Supplier and Partnership Diversity Commitment

Supporting diverse businesses across Cincy

Visit Cincy recognizes the outstanding contributions of small and diverse businesses to the Cincy Region and is committed to pursuing business relationships with such enterprises to increase opportunities in our community. We are committed to the principles of diversity and equal opportunity in all of our endeavors and believe that our supplier base should reflect the markets and customers we serve. From venues and AV companies to catering and transportation, Visit Cincy continues to curate a lengthy selection of vendors for meeting planners to choose from.

In an effort to promote the continued economic growth of enterprises in the Cincy Region, spending decisions will be made with a preference toward member businesses and locally-owned businesses. Small, women-owned, minority-owned and certain other business concerns shall have the maximum opportunity to bid on contracts for Visit Cincy. We strive to increase business opportunities for diverse suppliers while maintaining procedural integrity with purchasing practices that are fair and transparent.

To learn more about minority business certification, please contact the following organizations:

National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)

Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council (OMSDC)

Ohio Minority Business Enterprise / Encouraging Diversity, Growth & Equity Unit (MBE/EDGE)

Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBENC)   

Ohio River Valley Women’s Business Council (ORV-WBC)

NWBOC: National Women Business Owners Corporation

National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)

SBA U.S. Small Business Administration

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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