Our Vision

Our 1By21 initiative is to achieve $1 Billion in diverse spend by the year 2021. Delta is focused on strategic business partnerships that reflect the diversity of customers who fly our planes.

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Our Goal

To establish a succession plan to grow and sustain diverse supplier participation by providing a significant base of resources including education, access, coaching, and mentoring.

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Our Program

SDA is a performance-centered program that focuses on 12-key areas required to scale a sustainable business by utilizing assessments, a customized curriculum, and match-making.

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Program Benefits

Supplier Development Academy offers an array of benefits for diverse strategic partners who participate in the program including:

  • Position your small business to competitively bid for and obtain contracts with Delta Air Lines and other corporate partners
  • Develop a comprehensive strategy for next level business performance
  • 12-months of mentoring and coaching from industry experts and Delta Air Line executives
  • Enhance your knowledge about the procurement process
  • Strengthen your business infrastructure to increase efficiency and internal operations
  • Identify new markets for business expansion and growth
  • Peer to peer networking and knowledge sharing



Next Steps.....

Are you ready to develop a robust business infrastructure to successfully scale your business so you can compete for and win more corporate contracts? If yes, please review the program eligibility requirements to determine if Supplier Development Academy is right for your business.