Supplier Council | Prime ConnectWorks Series: Doing Business With Reckitt Benckiser (RB) (Web-Cast) – 5/10/2017

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Supplier Council | Prime ConnectWorks Series: Doing Business With Reckitt Benckiser (RB) (Web-Cast) – 5/10/2017Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 11 am - 12 pm EST [Web Conference]

Are you interested in diversifying your company’s footprint in the health and hygiene industry?  Join us to learn about subcontracting opportunities with Reckitt Benckiser (RB), the #1 company worldwide in the consumer health and hygiene industry.   Sore head? Stubborn stain?  Did you know RB Powerbrands like Nurofen and Vanish  – and that’s just scratching the surface of their expansive product list – has the answer to some of life’s most common problems. In fact, RB is #1 in the consumer health and hygiene industry, developing and selling 20 million products a day in nearly 200 countries.

Listed are NAICS codes and descriptions of specific products that Reckitt Benckiser (RB) is interested in identifying WOSB, SDB, SDVOSB suppliers.  Also listed are FOB locations where products must be shipped.

NAICS Code                   Description                                             Delivery Location

  1. 311941                        Pepper Mesh                                           Springfield, MO
  2. 325120                        Propellant                                              Hillsborough, NJ
  3. 326199                        Shrink and Stretch Film or Sleeves             St. Peters, MO
  4. 322211                        Corrugated                                             Hillsborough, NJ
  5. 311930                        General flavors / Thickeners                      Springfield, MO
  6. 322221                        Injection                                                Tjiuana, Mexico
  7. 311942                        Processed Spices                                     Springfield, MO
  8. 324199                        Wax Vegetable or Paraffin Wax                  St. Peters, MO

Join RB representatives Brooke Tomlinson – RB Key Account Manager, Manager Markets and Shantel Grigsby, RB Subcontractor for an informative session to potentially tap into subcontracting opportunities in the consumer health and hygiene industry.  Topics to be discussed include: History Overview of Reckitt Benckiser (RB), Product Brands, Markets, Overview Small Business Subcontracting Program, Current Small Business Subcontracting Goals, Special Products needed from WOSB, SDB, SDVOSB, How to share your Business Capabilities to RB,  and Questions and Answers.

Meeting Details

Date & Time: Wednesday, May 10, 2017. 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST
Location: Web Conference (register to secure log-in/dial-in details)

General Registration & Fees

Fees for the meeting are as follows:

Upon completion of your registration, you will be provided with the meeting dial-in and log-in information.

[Government Agency, Large Prime Contractor and Resource Provider Representatives (as approved by USWCC) – Complimentary.]

Vikki Hawthorne, National Director | Supplier Development - The American Small Business Chamber of Commerce

Vikki Hawthorne is the National Director – Supplier Development for The American Small Business Chamber of Commerce / NASBC – National Association of Small Business Contractors. Widely regarded as a passionate small business resource partner who thoroughly understands the many challenges of small business ownership, Ms. Hawthorne has extensive ‘insider’ experience in federal government contracting and training.  In 2014,  Ms. Hawthorne retired with 30 years of federal government service with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA).

Ms. Hawthorne spent over 15 years as the Supplier Outreach Program Manager in the DLA Land and Maritime Small Business Programs Office before her promotion to the senior leadership position of Associate Director.  In that role, Ms. Hawthorne collaborated with small business advocate organizations and prime contractors to promote small business participation in federal prime and subcontracting procurement opportunities.  Ms. Hawthorne further expanded and facilitated supplier education with Training, Knowledge, Opportunities Seminars hosted by DLA Land and Maritime. In addition, Ms. Hawthorne coordinated with acquisition personnel to identify small and socioeconomically designated businesses as potential sources of supply. Ms. Hawthorne frequently regarded as subject matter expert for supplier and acquisition personnel training development was known nationally as an enthusiastic and thoughtful speaker, facilitator and trainer.