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PMBC | Supplier Application closing for Southwest Michigan Buyer-Supplier Meet and Greet

Michigan Business Network
September 20, 2022 11:00 AM

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Southwest Michigan Buyer-Supplier Meet And Greet
Event: October 19, 2022

Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC), Southwest Michigan First, and a regional partner group* are excited to host the Southwest Michigan Buyer-Supplier Meet and Match, connecting Michigan suppliers to purchasing organizations for procurement opportunities. The event will include presentations on how to do business with participating buyers, information on growth resources available for Michigan businesses, networking, and pre-scheduled one-on-one buyer-supplier meetings.**

Participating buyers include Charles River Laboratories, Consumers Energy, CSM, Denso, DTE, EQ Systems, Getman Corporation, Green Bay Packaging, Kalamazoo Public Schools, Kalsec, PNC Bank, Rockford Construction, Schupan, TH Plastic, and Western Michigan University.The event is open to anyone interested in attending, with a priority focus on opportunities for local and diverse suppliers. Registration is required; a supplier application for one-on-one meetings is separate and required for those interested in being considered.

Supplier Application
This form allows suppliers to detail capabilities relevant to buyer needs to be communicated in this application, for consideration of a one-on-one meeting with a buyer(s) during the in-person Southwest Michigan Buyer-Supplier Meet & Match event on October 19th. Completing this application does not guarantee a meeting.

Please scroll through the list of each buyer's specific needs. If you find your capabilities match the needs of the buyer, please apply. Buyers will review supplier applications and make selections of suppliers for one-on-one meetings. You will be notified in an email the week of September 26th, to let you know if you have been selected for a meeting.

In this form, you will also have an option to auto-register for general attendance at the event.

Please contact pmbc@michigan.org with any questions.

*Regional partner group includes Albion Economic Development Corporation, Battle Creek Unlimited, Choose Marshall, and Market Van Buren

**Not all businesses will be selected for one-on-one meetings but will still have opportunities to meet with buyers at walk-up tables

Timeline: Until 9/23: Supplier Application open

9/26- 9/30: Supplier selection

Week of 10/3: Selected suppliers notified, meeting schedule sent

Week of 10/10: Know Before You Go info sent to attendees

October 19th: Southwest Michigan Buyer-Supplier Meet & Match event

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