Accessing vendor opportunities with the Mass Transportation Authority (MTA) is the focus of a purchasing event for small businesses in Flint & Genesee.
“Making Connections: Doing Business with MTA” will educate small businesses about the range of needs the local transit authority is looking to fill for the current year and beyond. Presented by the Region 6 Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), the event takes Feb. 20, from 8:30-11:30 a.m., at the MTA headquarters, 1401 S. Dort Hwy., in Flint.
“This will be an interactive forum for our clients to engage with MTA representatives and walk away with the knowledge of the current and forecasted procurement opportunities with MTA and the confidence to make a proposal,” said PTAC Program Manager Jasmine McKenney.
The MTA is seeking the following products and services:
- Nonprofit lease opportunities at new Rides to Wellness facility (Formerly the Baker Center of Technology Building)
- Snow removal services
- HVAC unit repair and replacement
- General contractor/construction services
- Trucking and transport Companies
- Vehicle sales and leasing
- Architectural and engineering services
- Armored car services
- Asphalt pavement repair & resealing
- Automotive parts and supplies
- Carpet replacement
- Employee benefit insurance brokerage services (Health/Vision)
- Floor mat and towel service
- Janitorial supplies
- Oils and lubricants
In addition, MTA representatives will discuss its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program and how businesses may participate.