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Ready to grow your business and partner with a Fortune 100 company?

Small and Diverse Supplier Networking Event

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  • Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

    9:00 AM to 9:30 AM Registration

    9:30 AM to 1:30 PM Innovation Center Tours, Networking Event & Lunch

    1:30 PM Event concludes

  • 3M Washington, D.C. Innovation Center

    1425 K Street, NW
    Suite 300
    Washington, D.C. 20005

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  • 3M’s Vice President of Sourcing will be hosting a networking event at our company’s Washington, D.C. Innovation Center for small and diverse1 suppliers who are interested in doing business with 3M.

    At 3M we believe that innovation is strengthened by our relationships with diverse and small business suppliers and are committed to providing small and diverse suppliers equal access to business opportunities. In 2017, 3M spent $1.4B with small businesses and $223M with diverse suppliers and we are seeking additional partners to build upon this success.

    3M’s Vice President of Strategic Sourcing will be hosting a networking event on October 16th at our company’s Washington, D.C. Innovation Center for small and diverse1 suppliers who are interested in doing business with 3M.

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  • Agenda

    9:00 AM    Registration
    9:30 AM    3M Innovation Center Tours, Networking Event & Lunch
    1:30 PM     Event Concludes

    Although many will register, attendance is limited to those receiving invitations to ensure that attendees will have time to have meaningful discussions with our Sourcing leaders about supplier opportunities with 3M.

    Please register by August 20th.

  • Category
    NAICS Code
    Service Area

    Capital Equipment

    Industrial manufacturing equipment

    333993 (Packaging Machinery Manufacturing)

    Local, Regional, National, Global


    General construction, electrical construction, mechanical construction, roofing

    236210 (Industrial Building Construction), 236220 (Commercial and Institutional Building Construction), 238210 (Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors)

    Local, Regional, National

    Converting Services

    Foam converting, slitting, rewinding, lamination, die cutting (rotary/flatbed), coating services

    561990 (Tape slitting (e.g., cutting plastic or leather into widths), 313320 (Laminating purchased textiles), 561910 (Packaging and Labeling Services)

    Local, Regional, National

    Engineering Services

    Professional engineering services (civil, structural, architectural, mechanical, electrical)

    541330 (Engineering Services), 237990 (Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction)

    Local, Regional, National

    Facilities Services

    Lawn care, janitorial service & supplies, security, waste hauling, vending services, MRO

    561210 (Facilities Support Services)

    Local, Regional, National


    Injection molding (standard & multi-shot - thermoplastic and silicone), profile extrusion and blow molding

    326199 (All Other Plastics Product Manufacturing)

    Regional, National

    Packaging Components

    Corrugated, folding cartons, thermoform, flexible packaging, labels

    322211 (Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Manufacturing), 322212 (Folding Paperboard Box Manufacturing), 326112 (Plastics Packaging Film and Sheet (including Laminated), Manufacturing)

    Regional, National

    Packaging Services

    Manual packing, semi-automated or automated packaging (flow wrapping, blister seal), compounding & mixing, filling (liquid or aerosol)

    325998 (All Other Miscellaneous Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing), 561910 (Packaging and Labeling Services)

    Regional, National

    Professional Services

    Marketing services, contingent labor (including MSP, Payroll, and Staffing), legal counsel

    541110 (Offices of Lawyers), 541613 (Marketing Consulting Services), 541214 (Payroll Services)

    Regional, National

All fields are required unless indicated optional

  • Pick all that applies

  • Specify any applicable Diversity Classification(s) below:

  • Primary Service Area

Thank you for expressing your interest in attending our event.

In order to ensure that attendees at the event will have the opportunity to have meaningful discussions with our Strategic Sourcing leaders about opportunities with 3M, attendance at the event is limited to those receiving invitations.

Those selected to receive invitations will be notified by email on or before May 11th. If you do not receive an invitation or are unable to attend the event and are still interested in working with 3M as a supplier, please visit our website for prospective suppliers at:


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  • 1For 3M purposes, a diverse supplier is any supplier who qualifies for one or more of the following classifications: Minority-owned business, Women-owned business, Small Business (including Small Disadvantaged, HUBZone, Woman, and Veteran/Service Disabled Veteran).

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