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PMBC | Register for Michigan Supplier Events in Bay City, Battle Creek

Michigan Business Network
April 3, 2024 7:00 AM


May 13: Great Lakes Bay Supplier Summit

Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC), and a regional economic development partnership group including Bay Future, Greater Gratiot Development, Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance, Middle Michigan Development Corporation, Midland Business Alliance, and Saginaw Future, are partnering on an event connecting Michigan based suppliers to procurement opportunities with private and public purchasing organizations located in Mid-Michigan.


This event will be held on Monday, May 13 from 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. in downtown Bay City.

The event will:

  • Introduce local suppliers to procurement representatives from public and private organizations
  • Educate suppliers on how to do business with participating buyers
  • Connect suppliers to technical assistance available through a resource partner network

There is no cost to participate though registration is required.


May 21: Southwest Michigan Supplier Summit

PMBC is partnering with Southwest Michigan First and a regional partner group to host the 2024 Southwest Michigan Supplier Readiness event on May 21 from 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Firekeepers Casino and Hotel in Battle Creek. This event is designed to support small businesses interested in showcasing their capabilities to local buyers by providing them with a variety of resources that will enable them to put their best foot forward through:

  • Accessing capacity-building resources  
  • Preparing for procurement opportunities  
  • Perfecting their pitch  
  • Growing and maintaining supply chain relationships  

Buyers include Bronson Health, Charles River Laboratories, Denso, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Kellanova, Meijer Market Format, and more.

The Summit will be open to all suppliers looking for support to become buyer-ready, with a focus on opportunities for local and diverse businesses. The event will include presentations on doing business with Southwest Michigan organizations, breakout sessions on supplier resources, and buyer-supplier networking. There is no cost to participate though registration is required.

REGISTER HERE by May 15th 
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