Are you a Michigan supplier interested in learning how to do business with Kent County? Join the Michigan Economic Development Corporation's Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) team and the Kent County Purchasing Division for the Kent County Business Expo. The no-cost virtual event will include an educational webinar, followed by one-on-one buyer/supplier meetings with the Kent County Purchasing Division. Kent County is located in West Michigan and seeks a qualified and diverse vendor database to provide goods and services. Businesses do NOT need to be located in West Michigan in order to participate; opportunities are open to statewide businesses.
Attend an educational webinar on how to do business with Kent County
Get connected with Kent County buyers in one-on-one meetings to discuss procurement opportunities*
Kent County is looking to purchase goods and services in the following areas:
Administrative, Financial & Management Services
Animal Shelter Equipment & Services
Automotive Products, Vehicles & Related Services
Building Equipment & Supplies
Building, Construction & Trade Services (Commercial)
Building, Construction & Trade Services (Residential)
Clothing, Textiles, Laundry Equipment & Supplies
Communication Equipment & Services
Computers, Software, Supplies & Services
Food, Equipment & Related Services Furniture,
Furnishings & Related Services
Highway Road Equipment, Materials & Related Equipment
Laboratory, Research & Testing Supplies & Services
Medical Equipment & Pharmaceuticals
Office Supplies, Related Items & Services
Paper, Printing Equipment, Related Products & Services
Parks & Recreation Equipment & Services
Public Works & Related Construction Services
Registration is required. A supplier application is separate and required for the one-on-one meetings. The application is available at https://pmbc.connect.space/kent-county-business-expo/forms/kent-county-business-expo-supplier-application/submissions/new.
*Supplier applications will be evaluated and qualified suppliers will be invited to participate in a 15-minute meeting with the selected procurement unit Connect Space virtual platform. If you are not selected at this stage we encourage you to attend the 30 minute webinar to learn more about doing business with Kent County and how to request a meeting at a later date.