Upcoming Events & Application Know-Before-You-Go

What is PMBC?

PMBC FAQ

Who can attend a PMBC Summit?

PMBC invites all interested local, national, and global purchasing companies interested in connecting with the Michigan supply base to attend matchmaking summits. For qualified suppliers, most events are open to all who apply to meet with purchasers, except in occasional cases of limited space and/or purchaser availability.

Is there a cost to attend PMBC events?

There is no cost to attend PMBC events, however, parking charges are not covered by the MEDC and will be your responsibility.

How many people can I bring to the event?

In the interest of the buyers and getting proper face time with the purchasers, we limit 2 individuals from each company to attend the 1:1 meeting. All other attendees from your company may take part in the other networking opportunities.

When will I hear back about the status of my application?

PMBC’s priority is to let all applicants know of the status of their application 1 month after the submission window closes. Because of several variables, this is not always possible, but we will update those suppliers should any delays occur.

What should I bring?

Business cards, marketing handouts and capability statements are recommended, but remember that you will not have a designated area to set your things down for the day, so anything you bring along must be portable enough to carry throughout the day.

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Sep

30

Michigan Industrial Hemp Processing

Mon, Sep 30, 2019 - Wed, Sep 30, 2020

Pure Michigan Business Connect has partnered with Huron County Economic Development to identify suppliers of industrial hemp processing services to address the active needs of Michigan industrial h... View more →

Jan

01

Détroit Is The New Black. Accelerator Powered by PMBC

Wed, Jan 1, 2020 - Sun, Nov 29, 2020 · Détroit is the New Black.

Get your brand on Woodward. Détroit is the New Black. has partnered with Pure Michigan Business Connect to launch a year-long brand accelerator program. Each quarter new brands will be selected ... View more →

Mar

30

COVID-19 Virtual Procurement and Donation Assistance

Mon, Mar 30, 2020 - Fri, Jul 31, 2020

This form will be used to collect data in order to help source critical health & human service supplies within Michigan. Data will be collected across a broad range of product categories. Once purc...

Jun

24

2020 Meet the Buyer

Wed, Jun 24, 2020 · Baravian Inn Restaurant

Are you interested in learning how to sell your products or services to the government? If so, this is a MUST attend event for you. Purchasing agents from the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce ... View more →

Jul

15

POSTPONED (July 15, 2020) - 2020 MedHealth Summit

Wed, Jul 15, 2020 · Hall of Legends, Ford Field

Pure Michigan Business Connect is a proud partner of the MedHealth Summit, changing the way that healthcare technology is discovered and sourced in Southeast Michigan and Southwest Ontario. Fin... View more →

Sep

15

2020 Aerospace and Tech Summit

Tue, Sep 15, 2020 @ 8:00 AM · Ford Field

Pure Michigan Business Connect in partnership with Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan, will host the third annual Aerospace Summit on September 15, 2020 in Downtown Detroit at Ford Fiel... View more →

Oct

13

POSTPONED (Oct 13, 2020) - Healthcare Summit

Tue, Oct 13, 2020 @ 9:00 AM · The Mint At Michigan First Conference Center

In accordance with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ recommendations designed to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Mi... View more →

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