Driving Supplier Diversity Success since 1968

Directories

The DIR difference is data integrity. Since the release of our first 10-page directory in 1968, corporations and diverse suppliers have looked to DIR for the most comprehensive, accurate supplier diversity information in the industry. The print directories are updated annnually and the online databases are updated in real time.

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This book provides a road map for diverse-owned suppliers and supplier diversity professionals by combining who-to-call with where-to-look. Orders placed by 2:30 CST will ship the same day.
This book provides a road map for diverse-owned suppliers and supplier diversity professionals by combining who-to-call with where-to-look. DIR, the leader in supplier diversity data management, combines a detailed contact list of over 1000 supplier diversity and procurement contacts from:
  • major corporations
  • government agencies
  • large non-profit organizations
  • educational institutions
It also details supplier diversity industry information regarding:
  • certification
  • legislation
  • regional and national networking opportunities
  • small-business resources
  • diverse-business resources
Price: $139 - sample pages here
Picture of Online Database: Supplier Diversity Professional Contacts (Purchasing People in Major Corporations)
Searchable, downloadable online database. Be proactive: identify supplier diversity professionals, procurement or purchasing contacts at major corporations, government agencies, large non-profits and educational institutions.
An amazing value (as part of DIR's mission to bring diverse-owned suppliers to corporate procurement tables), this online database of over 1000 supplier diversity contacts is updated throughout the year. Use these records to market intentional, thoughtful and targeted content, keeping in mind that these contacts are (typically) liaisons to their procurement departments.
  • Be proactive: identify supplier diversity professionals, procurement or purchasing contacts at major corporations, government agencies, large non-profits and educational institutions
  • Focus your message: develop targeted marketing lists by exporting records to Excel
Once purchased, you will receive an ID and password via email within 24 hours of ordering (Monday – Friday). Please call or email DIR at 612-781-6819; info@diversityinforesources.com if you do not receive your ID and password. 
Upon receiving credentials, you may login immediately at www.DIRPurchasingPeople.com (NOTE: this is NOT where you login to update your online supplier profile.) Download and view the format HERE.

NOTE: "The Business of Supplier Diversity" book contains a hard copy of this list.

Industries Represented: Aersopace & Defense, Agriculture, Automotive & Transport, Chemicals, Construction, Consumer Products & Services, Education, Electronics, Energy & Utilities, Environmental Services & Equipment, Financial Services, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Industrial Manufacturing, Insurance, Information Technology, Media, Metals & Mining, Pharmaceuticals, Professional Services, Real Estate, Retail, Security Products & Services, Telecommunications, Transportation Services

Annual Price: $140

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New to DIR, this one month portal subscription helps corporations with data scrubbing projects and finite sourcing projects. Access to certified small, minority, woman, veteran, services disabled veteran, LGBT, HUBZone and 8(a) suppliers.

Sourcing: Access to a high-quality database of certified and personally validated diverse suppliers, Small, Minority, Woman, Veteran, Service-disabled Veteran, LGBT and HUBZone businesses.

  • Certification validation through agencies such as NMSDC, WBENC, SDB, HUBZone, 8(a), NWBOC, CAMSC, NGLCC and more
  • Real-time updates ensure the most accurate and credible data possible

Monthly Price: $500

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This 48th edition is a go-to guide for finding certified MBE and WBE suppliers. This unique resource, published annually, lists over 9500 nationally certified minority and women-owned businesses. Orders placed by 2:30 CST will ship the same day.
A go-to guide for finding certified* MBE and WBE suppliers. This unique resource, published annually (this is the 48th edition!), lists over 9500 nationally certified minority and women-owned businesses.
  • Organized by category and state
  • Lists company name, address, contact, capabilities, website, e-mail, ownership type, certifications, revenues, number of employees, etc.
*DIR validates the following certifications:
  • State Agencies
  • City Agencies
  • WBENC-Women's Business Enterprise National Council
  • NWBOC-National Women Business Owners Corporation
  • Regional Minority Supplier Development Councils of the NMSDC
  • California Public Utilities Commission (M/WBE Clearinghouse)
  • Small Business Administration's Small Disadvantaged Business and 8(a)
The following ownership types are noted:
  • Black American
  • Hispanic American
  • Native American
  • Asian Pacific American
  • Asian Indian American

Price: $179 - view sample pages HERE.