April 21, 2011

Business Diversity Supplier Fair, Today

Vanderbilt University Procurement Services is sponsoring its 16th Business Diversity Supplier Fair. The Fair will be held in the Student Life Center Commodore Ballroom on Thursday, April 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The theme for this year’s event is “Diversity: Opening DORES to Opportunity.”

Come meet 30 of our approved diversity and small business suppliers showcasing a variety of different products and services.

Attend a learning session presented by HP. Taste free food samples from a dozen of our approved diversity caterers. Enjoy the festive environment, which includes live music by Aaron Benward and Jimmie Allen, a singing and dancing performance every hour by a fabulous new girl’s group, the Bettys, balloons, artwork created by VU staff members, give-aways, raffle prizes and a Guy Brown grand door prize.

Two Grand Avenue Chauffeured Transportation shuttles will run from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.: One picking up at Kirkland Hall going to the Student Life Center and one picking up at the circle by the Vanderbilt University Hospital entrance going to the Student Life Center.

Don’t forget to bring your business cards to share with exhibitors and caterers and to enter drawings.

Visit our online Business Diversity Fair information booklet, which includes our exhibitor directory, caterer directory, artist bios, entertainer bios, diversity supplier ads, prizes and more, at: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/procurement/BDF