Supply RI

  • February 18, 2020
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm


SupplyRI is designed to connect Rhode Island suppliers with opportunities that help them grow and expand. The SupplyRI team not only connects local suppliers with our Anchor institutions, but also guides local businesses to better understand the processes and needs of the Anchor institutions. SupplyRI is a free resource that can help get your business into the supply chain of our Anchors.

What to Expect:

  • Learn how you can attend invite only procurement events with our Anchor institutions: Amica Insurance, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of RI, Brown University, Care New England, Citizens Bank, CVS Health, Delta Dental, General Dynamics Electric Boat, Gilbane, Infosys, Lifespan, Rhode Island School of Design, Roger Williams University and Shawmut Design & Construction.
  • Gain access to Rhode Island’s supplier training resources and capital access programs, such as the Commerce Corporation’s Small Business Assistance Program.

About the Presenter:

DORIS BLANCHARD, Assistant Director SupplyRI
Doris’s role is to provide professional assistance to Rhode Island businesses to encourage their growth and expansion, acting as a liaison and business advocate by facilitating access to statewide resources offered through the corporation and its partners. She oversees and manages the Small Business Assistance Program (SBAP). Doris supports the Senior Economic Development Advisor on several special projects and innovation ecosystem initiatives around the state. Doris is the Liaison for EMA ESF 18-Commerce RI and the Rhode Island Alliance for Business Resilience.


Venue Phone: (401) 270-8896

315 Iron Horse Way, Providence, Rhode Island, 02908, United States