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B2B Pure Michigan Connect

B2B Pure Michigan Connect?

Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) is a public-private initiative developed by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) that introduces Michigan companies to opportunities that help them grow and expand.

By participating in the program, companies can:
  • Find procurement resources to expand their supply chain
  • Find new business opportunities
  • Access a new business-to-business network
  • Receive business assistance at little to no cost involving finance, legal, accounting, and other services

Please note that the site is undergoing maintenance. It will be available soon.

Most SBAM members have been pre-populated on the site for your convenience.  When you enter in a matching email address on the Join for Free page (here), a notice will appear that instructs you how to login/retrieve a password if you are already pre-approved in the system.

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PUREMICHIGANB2B.COM

The PMBC B2B website is an initiative that links Michigan companies with private sector procurement opportunities and business services available from other Michigan companies.  Michigan businesses may learn more about the B2B site and register at no cost.  SBAM members have the ability to identify and connect with each other through commerce.

The following are a few of the benefits to joining and utilizing the puremichiganb2b.com website:
  • Track and respond to Request for Proposals and other buyer requests from both Michigan and out-of-state businesses;
  • Update your company profile with appropriate industry and key word information so that buyers and potential collaborators can find you;
  • Review special businesses offers from other Michigan businesses;
  • Request free or significantly reduced business services from Pure Michigan Business Connect strategic partners;
  • Track and apply to attend invite only procurement events with companies such as Ford, Chrysler, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Consumers Energy, General Dynamics, etc.;
  • Search for collaborators or potential suppliers; and
  • Post your own company’s procurement needs.
Instructions on Creating an Account:
  1. Go to puremichiganb2b.com and select “Join for Free Today”;
  2. Fill in your email, company name and related information to request membership; please note your company may already exist in the system and will auto select pending the spelling.  Please use the  “Find” feature to search for any specific company or name; NOTE: Many SBAM members have been pre-populated on the site for your convenience.  When you enter in a matching email address, a notice will appear that instructs you how to login/retrieve a password.
  3. Once you have requested membership, the MEDC will review your application and respond back within twenty four business hours;
  4. Once approved, you will receive an email with password information to log-in; and
  5. Follow instructions on the B2B system on filling in your company profile and leveraging the system capabilities.
Instructions on Editing a Company Profile:
  1. Once signed in and at the logged in “Home” page, click on the “My Account” tab along the top;
  2. From the “My Account” screen, click on the “Organization Profile” tab along the left;
  3. Click on the “Edit” button corresponding to the area of the profile that needs to be changed or added to; please note that the “Certification Categories, & Keywords” section is the most important to being found by another user in the system looking for your product or service.
Instructions on Requesting Pro-Bono Services:
  • If logged in, click on the blue “Request for Services” button along the right of the page and fill out the missing information on the opened form.
  • If new to the site, click on the green “Request for Services” button on the top of the B2B Home page and fill out the full opened form.  If you haven’t already registered, this will also serve as your registration process.
Instructions on Applying to a Connection Point Summit:
  • From the B2B Home page, click on the green button corresponding to the summit you are interested in applying for (i.e. Chrysler Supplier Summit) and fill out the full opened form.  If you haven’t already registered, this will also serve as your registration process.