Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC), Southwest Michigan First and a regional partner group* are excited to host the Southwest Michigan Buyer-Supplier Meet & 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.**
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.
Registration and the supplier application will open on/around August 24th; please check back at that time to submit.
7/18 – 8/19: Buyer intake form open
8/24 – 9/16: Supplier Application open
9/19 – 9/23: Supplier selection
Week of 9/26: Selected suppliers notified, meeting schedule sent
Week of 10/3: Know Before You Go info sent to attendees
October 19th: Southwest Michigan Buyer-Supplier Meet & Match event
*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