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Entertainment Supplier Diversity Network

Welcome to the Entertainment Supplier Diversity Network, your gateway to fostering diversity and inclusivity within the entertainment industry.

 

We are committed to driving positive change by providing a comprehensive platform that offers

  • Diversity Certification,

  • Training,

  • Funding Opportunities, and

  • Seamless Supplier/Buyer Matching Services.

 

As advocates for equity and representation, we are dedicated to reshaping the landscape of entertainment through empowerment and collaboration.

Our Core Values

We practice what we preach

Diversity First

We believe in the power of diversity to enrich creative endeavors. We are committed to promoting a wide range of voices, backgrounds, and perspectives across all sectors of the entertainment industry.

Inclusivity

We foster an environment that is welcoming and inclusive, where every individual feels valued and empowered to contribute their unique talents and ideas.

Empowerment Through Education

We are dedicated to providing comprehensive training and resources that empower aspiring and established professionals to thrive in the entertainment industry, regardless of their background.

Collaboration

We understand that meaningful change happens when we work together. We actively seek partnerships with entertainment businesses, organizations, and individuals who share our vision of a more inclusive industry.

Transparency

We uphold the highest standards of transparency and integrity in all our interactions. Our commitment to fairness and ethical practices guides our decisions and actions.

Our Mission is to Empower 

At the Entertainment Supplier Diversity Network, our mission is to create a vibrant and equitable entertainment industry that celebrates diversity and supports underrepresented voices.

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Unexplored Talent Pool

Less than 10% of production vendors in the entertainment industry are minority

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Representation Matters

Only 17% of film directors are from underrepresented racial/ethnic backgrounds

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Uneven Gender Distribution

Women account for only 29% of executive positions in major entertainment companies.

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Economic Empowerment

For every dollar spent on supplier diversity, $1.70 is generated in economic and social impact. 

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