ThomasNet.com Introduces New Content, Tools to Help Public Purchasers Meet Supplier Diversity Requirements
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Press release date: August 15, 2013
Executives to Demonstrate the Platform During the NIGP Forum, the Annual Conference of The Institute for Public Procurement
Orlando, Fla. — In today’s fast-paced business environment, public procurement professionals must be able to work efficiently to build supplier short lists, meet their supplier diversity requirements, and find the exact products and services they need. In response, ThomasNet.com recently added content, tools, and powerful new technologies to help these buyers. During the upcoming annual conference of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP), the ThomasNet.com team will be at booth #712 to demonstrate the latest information and tools on this free platform. The conference, known as the NIGP Forum, will take place August 24-28 in Orlando, Florida.
ThomasNet.com is a free supplier discovery and product sourcing platform for professionals who source maintenance, repair and operations (MRO), original equipment manufacturer (OEM), and other products and services for the government, industrial, manufacturing, commercial and institutional businesses. The information-rich website is used by public procurement professionals to find MRO equipment, janitorial and sanitation supplies, elevator parts and repair services, landscaping products and over 70,000 other products and services. With more than 610,000 unique suppliers, buyers can easily identify qualified candidates whether they’re in need of women-owned businesses, ISO certified custom manufacturers, ITAR registered OEMs or nearby distributors. Multi-page, information packed company profiles aid in evaluation. New shortlisting functionality and smart RFI forms help advance the procurement process.
Location and Contact
This year’s conference will take place at the Orlando World Center Marriott, 8701 World Center Drive, Orlando, Florida.
Kristin Carty, Audience Outreach Manager and colleagues, will demonstrate the ThomasNet.com at the conference. Ms. Carty is also available to conduct webinars on ThomasNet.com for purchasers’ organizations. For more information, please contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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