ConnXus memberships cater to women-, minority-, veteran-, disability- and LGBT-owned businesses and connect them to Fortune 2000 companies through tangible bid opportunities and strategic sourcing.

Which Path Will You Take?

At ConnXus, helping diverse suppliers connect with large, Fortune 2000 companies is our top priority. We understand the struggles that small business owners face when trying to break into the larger market, so we have created numerous resources, partnerships, and tools to support sustainable global supply chains.

We offer two membership options for our buyers and suppliers, giving you the chance to connect with large companies while also offering numerous benefits for your business development. Our sponsored company profile membership offers prominent business certification display, access to bid opportunities posted by ConnXus buying organizations, and exclusive business discounts from our strategic partners. Or, choose our ConnXus Platinum membership, which includes these benefits plus registration portal services, priority invitations to sourcing events, meeting space use and more, for just $99 per year.

Exclusive ConnXus Benefits

Bid Opportunity Notifications

With your ConnXus membership, you join a network of buyers and suppliers that span the globe. Fortune 2000 companies search our database for diverse suppliers who can meet their needs, giving you the opportunity to make strong, lucrative connections with big buyers. In our database, your diversity quickly becomes an asset that will open the door to countless, real-time business opportunities with a large network of companies who want to work with you.

Business Discounts

We have partnered with several businesses to offer special discounts and resources to our members. These benefits include opportunities to save on services that can benefit your business growth and operations. Save money on bulk supplies at Costco, vehicle purchases with Bob Ross Auto Group, rentals with Enterprise Rent-a-Car, eVerifile workforce security, vision services at Pearle Vision, marketing services with The Deciding Factor, and financial coaching with The Business Backer. With your ConnXus membership, you’ll have access to these exclusive benefits, as well as any additional benefits made available in the future.

Business Certification Prominence

If you have certified your business as a diverse supplier, you can use these certifications to win and develop new contracts. When you create your company profile on ConnXus’ platform , you can upload your diversity certifications, both past and present. These downloadable certifications are then prominently displayed on your account, visible to any buyer or supplier who views your profile, to encourage interaction and business connections.

Registration Portal Service

We know your time is limited and important, so we offer a time-saving registration portal service to all of our Platinum members. Once you sign up, you will receive a list of open registration portals that are powered by ConnXus. Once you tell us which portals you are interested in, ConnXus will register your business in each selected portal. You can then open your company to the benefits and bid opportunities of each portal without frustration or wasted time.

ConnXSmart® Sourcing Events

ConnXSmart is a software tool that matches buyers and sellers to facilitate relationships between them. With this tool, buyers can establish an event, conference, or trade show location to develop face-to-face meetings with potential partners. The tool can also be utilized as a virtual strategic sourcing and matchmaking resource. The in-person sourcing events are held both locally and nationally, with the first ConnXus-hosted sourcing event held Summer 2017 in downtown Cincinnati. Platinum members receive top priority to all ConnXSmart sourcing events.

Office Meeting Space

As a business owner, especially if you travel frequently or work from home, you may need a professional location from time-to-time. ConnXus offers a private office/conference space with front desk reception, wifi, your own direct phone line, and unlimited coffee. While using this space, you can also meet and network with the ConnXus team.

Business Development & Coaching

We have five Platinum business coaches who offer top-notch business development advice and strategies. During your in-person or virtual coaching session, you can share your goals and the areas you want to be coached on, such as capital, financing, sales, leadership, and more. Each coach specializes in a specific area of business, ensuring you get the best support possible. Both group and individual sessions are available and the time and place of these sessions is coordinated with our coaches.

Ariba Discovery

Our partnership with SAP Ariba offers a new way to connect with Fortune 2000 companies around the world. Ariba Discovery will send you new business opportunities that match your supplier business profile, allowing you to quickly and easily find the right buyers. This network hosts over 2.5 million companies throughout 190 countries. You will have access to over $5 billion of business every year and $308 million worth of business opportunities every month. Best of all, your buyer-supplier opportunity relationships are facilitated through the platform, allowing you to keep your growing relationships and access opportunities in one, easy-to-use location.

EyeMed

With your Platinum membership, you gain access to special employee discounts for your vision care. EyeMed offers vision benefits that can improve your vision and overall eyecare experience. With your ConnXus Platinum membership, you can choose one of three levels of EyeMed vision benefits. Use your special frame and contacts allowances to get the eyecare you need to succeed. 

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