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The purchasing services team sources vendors to provide easy access for you. Whenever possible, use a vendor that has a Master Service Agreement (MSA) with the University to avoid delays in purchasing and more complicated processes.

Pre-Approved Vendors
Category Master Service Agreement Vendor Name Connect Carolina Vendor ID #
Audio Technicians Yes RMB AUDIO (CPA, Memorial Hall) 50313
AV – Teleprompts No PromptAmerica 80840
AV Equip & Tech No Lee Hartman 30817
AV Equip Rental Yes Atlas Event Technologies 33338
AV Equip Rental Yes Atlas Stageworks Lighting 30848
AV Equip Rental No Get Lit 41534
AV Equip Rental No On Services

AV in house hotels No Encore
Book through hotel at destination
AV Stream & Prod Yes Intentional AV 135939
Catering – Casual Yes Panera Bread Pcard
Catering – Full Svc No 39 West Catering 37450
Catering – Full Svc Yes Carolina Catering CBM
Catering – Full Svc Yes Catering Works 32544
Catering – Full Svc No Chapel Hill Restaurant Group 37606
Catering – Full Svc No Hope Valley Diner
Catering – Full Svc Yes Ogan Hospitality DBA Rocky Top
Hosp Friday Center, South Bldg
Catering – Full Svc No Picnic Basket
Catering – Full Svc Yes RockyTop
(Blue Zone)
Catering – Full Svc No Snap Pea 74383
Catering – Full Svc No Spread NC 99595
Catering – Full Svc No The Catering Company of Chapel Hill 31058
Catering – Restaurant Yes Hawkers – University Place
Catering – Restaurant No Tandem Carrboro 72542
Catering – Restaurant Yes Top of the Hill (MicroManagers) 32138
Catering – Specialty No Event Water / Outdoor events 56774
Catering – Specialty No Happiest Hostess (bartending)
Decorations No Amazing Balloons
Decorations No Balloons and Tunes 31150
Entertainment No Bunn DJ & Event Svc Pcard
Entertainment Yes Lightning Events 123162
Entertainment Yes Ragland Productions, Inc Pcard
Entertainment No Shutterbooth
Entertainment Yes Zimzoom Photo booth rental 60661
Florals No Bowerbird Flowers and Apothecary 45716
Florals No Purple Puddle 31332
Florals No University Florist 30914
Florals No Watered Gardens 32533
Ground Transport No Academy Bus Tours 42116
Ground Transport No Blue Diamond Buses 83123
Ground Transport No Brads Transportation 32051
Ground Transport Yes Carolina Livery 32416
Ground Transport Yes Eco Style 41189
Ground Transport Yes Holiday Bus Tours 32229
Ground Transport No Limolink (black car and shared service) n/a
Ground Transport Yes Lyft Concierge n/a
Ground Transport No Southern Express 35031
Ground Transport Yes Uber 4 Business n/a
M&E software No Cvent – software, sourcing, service 35206
M&E software Yes Modern Campus 109168
M&E software Yes Stova 136116
M&E software Yes Webex Events (formerly Socio) 129166
Photography Yes Photo Specialties / graduation n/a
Printing Yes UNC Creative CBM
Printing Yes UNC Print Stop CBM
Rentals No American Furniture Rentals 56797
Rentals No American Party Rentals 31746
Rentals No BBJ La Tavola Linens 42453
Rentals No Curated Events 85221
Rentals No Greenhouse Picker Sisters 85488
Rentals No Neon Entertainment (used for Fall Fest) 69831
Rentals No Party Reflections 40617
Rentals No Party Tables 31656
Rentals No Revel XP / Tailgate events 137966
Rentals No RSVP Party Service / Events 103820
Rentals No TCS Event Rentals 32515
Rentals No ThemeWorks Creative 51415
TMC Yes Anthony Travel (Athletics exclusive) TMC
TMC Yes World Travel, Inc. TMC
TMC – Airline Yes American Airlines TMC
TMC – Airline Yes Delta TMC
TMC – Airline Yes Southwest TMC
TMC – Airline Yes United TMC
TMC – Car Rental Yes Enterprise/National Car rental TMC
TMC – Hotels No AC Hotel Per location
TMC – Hotels No Aloft Per location
TMC – Hotels No Atma Group: CY, HX, HI – CH Per location
TMC – Hotels No Graduate Hotels Per location
TMC – Hotels No Marriott – national sales Per location
TMC – Hotels No Residence Inn by Marriott Chapel Hill Per location
TMC – Hotels Yes The Carolina Inn CBM
TMC – Hotels Yes The Rizzo Center CBM

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