Supplier Registration Tool

The IUBDC is always looking for ways to connect utility procurement specialists with diverse suppliers for sourcing opportunities. We’ve developed a new registration portal as a tool for suppliers to create a unique company profile as a way for procurement specialists at our member utilities to identify registered businesses for possible business opportunities. Register your company today, and stay tuned for an interactive mapping feature coming in 2020.

Supplier Registration FAQs


No, a diverse business must be certified with a third-party certifying organization prior to registering to use this tool. Click here for a list of certifying agencies.

No, registration through the tool is for certified diverse businesses only.

In 2020, we will provide access for businesses to use the search tool to identify certified diverse suppliers.

Yes, we encourage companies to share the registration link with other certified diverse businesses to increase exposure to new partnership opportunities.

No, the only requirement is third-party certification before tool registration. Click here for a list of certifying agencies.

You will receive an email notice to acknowledge receipt of your submission.

You only need to register once with your headquarters location.

Yes, you will need to satisfy the requirements for each utility’s vendor registration process.

No, registration does not guarantee work with any of the member utilities. Your registration provides increased visibility of your company, and any products or services offered.

Benefits of registering your business include increased visibility to IUBDC member utilities and other businesses seeking the goods and services you provide; involvement with an organization focused on promoting the use of diverse businesses in the state of Illinois; and the opportunity to get to know other businesses in your community to develop potential partnerships.

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