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Supplier connection

Supplier Connection , a free, Web-based portal, makes it easier for small businesses to become recognized as potential suppliers to large companies and for large companies to identify small companies with whom they would do business.

Our initiative

This initiative provides small companies with a standardized and streamlined way to register basic information, share business practices, and potentially connect with both large and small businesses to enhance their opportunity for growth. In turn, large companies are now able to quickly find registered suppliers and communicate and forge stronger relationships with new and existing suppliers. Moving forward, Supplier Connection will continue to support economic growth by encouraging businesses, both large and small, to participate in this exciting and important initiative.

The Supplier Connection portal is open to U.S. small businesses with either:

and that provide the following goods or services:


Tim Coates, Program manager
Responsibilities: Supplier Connection initiative supporting U.S. small business