Welcome to the GSDA Virtual Showcase

The Global Supplier Diversity Alliance (GSDA) is hosting a unique event – connecting minority business owners with corporate and government buyers from around the world.

Showcasing minority businesses from Australia, Canada, South Africa and the United Kingdom, the virtual trade fair will highlight businesses that have capacity to offer international products and services.


Who should attend?

Businesses who want to be leaders in sharing knowledge and creating opportunities for minority-owned businesses to grow and expand globally. Organisations who want to champion minority businesses in establishing mainstream supply chain opportunities and playing a supporting role in building sustainable communities.

Not for profit

Participating Councils

Why attend?


minority business owners providing innovative ideas, products and solutions


with business owners offering globally available products and services


more about supplier diversity in different countries through webinars and other online resources


and network online with supplier diversity peers and colleagues from different industries and countries



virtual face-to-face meetings


panel discussions on demand


virtual supplier booths at any time


The GSDA Virtual Showcase will feature businesses from Australia, Canada, South Africa and the United Kingdom. The virtual 4 hour trade fair will showcase businesses that have the capacity to fulfil large scale national projects and/or offer international products and services.
This is an online event. You do not have to travel to any specific location. You can participate anywhere that you have a good Internet connection. The event is accessible from desktop, mobile and tablet devices. Your login details will be sent to you once you Register.
The GSDA Virtual Showcase will take place on Wednesday 2 December 2020 for four hours starting at 10am EDT, and will be followed by a 30 day on-demand access period where you can watch presentations, download resources, and send an email to exhibitors.

The event kicks off at:
Australia 9pm AEDT
Canada 5am EDT
China 6pm CST
South Africa 12pm SAST
UK 10am EDT
Buyers from Corporate, Government and Not-for-Profit organisations looking to engage Minority/Indigenous businesses in their supply chains.
This event is free to attendees.
Yes. You need to register for the event to be able to access the Auditorium, and Exhibition Hall.
You can access the event by using the credentials you created during registration. You will need your login ID (this is the e-mail ID you entered) and password.

You can login on the day and also anytime up to Friday 1 January 2021. Once you login, you will be taken to the virtual lobby where you can access the Auditorium and Exhibition Hall.

Still have a question?

For any questions not answered on the FAQ page, please get in touch with us via events@supplynation.org.au and we will get back to you as soon as we can.