August 10 – Virtual DTE Northern Supplier Meet & Greet
Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC), in partnership with DTE and a regional economic development partner group, is hosting a virtual event on Tuesday, August 10, providing Northern Michigan suppliers with an opportunity to learn how to do business with DTE. The event will include a webinar with an overview of becoming a DTE supplier, followed by pre-scheduled one-on-one buyer-supplier meetings to discuss procurement opportunities.
DTE is looking for businesses with a broad range of products and services. A supplier application for one-on-one meetings is separate from general webinar registration; not all suppliers will be selected for meetings but are encouraged to apply. The application is now open at https://pmbc.connect.space/
August 12 – Meet the Buyer: Doing Business with the Government and Public Purchasers
The PMBC team, in collaboration with the Flint & Genesee Economic Alliance PTAC and The Saginaw Future PTAC, will work with public agencies to provide guidance on locating procurement opportunities and winning contracts through roundtable discussions. https://pmbc.connect.space/
August 19 – 2021 Macomb Meet the Buyer
Macomb Meet the Buyer is an event brought to you by PMBC and Macomb Regional PTAC, that connects businesses with government agencies and prime contractors. This event will give small businesses access to buyers from across federal, state, and local governments. Major prime contractors will be in attendance, seeking capable subcontractors to help meet requirements. Also, you will have an opportunity to meet with Michigan resource partners.
Supplier application open now, to meet with: Oakland University-Purchasing, Marine Corps Systems Command, US General Services Administration, Defense Logistics Agency Land (DLA-WRN), American Rheinmetall Vehicles, LLC, Wayne State University, Great Lakes Water Authority, Department of Veterans Affairs, Federal Aviation Administration, Oshkosh Defense, State of Michigan Procurement – DTMB, Department of Health & Human Services Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, General Dynamics Land Systems, TACOM OSBP, and Testek Solutions. https://pmbc.connect.space/
August 25 – Meet the Buyer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) is partnering with Blue Cross® Blue Shield® of Michigan to host a matchmaking event. This virtual event is aimed at helping Blue Cross identify critical suppliers to advance key organizational objectives in procurement. The event will add value to Michigan based companies to fulfil Blue Cross Blue Shield bids, therefore creating more business opportunities. https://pmbc.connect.space/
September 14 – Kent County Business Expo
Join the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) team and the Kent County Purchasing Division for the Kent County Business Expo. The no-cost virtual event will include an educational webinar, followed by one-on-one buyer/supplier meetings with the Kent County Purchasing Division. Michigan businesses do not need to be located in Kent County to participate. The supplier application is open at https://pmbc.connect.space/
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