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Supplier Diversity

Intel understands the importance of working with a diverse supply chain that represents our local markets and brings innovative ideas to our business. That is why Supplier Diversity is a valued part of our commitment to deliver world-class products and services.

We recognize diverse suppliers that are over fifty percent owned and operated by a diverse owner(s) with business classifications:
Minority, Women, Veteran, Service-disabled, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender, Persons with Disabilities, Small Disadvantaged, HUB Zone, and 8A. Select here for complete list of definitions

Supplier Diversity Affiliations

Intel participates with the following diversity organizations in support of growth and development of diversity suppliers as well as attending various events.

  • National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)
  • National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)
  • WE Connect International (WCI)
  • Minority Supplier Development China (MSD China)

Second Tier

Intel primary suppliers demonstrate their commitment to supplier diversity through the Intel Second Tier Program ensuring diversity through the supply chain.

Need to establish a program? Gain insight to Establishing a Supplier Diversity Program.

Construction Subcontractors

To quailfy for bid package eligibility complete the prequalification form (pdf) and submit to each Intel Construction Management firm listed.

Marketing in the Digital World

"Cold calls" do not produce results in gaining visibility with our buyers. Sourcing the best suppliers ensures we meet our business objectives. Buyers conduct research, gather business intelligence and search the Internet to identify leading businesses, innovations, and recognition of best in class suppliers. Marketing through Web sites, search engine placement, and published articles expands business recognition and expands your visibility to the global marketplace.


To make Intel aware of your business, select Explore Becoming an Intel Supplier. By registering your information in our system we can quickly prequalify your business for potential opportunities. Should Intel have an interest in your products or services, an Intel buyer will contact you. If there are no immediate opportunities, your business information remains available for future consideration unless you instruct us otherwise in accordance with Intel's Privacy Policy. If you wish your business information to remain available for future consideration, no further action is required by you until contacted.

How to Engage

  • Learn about Intel by reading our Annual Report.
  • Understand the importance of Environmental and Social governance in the supply chain by reading Intel's Global Citizenship Report.
  • Determine if and where you can be most competitive and what value-add solutions make you unique and qualified to be an Intel supplier, see our Information for Potential Suppliers (pdf).
  • Enhance your Internet marketing, understand how your business is perceived when buyers search for leading suppliers by industry, published articles, and marketing.
  • Explore becoming an Intel Supplier.
  • Visit us at an event.
  • Send us an e-mail with the value proposition your business can offer Intel.