Arsenal of Innovation



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  • 04

    Bid Targeting System (BTS) Online Software Demo

    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    Let the Bid Targeting System (BTS) find the right federal contract opportunities for your business. Grant funding is available to help you write a winning proposal.
    The Michigan Defense Center hosts free 60-minute online demonstrations and Q&A sessions on BTS for Michigan companies. We cover topics like how to efficiently navigate the site and find federal contract opportunities, explore various features, as well as answer your questions.
    There are grant dollars available to your company through the Michigan Defense Center’s Proposal Writing Services grant program, which can help fund the development of a winning federal contract proposal!
    If you are interested in an online demo, RSVP by emailing the Developer Team at Bid Targeting System
    There is no cost or obligation.

  • 04

    Automation Alley-Coffee and Contracting | Virtual

    8:30 am-9:30 am

    Date: February 4, 2021
    Time: 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM EST

    Event Description:
    Join our PTAC Counselors via Zoom for an opportunity to discuss government contracting, procurement assistance and other relevant contracting topics informally and from the comfort of your own office.

    Register here:

    More info? Call 734-462-4438 or email

  • 09

    MDOT how to certify as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) & MDOT forecasted solicitations

    9:00 am-11:00 am

    JoinMacomb Regional PTAC and MDOT for a live virtual conversation to discuss, ask questions and learn about how to become a Disadvantages Business Enterprise and MDOT’s forecasted solicitations. This training is meant to be not only instructional, butconversational.

    No fee to attend but registration required.;event_id=58302

  • 11

    PTAC-State Contracting Overview - Webinar

    9:00 am-12:30 pm

    The Department of Technology, Management and Budget (DTMB) Procurement Office serves as the state’s Central Purchasing Office and has a portfolio of approximately 800 multiple-year contracts worth billions of Dollars. In this training you will learn how the State of Michigan procures goods and services.

    Topics to be covered:
    • Doing Business with the State of Michigan
    • Navigating the State Contracting Process
    • How to research competitors – MI State Transparency Website Market Research Tool
    • Doing Business with MDOT

    WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Management and key players who will support and facilitate government contracting within your company.

    No fee to attend,
    but registration is required.;event_id=58137

  • 16

    Financing Your Exports: A Trade Talk Tuesday Event, Presented by the US Commercial Service

    10:00 am-10:25 am

    Date: February 16, 2021
    Time: 10:00 AM – 10:25 AM EST

    Event Description:
    Do you want to increase your exports but avoid the pitfalls of international trade? Whether you’re struggling to find a bank to finance your overseas venture or worried about payment from a new overseas customer, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) are here to help!

    Join the U.S. Commercial Service, along with the East and West Michigan District Export Councils (DECs), for a 20-minute discussion on export financing.

    Register here:

    Hear real-life examples and tips from Michigan firms who have used US-backed tools to increase exports.