No, you do not need to be certified to register on our supplier portal. We use SupplierGATEWAY as the platform for our supplier portal, and it is also used for a variety of other functions within Supply Chain Services. Because of this, we do not restrict access to certified diverse suppliers.
We recognize that certification often takes time to acquire. We encourage diverse suppliers to complete certification with the agencies of their choice.
We accept most all recognized third party diverse supplier certifications. These include but are not limited to certifications issued by:
If you don’t see the certification agency that certified your business, please e-mail us at Banner Health Supplier Diversity Mailbox.
Yes, we do. Our Tier 1 efforts focus on commodities and services sourcing, and our Tier 2 efforts will focus on our construction efforts.
Banner Health partners with regional and national third-party organizations to identify qualified suppliers. We are also committed to using our supplier portal to identify diverse suppliers for opportunities.
Registering on our supplier portal does not oblige us to utilize your business. However, registration does provide you an opportunity to tell us more about your business capabilities and start developing a business relationship with Banner Health.
In FY2022, Banner Health’s top 5 spend categories with diverse suppliers were:
Please note procurement priorities change often. This list is provided as a guide only.
We recommend having the following information available when registering in the supplier portal: EIN, legal name, business locations, certifications, NAICS codes, core strengths and a capabilities statement.
Yes, current suppliers with active certifications should still register in the supplier portal. Registering in the supplier portal is the best way to ensure that we recognize your company as a diverse supplier.
Please submit a meeting request to the Banner Health Supplier Diversity Mailbox and we will get back to you within two business days.