How to do Business with the Government in Michigan

Published: June 27, 2019

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Government Contracting with the Great Lakes State

Learn how to grow your government sales with the state of Michigan

Use this guide to:

  • Learn how to register as a vendor in Michigan’s SIGMA Vendor Self Service (VSS) system
  • Discover how to search for bidding opportunities in SIGMA VSS
  • Understand special purchasing and preference programs in Michigan such as the MiDEAL Extended Purchasing Program and the Community Rehabilitation Organization Set Aside Program (CRO)
  • Locate Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) throughout the Great Lakes State

Table of Contents

  • Introduction & Overview (pp. 2-3)
  • Register with Michigan as a Vendor (p. 4)
  • Searching for Bidding Opportunities Within Michigan's SIGMA VSS System (p. 5)
  • Other Contracting Vehicles in Michigan (p. 6)
  • Michigan Special Purchasing Programs (p. 7)
  • Purchasing Preferences in the State of Michigan(pp. 8-9)
  • Additional Resources (pp. 10-12)