Teresa LeFevre & Gloria Oldani

Vice President of Supplier Diversity, Director of Corporate Procurement, Comerica Bank

Detroit businesses have been key contributors to Comerica's success for over 160 years.”

Anthony Tomczak

Purchasing Director, DTE

Working with local businesses is good business. This allows DTE Energy to be a force for growth and an engine of progress without sacrificing quality or value. ”

D2D connects Detroit companies as buyers and suppliers. D2D programs help buyers identify local suppliers who know the market and can offer good value. D2D programs help companies looking for sales by identifying contract opportunities and preparing them to be “Buyer-Ready Businesses.”

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D2D Matchmaking Opportunity Event 2016

While the application period for one-on-one consultations has ended, you can still participate in the Matchmaking Opportunity Event (presentations, small business resource providers and networking opportunities) free of charge.

Event Details

Check-in at: 7:30 a.m.
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Greektown Casino Hotel
555 E. Lafayette St.
Detroit, Michigan 48226

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Tips to be a Buyer-Ready Business for Wayne State University

Wayne State University has an annual spend of $170 million in equipment, supplies and services – covering categories such as construction, architectural and landscape services, research and lab equipment, office supplies and more. As for the number, Wayne State has an estimated 7,500 working in Detroit. Wayne State promotes fair vendor opportunities, large and small, through its inclusive bidding environment found at www.procurement.wayne.edu.

Assistant Vice President of Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Ken Doherty walks you through the bidding process and offers tips to potential suppliers about how to be a Buyer-Ready Business for Wayne State University.

This is one of a series of videos offering similar tips from large buying organizations based in Detroit.

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