Next Step in the 5-Part Certification Series 

PTAC(FLINT, MICHIGAN) Do you know how to identify the right government bids for your company?  Are you interested in learning the best ways to respond to government bid opportunities?  Then you should join the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) as they host a Navigating Bid Opportunities 2.0 workshop.  The workshop takes place on Wednesday, April 24 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Grand Blanc City Hall in Grand Blanc.

According to Dustin Frigy, Director of PTAC for the Chamber understanding the bid process is the first step in winning government contracts.  He says businesses should explore the ways government contracting can increase growth and diversification.  The Navigating Bid Opportunities workshop is the next step in a five-part certification series designed to help businesses work with government departments.

“Working with the government can provide growth opportunities for local businesses,” said Frigy. “Learning to navigate the maize of government contracting can be challenging.  That’s why businesses should take advantage of the opportunity to learn the nuts and bolts of government contracting.  This workshop is the latest part of our 5-Part Government Contracting Certification process created to provide businesses with strategies for success in government contracting.”

The next workshops in the series include:

  • May 15      State Contract Opportunities 3.0
  • May 22      Preparing a State Proposal 4.0
  • June 12      Flint & Genesee Contract Opportunities 5.0

Attendees also will learn about the services and support the Chamber PTAC has available to help with the contracting process. The series will benefit management and employees who currently support or have an interest in facilitating government contracting within their companies.

There is no cost to participate in the series, but registration is required. The Grand Blanc City Hall is located at 203 E. Grand Blanc Road.

To register for the webinar and/or the series or for more information contact Chelsea Schutz at (810) 600-1437 or email

About the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce ( is one of the Top 10 largest chambers in Michigan.  We are the voice of business and community advocacy in Genesee County. The Chamber is over 100 years old, was established before the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and is a founding member of the United States Chamber of Commerce.

Two words describe the Chamber as it enters its second century of service: collaboration and partnership. It is our goal to work with government, business, education and nonprofit organizations to support the growth and development of the community economically, culturally and socially.