Supplier Registration

Through the Supplier Registration Process, prospective suppliers will be sent an invitation by a Bright Horizons employee to apply to become an approved supplier. This application will ask you to upload one or more of the forms listed below.

Federal Tax ID

IRS Form W-9 is used to gather your taxpayer identification number. By submitting this form, you are certifying that the tax id number you are providing is correct and accurate.

Download Blank W-9

Foreign entities should attach the equivalent W-8 form. For information on how to complete a W-8 form, please consult the IRS.gov website.

Certificate of Insurance

Facilities and construction suppliers as well as those suppliers whose agents will come in direct contact with children are required to provide a Certificate of Insurance naming Bright Horizons and it's affiliate entities, as additional insured and certificate holder. The text should read:

Bright Horizons, Bright Horizons Children's Centers LLC and Bright Horizons Family Solutions are
included as Additional Insured on General Liability Insurance policy as it relates to the work performed by
the Named Insured

Bright Horizons Children's Centers LLC
200 Talcott Avenue South
Watertown MA 02472 USA

Sample COI

If you need to seek a Certificate of Insurance Waiver, please email the Procurement Department

Enrichment Provider Agreement

Suppliers providing enrichment activities for children at our centers are required to sign our Enrichment Provider Agreement (EPA). This agreement must be also be signed by the Divisional Vice President for the center where the activities will take place. This agreement must be in place prior to any performance of work and is required for Procurement to setup the supplier for payment.

Sample Enrichment Provider Agreement

Diversity Certification

Supplier diversity is important to the mission of Bright Horizons and Nationally certified diverse suppliers are encouraged to self-identify during the registration process. Once registration is complete, Bright Horizons will reach out to confirm your diversity status.

At this time, Bright Horizons is able to recognize the following classifications:

  • Certified minority-owned businesses, small and large
  • Certified woman-owned businesses, small and large
  • Certified small disadvantaged businesses
  • Small veteran-owned and service disabled veteran-owned businesses
  • Small, certified HUBZone businesses
  • Gay and lesbian-owned businesses

We also encourage suppliers interested in pursuing certification to review the programs and resources on our Supplier Diversity page.

Contact Us

To learn more about Bright Horizons’ opportunities for Suppliers, please contact:

Procurement Department
200 Talcott Avenue
Watertown, MA 02472

Email Us

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