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Why join Supply Nation?

Supplier diversity has significant and measurable long-term business benefits – the data clearly indicates that diverse supply chains are more sustainable, flexible and innovative.

But more importantly, supplier diversity is designed to harness planned and budgeted procurement spend and redirect it to traditionally under-represented businesses where it can create greater social good.

As a not-for-profit, you understand the importance of leveraging dollars to ensure the greatest possible benefit from the least possible spend – so if you can spend the same amount and create up to four times the social return, that seems like a smart investment.

What is supplier diversity?

Supplier diversity is a global movement designed to harness planned and budgeted procurement spend and redirect it to traditionally under-represented businesses where it can create greater social good and give businesses a strong competitive advantage. Supplier diversity offers under-represented businesses the same opportunities to compete for business as other qualified suppliers and drives a range of business benefits, including sustainability, flexibility, innovation and value. A proactive approach is required to change entrenched organisational processes: historical practices and commercial habits tend to limit opportunities for new suppliers.

Supply Nation’s world-leading 5-step verification process provides peace of mind that over 2,100 businesses on Indigenous Business Direct are truly Indigenous owned. Supply Nation membership provides the support to provide a level playing field for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suppliers.

Unlock membership benefits:

Supply Nation offers two membership options for not-for-profit organisations registered with Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC).

Standard membership provides:

Select membership provides:

Supply Nation standard membership includes:

Supply Nation select membership includes:

                           

Membership add-ons

Need more support? Members can also access on-demand services

Service Inclusion
In-house First Step First Step training hosted at your office for up to 25 employees.
Supplier Diversity support Block time support (up to one day) Relationship Manager supplier diversity support on your projects, tenders and opportunities.
Training support Half day Relationship Manager workshop provided to your team up to 25 staff members. Includes training preparation by the Relationship Manager.
Event support Relationship Manager support and attendance at your supplier diversity event for up to half day (includes up to 2 hours preparation and support).
SupplyStream API The SupplyStream API provides your organisation real-time, accurate data with automated access to Supply Nation supplier data (exclusive to members only). This means you will receive any change to Indigenous business information as soon as we have it all in your own system.
             

Member exclusive tools

  • Our events

    Supply Nation runs events all year to provide members with learning and networking opportunities.


  • Our events

    Supply Nation runs events all year to provide members with learning and networking opportunities.


  • Our events

    Supply Nation runs events all year to provide members with learning and networking opportunities.


Join Supply Nation

As a not-for-profit, you are committed to creating a better Australia.

Leveraging your procurement spend to create positive social change makes sense, and Supply Nation membership will help you develop sustainable supplier diversity programs.