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Business Diversity Symposium

Northwestern Supplier Diversity Symposiums allow Northwestern leaders and decision-makers to learn about opportunities to work with the a select group of best-in-class minority-owned, women-owned, and Evanston-based professional services firms.

Past Symposiums


2016 Facilities Management Supplier Symposium

The Facilities Management Supplier Symposium “Creating Industry Connections through Business Diversity” was held in 2016 to inform diverse suppliers of industry trends in facilities and to create relationships with Northwestern University preferred contractors. 

2012 Professional Services Symposium

Northwestern University held a Supplier Diversity Symposium for Professional Services on June 26, 2012 with the following vendors:

Marketing/Communications

Finance/Accounting/Consulting

Human Resources

Information Technology

Investment/Asset Management

Coordinated by Procurement and Payment Services, Northwestern’s Supplier Diversity Program exists to provide diverse vendors with an opportunity to do business with the University.