Supplier Showcase

May 28th, 2015
9:30am - 2:00pm
LaSells Stewart Center

Benny Beaver making his appearanceIn the past, the OSU Merchant Expo was a product and services trade show organized and presented by Procurement and Contract Services, now a division of Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management (PCMM). This tradeshow has been presented annually since 1996 and has become a highly attended signature event for the University, with the purpose of connecting OSU staff in the market for goods and services and suppliers interested in doing business with OSU. 

For 2015, PCMM is focusing on a new vision for our annual trade show event. As we continue to strengthen strategic sourcing efforts and obtaining the best possible value in the contracts available to the University, we will also align our trade show to support these efforts and to ensure it provides educational and business value to both attendees and participating suppliers.

As a result, our event will now be known as the OSU Supplier Showcase. This tradeshow will provide the most meaningful networking and business opportunities to the clients we support. Our main focus will be on Buy ORANGE vendors (contracted pricing agreements with OSU) as well as MWESB (Minority, Women-Owned and Emerging Small Business), QRF (Qualified Rehabilitation Facilities) and local Corvallis-based vendors that provide goods and services to OSU departments campus-wide. (Please note that this event does not include construction-related goods and services.)

Participating Vendor List

Vendors Attendees
  • Registration will begin early 2015 by INVITE ONLY
  • Booth rates will range between $350 and $575, depending on booth location and vendor category
  • There is a 2-booth limit per vendor
  • Registration will be rolled out in phases:
    • Buy ORANGE/Contracted Vendors (starts 2/2/15)
    • MWESB/QRF Vendors(starts 3/2/15)
    • Corvallis-based vendors (starts 3/16/15 for remaining available booths - vendors must provide goods or services to departments across campus)
  • Registration will not be required this year for attendees
  • Drinks and snacks will be available during event (attendees may purchase own lunch at nearby eateries)
  • Please encourage buyers and purchasing decision-makers in your area to attend
  • Bring your business cards for door prize drawings!
  • Download and print the informational flyer (PDF) to post in your department

For further information please contact us using our Contact Supplier Showcase form.

Supplier Showcase Terms and Conditions

For Supplier Showcase 2015

  1. LaSells Stewart Center Policies: Vendors shall abide by the LaSells Stewart Center policies which are located at http://oregonstate.edu/lasells/policies.
  2. Canvass Marketing: Vendors are prohibited from canvass marketing outside of the Facility by distributing advertising materials to persons, private automobiles or buildings within the Oregon State University Corvallis campus.
  3. Cancellation: Cancellation requests must be made in writing to conferences@oregonstate.edu by 5:00pm PT on Friday, April 24, 2015.  Cancellation requests received by that time will receive a refund of registration fees minus a $40 administrative fee.  Substitutions may be allowed. Vendors cancelling after 5:00pm PDT on April 24, 2015 will not be eligible for a refund and will be responsible to pay the cost for the reserved exhibit space.
  4. Right of Removal or Refusal: OSU reserves the right to remove or refuse Vendors, exhibits, decorations, materials or publications that are inappropriate, unsuitable or not in compliance with policies, rules or regulations. OSU reserves the right to stop or remove from the Event any Vendor, or their representative, performing any act or practice which, in the opinion of OSU, is objectionable.
  5. Default: If the Vendor fails to comply in any respect with the terms of this Agreement, Vendor will be deemed in default of this Agreement and may be requested to vacate their reserved exhibit space. In the event of default, all costs paid by the Vendor to OSU shall be deemed earned and nonrefundable. OSU shall have the right to occupy or resell the exhibit space.
  6. Force Majeure: OSU shall not be held responsible or liable for any damage or expense incurred by Vendors if the Event is delayed, interrupted or not held as scheduled for causes beyond OSU’s reasonable control. If the Event is not held as scheduled, and is subsequently not rescheduled, costs paid to OSU by Vendors will be refunded.
  7. Non Waiver: Failure by OSU at any time to require the performance by the Vendor of any of the provisions hereof shall in no way effect the right of OSU hereunder to enforce the same, nor shall any waiver by OSU of any breach hereof be held to be a waiver of any succeeding or continuing breach or a waiver of this non waiver clause.
  8. Indemnification: Vendor agrees to indemnify and hold harmless OSU, its employees, agents and board members from any and all liabilities, damages, action, costs, losses, claims and expenses (including attorneys fees), arising out of or resulting in whole or in part from any act omission, negligence, fault or violation of law or ordinance by Vendor, its employees or agents.
  9. Insurance: Vendor shall at its sole cost and expense, procure and maintain through the term of this Agreement the following insurance:
    • Commercial General Liability Insurance providing coverage against claims for bodily injury or death and property damage occurring in or upon or resulting from the exhibit and storage space, which is the subject of this agreement. Such insurance is to offer immediate protection to the limit of not less than $1,000,000 and such insurance shall include Blanket Contractual Liability Coverage, which insures contractual liability in this agreement to OSU.
    • Automobile Liability Insurance with limits not less than $1,000,000 each occurrence, combined single limit for bodily injury and property damage including coverage's for owned, non-owned and hired vehicles, including loading and uploading operations.
    • Workers' Compensation Insurance in compliance with ORS 656.017, which requires subject employers to provide workers' compensation coverage that satisfies Oregon law for all their subject workers, unless such employees are exempt under ORS 656.126.

If you have any questions regarding the terms and conditions above, please contact the Procurement Manager at Oregon State University, Procurement and Contract Services Department, 644 SW 13th Street, Corvallis OR, 97333-4238, (541) 737-7349.

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Participating Vendors

Below is the list of the confirmed vendors in alphabetical order for Supplier Showcase 2015 (the Type legend is at the bottom of the list). This will be updated on a weekly basis during vendor registration.

Vendor
Category Type Description
Azumano Travel Travel Buy ORANGE Vendor Icon Established in 1949 and headquartered in Portland, Azumano Travel is a Travel Management Company providing the State of Oregon, higher education and corporate clients complete travel management services.
BBSI Other Buy ORANGE Vendor Icon BBSI combines the best tools in human resource and risk management with industry-leading knowledge to create a unique operational platform. Our expertise in human resource management, risk mitigation and safety, payroll administration, workers’ compensation coverage and employee benefits allow business owners to focus on their core business. BBSI's partnerships help more than 3,000 client companies in 23 states maximize the operational efficiencies of their businesses.
Bella Vino Gift Baskets Other Local Vendor Icon We are a Corvallis based company licensed through the Collegiate Licensing Company as OSU's Internal Supplier for Oregon State themed gift baskets and boxes. We create gifts using local to Corvallis made wine, beer, cider and artisan foods.
BlueSun, Inc.       Other QRF Vendor Icon BlueSun, Inc is a local nonprofit business. We provide employment services for our returning veterans as well as all individuals with disabilities. We also provide payroll and staffing services. The proceeds to go to the LBCC and OSU foundations.
Blue Dawg Promotions Advertising Local Vendor Icon Blue Dawg Promotions takes the stress out of choosing promotional products by offering fast, free personalized service with every order. Your satisfaction is guaranteed. Business, corporate and university branding since 1985 right here in Corvallis!
CDW-G Computers Buy ORANGE Vendor Icon CDW-G is the leading North American provider of technology products and services to Higher Education.
CTL Computers Buy ORANGE Vendor Icon CTL was founded in Portland, Oregon in 1989. After over 25 years in business, CTL has grown to an international company that designs and manufactures computer products including Chromebooks; desktop and mobile PCs, LED Monitors, and high performance servers. CTL also manufacturers specialty devices including ruggedized tablets and slates.
Cintas Corporation Other Buy ORANGE Vendor Icon Cintas is a full service company that provides rental, lease and direct purchase of workwear apparel and uniforms as well as a suite of facility services. Cleaning chemicals, restroom supply, mat and towel laundry are examples of a few of the facility services we provide.
Cornerstone Associates, Inc. Other QRF Vendor Icon Cornerstone Associates is a not-for-profit organization in Corvallis, Oregon that employs adults with developmental disabilities in our community at our local businesses including Taylor Street Ovens, B&J Bookbinding, Cornerstone Janitorial, Cornerstone Landscape Maintenance, Cornerstone Wood Products, and Cornerstone Packaging Plus. Cornerstone Associates creates meaningful community involvement for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In Business to Make a Difference.
Corvallis Country Club Other Local Vendor Icon Beautiful venue for off-site meetings, from 15 people to 400, minutes from OSU.
Dell Inc. Computers Buy ORANGE Vendor Icon Dell empowers countries, communities, customers and people everywhere to use technology to realize their dreams. Customers trust us to deliver technology solutions that help them do and achieve more, whether they are at home, work, school or anywhere in their world.
Galt Foundation Other QRF Vendor Icon Galt Foundation is the answer to all your professional staffing needs. We are a non-profit organization that provides temporary staffing services through our offices in Portland, Salem and Eugene, Oregon.
Garten Services, Inc. Other QRF Vendor Icon Garten Services provides sustainable services in recycling, electronics recycling, secure document destruction, mail services, custodial services, commercial laundry, packaging and assembly, and zero waste event staffing.  Our mission is to employ people with disabilities.
Graebel Moving Services Moving Services Buy ORANGE Vendor Icon At Graebel, our motto is "Commitments Made, Commitments Kept." And the best way to fulfill our promise is to give you outstanding customer service throughout your move: One company will oversee your entire move, ensuring quality service and accountability, every step along the way. Our experienced moving professionals are background checked, substance tested, and prepared to ensure a pleasant moving experience.
Grainger Industrial Supplies Buy ORANGE Vendor Icon Grainger is a leading distributor of industrial supplies, MRO equipment, tools and materials. With access to over 900,000 industrial supply products available online and in our print catalog, we provide maintenance, repair, and operational solutions for the ones who get it done.
Hewlett Packard Co. (HP) Computers Buy ORANGE Vendor Icon Hewlett-Packard Company or HP is an American multinational information technology corporation headquartered in Palo Alto, California, United States. It provides hardware, software and services to consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health and education sectors.
IpseNault Other MWESB Vendor Icon Promotional products, imprinted clothing, awards & displays.
King Office Equipment & Designs Furniture Buy ORANGE Vendor Icon
MWESB Vendor Icon
Providing ergonomic furniture for the work place.
Linn Benton Tractor Other Local Vendor Icon Kubota Tractor Dealership
Mid-Valley Media Advertising Buy ORANGE Vendor Icon We offer an array of advertising options for The Corvallis Gazette-Times, Albany Democrat-Herald, Lebanon Express, Philomath Express, and This Week including, but not limited to: newspaper, online and mobile, behavioral targeting, search engine optimization and marketing, social media marketing, create, print and insert flyers/booklets, commercial print jobs, employment ads in newspaper, online and we partner with Monster.com.
N-Hance Wood Renewal Other Local Vendor Icon Renew your existing wood. Enjoy beautiful, like new cabinets, floors, and other wood surfaces without dust, mess, or harmful odors and at a fraction of the cost of other methods. Nhance your existing wood or change the color. We minimize your downtime and costs. No Dust, No Mess, No Odor.
Office Depot / OfficeMax Furniture
and Office Supplies
Buy ORANGE Vendor Icon
Formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, Office Depot, Inc. is a leading global provider of products, services, and solutions for every workplace, whether your workplace is an office, home, school, or car. Office Depot, Inc. is a resource and a catalyst to help customers work better. We are a single source for everything customers need to be more productive, including the latest technology, core office supplies, print and document services, business services, facilities products, furniture, and school essentials.
Office World Furniture Buy ORANGE Vendor Icon Quality Office Furniture, Installation and Design.
Oregon Rehabilitation Association Other QRF Vendor Icon We are the professional membership association for providers of services to individuals with disabilities. As the hub of the disability community, we provide a collaborative platform that connects and empowers our members through learning, advocacy, resources and innovation.
Pest Solutions LLC Other MWESB Vendor Icon We offer Pest Control and Nuisance wildlife control (unwanted duck issues?) "Green As Can Be"
Ramsay Sign Company Other MWESB Vendor Icon Interior and exterior signage, ADA, illuminated, non-illuminated, freestanding, wayfinding signs of all types.
REMI Group Other Buy ORANGE Vendor Icon Remi provides comprehensive Equipment Maintenance Management and Asset Management Programs for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers, Financial Institutions, Government Agencies, Colleges, Universities, Grocery Stores, and Commercial Operations. We specialize in providing quality service, technical resources, innovative management systems, and financially secure solutions to our customers, offering the tools and support necessary to reduce maintenance budget while improving equipment performance.
RICOH Copiers Buy ORANGE Vendor Icon Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services.
SmithCFI, Inc. Furniture Buy ORANGE Vendor Icon SmithCFI is a contract furniture dealership that represents over 200 manufacturers. We hold contracts on "Buy ORANGE" for 7 manufacturers: Steelcase, Coalesse, Details, Watson, Friant, OS Brands, and RFM Preferred seating.
Special Occasions Other Local Vendor Icon Special Occasions is the premiere supplier for all of your event equipment needs. We provide tents, stages, tables, chairs, linens and so much more. We can assist in designing and laying out trade shows, speaking engagements and staff parties for 10 people to 10,000!
Staples Advantage Office Supplies Buy ORANGE Vendor Icon Staples is a large office supply chain store, with over 2,000 stores worldwide in 26 countries. Staples sells supplies, office machines, promotional products, furniture, technology, safety and business services both in stores and online.
Teel's Travel Planners, Inc. Travel Buy ORANGE Vendor Icon We are a locally owned travel agency with contracted services available to OSU and the community. Our services include both corporate, group, international and domestic travel.  You deserve a vacations! Come see us!
VWR International Lab Equipment Buy ORANGE Vendor Icon VWR enables science in laboratory and production facilities in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, government and healthcare industries. VWR has more than 8,500 associates working to streamline the way scientists, medical professionals and production engineers stock and manage their businesses.
Westside Moving & Storage Moving Services Buy ORANGE Vendor IconMWESB Vendor Icon Westside Moving & Storage is an agent for Mayflower Transit and offers domestic and international household goods relocations.
Workplace Resource of Oregon Furniture Buy ORANGE Vendor Icon Oregon's only Certified Herman Miller dealer representing over 100 contract furniture manufacturers. We specialize in ergonomic + educational solutions for higher education. We are a "Buy ORANGE" vendor, and can also access US Communities, IPA, State of Oregon, and OSU pricing contracts.
Workpointe Furniture Buy ORANGE Vendor Icon Dealer/Rep for contract furniture solutions in the higher education market. Applications include office, classroom, lounge, dining, residence halls, computer labs, auditorium/lecture halls, libraries and athletic facilities. Design, project management and installation services available.

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