Procurement & Contracts Division

July 20, 2011


SUBJECT:    Small Business Diversity Expo 2011 - 8/9/11

You are invited to attend a Small Business Diversity Expo 2011 to be held at the Price Center Ballroom August 9, 2011. Formerly known as the Small Business Fair, this day-long event will host a variety of small and disadvantaged vendors who will present their products and services in a friendly and festive setting. Campus customers that are responsible for purchasing goods and services will have the opportunity to meet these vendors and see their line of offerings. When you attend this event, you will find booths hosted by vendor representatives in addition to many door prizes and refreshments.

The day's event will feature an entertaining "Scoring Points and Making Goals" theme with refreshments, entertainment and great door prizes. In the spirit of the event, please join us in wearing your favorite sport team jersey!

Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Location: UCSD, University Centers Ballroom
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Sponsored by: UCSD Procurement & Contracts Small Business Development Office

Here are examples of the product and service offerings by the vendors participating this year:

. technology solutions
. office supplies offered through UCSD Marketplace
. ergonomics
. promotional and marketing products
. industrial and custodial supplies, and more...

Please mark your calendar for this event today! If you are involved in buying goods and services as a part of your job responsibilities, your attendance will contribute to UCSD's commitment to exposing our small business supplier community to UCSD's procurement opportunities. We look forward to seeing you on August 9th.

If you know of other small businesses that can provide products and services to UCSD send them to They must be small businesses, small disadvantaged businesses, women-owned small businesses, HUBZone small businesses, veteran-owned small businesses, or service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses. If you have more questions regarding this event, please contact our manager of Small Business Development, Anthony Singleton at or 858-534-SBDO (7236).

Ted Johnson
Chief Procurement Officer