Supplier Diversity Program Continues to Grow at Kent State
Kent Stateâ€™s Procurement Department has appointed AG PrintPromo Solutions as the universityâ€™s preferred promotional productsâ€™ vendor. AG PrintPromo Solutions, a minority-owned business, was started in 1996 and has more than 800,000 promotional products, including an online store and a showroom where clients can view products before making purchases.
Watch Director of Procurement Tom Konczal's thoughts on AG PrintPromo Solutions' selection as a preferred vendor.
â€œBy selecting an exclusive promotional productsâ€™ vendor, our intent is to establish one point of contact for all promotional spend in order to obtain the maximum efficiencies in cost and quality,â€ says Janet Schramm, senior procurement agent in Kent Stateâ€™s Procurement Department. â€œWe can easily achieve this by consolidating our entire market basket of promotional products with AG PrintPromo Solutions.â€
AG PrintPromo Solutions has received numerous awards and recognition.
â€œWe are honored to be the marketing partners for Kent State University,â€ says Anup Gupta, owner of AG PrintPromo Solutions. â€œWe look forward to working closely with the university staff on their marketing and apparel needs, and we hope to strengthen this relationship in the years ahead.â€
Kent State Universityâ€™s Supplier Diversity program is dedicated to developing strong relationships with minority- and women-owned businesses. These companies offer value and diversity that is important in an organizationâ€™s network of suppliers. Doing business with
Watch Kent State University Vice President for University Relations Iris Harvey discuss the section of AG PrintPromo Solutions as a preferred vendor.
minority-owned firms also promotes economic inclusion that helps to build strong regions across the country.
â€œKent State is excited to work with AG PrintPromo Solutions,â€ says Veronica Cook-Euell, KSUâ€™s supplier diversity program manager. â€œWe are committed to building strong relationships and an inclusive environment for all of our suppliers.â€