Oakland County Diversification Newsletter, September 2022

Diversification Bulletin

September 2022 

Oakland County Resources for Federal Contracting  |  Oakland County at the Auto Show  |  PMBC Access and Certification Grant for Industry Certifications  |  Market Yourself to Become a Federal Contractor

A look at this month’s trainings and opportunities to diversify and grow your business.


Oakland County Resources
for Federal Contracting

September 7, 2022  |  8:30 - 9:30 AM

You will learn about free resources to help your company win federal contracts and upcoming training offerings through Oakland County’s “Diversification Through Federal Contracting” initiative, including partner resources available through the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (MMTC), Michigan Defense Center (MDC), and more. Register for a free Bid Targeting System (BTS) account to help you find the right federal contract opportunities for your business. 

Register at: eventbrite.com/e/oakland-county-resources-for-federal-contracting-tickets-350627816237


Auto Show

Oakland County Economic Development Sponsors Café at the North American International Auto Show, Detroit

September 14 - 15, 2022
AutoMobili-D Hall, Main Floor at Huntington Place

Plan to visit our booth on the Industry Tech Days to learn more about growing your business in mobility and electrification. We are hosting a panel discussion on Thursday, September 15 from 9:00 - 9:30 AM on “Future Readiness for Electrification and Connectivity”

Speakers include:

  • Dave Coulter, Oakland County Executive, Moderator
  • Erin Quetell, Chief Environmental Sustainability Officer, Oakland County
  • Ahmad Jawad, Signal Systems Engineer/ITS Manager, Road Commission for Oakland County

Purchase your Auto Show Industry Tech Day tickets here: tinyurl.com/jz46c3an


Federal Contracting

PMBC Access and Certification Grant for Industry Certifications

September 21, 2022  |  8:30 - 9:30 AM

Join us for this online session to learn how you can access up to $15,000 in state grant funding for industry certifications, such as ISO9001 and AS9100, and much more. The PMBC Access and Certification Grant is designed to break down barriers preventing Michigan businesses from winning purchase orders.

Register at: eventbrite.com/e/pmbc-access-and-certification-grant-for-industry-certifications-tickets-350614947747

Business People Shaking Hands

Market Yourself to Become
a Federal Contractor

September 27, 2022  |  9:00 - 10:30 AM
Jon Grant Community Center
29260 Grand River Ave., Farmington Hills

Interested in government contracting, but not quite sure how to market your business to do business with the Federal government? Here’s an in-person session with a representative from the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) to provide valuable information for successful government contracting. Join us and register today!

Register at: eventbrite.com/e/market-yourself-to-become-a-federal-contractor-tickets-404731170827


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