Become an EdgeMarket Vendor

Vendor Benefits

EdgeMarket is a unique cooperative purchasing entity, combining Edge’s industry expertise and community engagement with higher education and the public sector with the power of a nationally available contract vehicle.

EdgeMarket supports a growing partner ecosystem. We issue RFPs and award contracts on behalf of the entire higher education and public sector community within states that recognize out-of-state co-ops, and onboard vendor partners to streamline the procurement of essential technology and services. 

EdgeMarket partners can expect to receive support and benefits including:

  • Access to a contract vehicle for nationwide public procurement

    • Co-op participants and co-op vendors can avoid the costly and lengthy RFP process and move directly to a contract.

  • A collaborative press release announcing partnership

    • Posted to Edge website and shared with Edge members via email our newsletters and social channels

    • Partner authorized to send to their institution contacts and press connections to promote partnership

  • Landing page in EdgeMarket procurement portal

    • Includes a section highlighting partner-provided information. Feature videos, links, PDFs, and any other content you'd like to provide for the portal.

  • Promotion of partner webinars/events via Edge newsletters and the EdgeMarket portal

  • Access to EdgeMarket branding for your use in collateral and communications

  • Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities at our highly acclaimed EdgeCon events.

  • An annual advertising opportunity in our member magazine, including View From the Edge.

  • A member-informed consortium which can provide insight and feedback on partner solutions

  • Ongoing coordination with the Edge marketing and business development team, to advance the adoption of partner solutions

Get Started - The Vendor Profile Submission Form

A great way to get started is to let us know about you. To do that:

Already a partner and want to maximize the value and impact? Contact Dan Miller, AVP EdgeMarket at