Did you know...
Updated August 2014
- The MHEC represents over 500 member organizations throughout New England
- The MHEC is pleased to offer associate membership at no cost to the following organizations in New England:
- The MHEC has 85 charter members.
- Over 55 contracts awarded to multiple suppliers. Which equals over 500 supplier contracts.
- Over 500 suppliers, including global, national, regional and small, minority and women-owned businesses
- Has over 4,000 brands on contract
- Has over 26,000 products on contract
- Working together for higher education and educational organizations since 1977
- We provide a greater marketplace for local businesses
- We represent one of the many tools in the procurement professional's tool kit
- We provide accountability and audit tracking
- We provide annual contract volume reporting which includes tracking small, minority, women-owned, disadvantaged and prison industries
- Member of NAEB-NE
- Non-profit 501(c)(3)
- Member of MAPPO
- Many staff are MCPPO, NAEB-NE, NEMA, MASBO, MANAHRO designated
- All MHEC IFB's are publically bid with Chapter 30B as standard
- The MHEC has developed some contracts through collaboration with Massachusetts OSD (Operational Services Division), HCOG (Hampshire Council of Governments) & MLS (Massachusetts Library System)
If you are a qualifying institution and are interested in joining, please click here to download a membership application form and contact:
Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium
c/o University of Massachusetts Amherst
505 East Pleasant St.
Amherst, MA 01003