2463 Pledge | Keep It Local

The IT Buyer Keep IT Local Commitment


We, _______________, pledge to support Birmingham area technology vendors by buying local whenever possible.

We will support area vendors in an effort to keep technology dollars within the local economy. We will work with area vendors to communicate our supply needs and demands within our companies and business units.

By signing this pledge we recognize the importance of "keeping IT local" and are committing to:

  • Invest in the community by reaching out to local vendors and procuring services and products locally when possible.
  • Commit to an open dialog with local vendors about technology needs and areas where collaboration opportunities exist.
  • Consider first the Keep IT Local supplier database as a resource when suppliers meet buyer’s vendor and compliance qualifications.
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The IT Service Provider Keep IT Local Commitment


We, _______________, pledge to support Birmingham area businesses by supplying our product or service whenever possible.

We will support area businesses in an effort to keep technology dollars within the local economy. We will work with area businesses to communicate our product or service capabilities.

By signing this pledge we recognize the importance of "keeping IT local" and are committing to:

  • Invest in the community by growing our relationship and providing products or services to area businesses when possible.
  • Commit to an open dialog with local businesses about technology needs and areas where collaboration opportunities exist.
  • Consider joint development and/or collaboration on new capabilities that will meet the needs of local businesses when possible.
  • Provide updated information as a Keep IT Local supplier on the TechBirmingham local supplier database.
  • As a supplier, commit to reporting your company's annual gross sales of IT products and services to local customers/companies to ensure measurement of the Keep IT Local Pledge economic impact.
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