Are you a Michigan food or beverage business interested in meeting with international buyers?
Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) and the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development (MDARD) invite you to submit your interest in participating on July 25 in the Midwest Buyers Mission in Grand Rapids. The event, hosted by the Food Export Association of the Midwest, will enable Michigan companies to meet with international buyers interested in purchasing Michigan food and beverage products. Selected businesses will have their registration cost covered by PMBC; businesses will need to pay the $400 registration fee upfront and will then be reimbursed.
Selected businesses will be invited to join the PMBC and MDARD teams at the event, to meet with buyers interested in purchasing Michigan food and beverage products.
Businesses must be based in Michigan
Products must contain 51% agricultural content (not including packaging and water)
First-time participation in the Midwest Buyers Mission
5/17 - 6/2: Food & Beverage Supplier Application Open
6/3 - 6/7: Supplier Application review
6/8: Businesses notified
6/10: Official event registration due - MDARD will work with businesses to get registered
7/25: Midwest Buyers Mission event
*Businesses may still be able to participate in the Midwest Buyers Mission, even if not selected through this application process, but would be responsible for their own registration fees. This event is coordinated by the Food Export Association of the Midwest. Additional event detail is available at https://www.foodexport.org/our...