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Please select your geography from the list of geographies below. Once selected, please choose the commodity that best describes your product and/or service. A contact name, phone number, and e-mail address is provided within each commodity section for questions regarding the process. A link to the request form for a Dun and Bradstreet (D&B) report (to be generated at your expense) is also provided. Please be advised that there are no guarantees that you will become an IBM supplier once the D&B request form is filled out and submitted. Additionally, please register your business, including any diverse designations, via the Emptoris sourcing portfolio.
Diverse suppliers need to send an E-mail to IBMSD@us.ibm.com to initiate registration in our Supplier Diversity Registration Portal.
Small suppliers (less than $50M in revenue or less than 500 employees) should register in Supplier Connection , a free, Web-based portal that allows small businesses to more easily apply to become suppliers to large corporations.
|Asia Pacific A-Z listing|
|Canada contacts English A-Z listing|
|Canada contacts French A-Z listing|
|United States listing|
|Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) listing|
|Latin America A-Z listing|
|Canada French instructions|
To qualify as a minority supplier, a company must be at least 51 percent owned and controlled by one or more U.S. citizens from any of the following ethnic groups: African American, Hispanic, Native (including Eskimo and Native Hawaiians), and Asian Americans; or is "minority controlled" by 30 percent of its voting stock, board of directors, and management. Women owned businesses must be 51 percent owned, managed, and controlled by U.S. citizens.
People with disabilities must be 51 percent owned, managed, and controlled by disabled or disabled veterans' organizations that employ a substantial number of people with disabilities and must be U.S. citizens. GLBT owned businesses who wish to be identified as gay and lesbian owned businesses should contact IBM's program director for gay and lesbian suppliers, Johnny Elias, at 1-408-956-2266.
IBM accepts certifications/documentation from the following organizations:
Becoming an IBM Supplier