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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Access small, minority, women, veteran, service-disabled veteran, LGBT, HUBZone and disability-owned business enterprises certified by NMSDC, WBENC, NWBOC, CPUC, 8(a), NGLCC, Disability: IN, WEConnect, CAMSC, State and City Agencies, MSDUK and more.

DIR assists in building the best possible supplier diversity programs through verified and validated data, data scrubbing and other managed services, educational seminars and trusted print resources. Our exceptional products and services support both corporations and suppliers, facilitating the advancement of diversity.

Purchase access to small, minority, women, veteran, service-disabled veteran, LGBT, HUBZone and disability-owned business enterprises certified by NMSDC, WBENC, NWBOC, CPUC, 8(a), NGLCC, Disability: IN, WEConnect, CAMSC, State and City Agencies, MSDUK and more. Use the data to source potential suppliers and/or validate your current suppliers.

Monthly Price: $500

Annual Price: $5,000

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This 51st 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 51st edition!), lists over 9500 nationally certified minority and women-owned businesses.
  • Organized by category and state
  • Information includes company name, address, contact, capabilities, website, e-mail, ownership type, certifications, revenues, number of employees, etc.
*Certifications Include:
  • 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 & 8(a)
The following ownership types are noted:
  • African American
  • Hispanic American
  • Native American
  • Asian Pacific American
  • Asian Indian American

ISBN: 978-1-885786-73-9; Price: $195
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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 1,500 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
ISBN: 978-1-885786-74-6; Price: $155

Advertise in "The Business of Supplier Diversity: A Handbook of Essential Contacts and Information for Navigating the Industry" Benefits include:

  • Year-round exposure at competitive rates
  • Wide distribution: directories are sold to corporate producrement and supplier diversity professionals, diverse-owned suppliers, libraries, universities, etc.
  • Company logo rotates on DIR's website.
  • Complimentary copies of DIR's printed publications ($350+ value)
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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 1,500 supplier diversity contacts/leads is updated in real time. 

Use this database to market your products and services to the right people by creating email blasts or mass mailings using the export data feature. Identify supplier diversity professionals, procurement or purchasing contacts at major corporations, government agencies, large non-profits and educational institutions.

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 at www.DIRPurchasingPeople.com. Click HERE to view a sample profile.

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

Industries Represented: Aerospace & 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: $160