University of Florida Small Business & Vendor Diversity Relations 27th Annual Small Business Opportunity Fair + Summit

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Reitz Union – Grand Ballroom
655 Reitz Union Drive
Gainesville, FL 32611

Registration: 8a – 9a
Summit: 9a – 11:30a
Luncheon: 11:30a – 12:30p
Vendor Fair: 12:30p – 4p


Join us for one of largest small and diverse business gatherings in north central Florida! This all-day event is designed to provide the small, minority and women-owned business community with information for success, business growth and sustainability. Since its inception, this event has grown to become one of the most anticipated events for area business professionals each year, hosting hundreds of representatives from small, minority and women-owned businesses, corporations, UF departments and members of state agencies and higher education institutions from across the region and state.

                        2017 Exhibitors

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Why Attend?

  • Access to diverse businesses ready to do business
  • Access to UF departments and agencies ready to do business
  • Power-Packed Workshops and Sessions
  • Network and meet new contacts
  • Learn about Industry Trends
  • Get your team motivated and energized
  • FREE Business Coaching from Experts
  • One-on- One Appointments with UF Buyers

Highlights and Features

  • Luncheon with Keynote Speaker
  • Network with Procurement Specialists from UF and other agencies
  • Business development workshops and sessions
  • One-on- One Appointments with buyers and procurement officers
  • Learn about trends and issues important to small businesses
  • Exhibitors (Corporate, Government and diverse businesses)

Highlights from our 2016 Business Opportunity Fair