SOURCE: BidNet | SourceSuite


September 13, 2016 08:00 ET

Leelanau County Joins Community of Local Buyers with the MITN Purchasing Group

SUTTONS BAY, MI--(Marketwired - September 13, 2016) - Today, Leelanau County announces it has joined the MITN Purchasing Group, a regional purchasing community by BidNet. Local government agencies throughout Michigan utilize the purchasing group for bid and vendor management. Leelanau County invites all potential vendors to register online with the MITN Purchasing Group to access its upcoming solicitations.

Leelanau County joins the MITN Purchasing Group and the community of 167 participating local government agencies located throughout Michigan. Along with a variety of bid and vendor management solutions, Leelanau County gains access to a bid library to help with bid creation, a shared pool of vendors, and association with like-minded purchasing professionals in the area.

"Collaboration is important to us," says Laurel Evans, Executive Assistant of Leelanau County. "We think the bid library will really help us save time in drafting more effective bids and access specifications," Evans continued. "It also makes it easier for our vendors to access our bids."

Vendors interested in doing business with Leelanau County and other nearby government agencies are encouraged to register at Benefits of joining the MITN Purchasing Group include:

  • Centralized location for bids from all 167 participating agencies
  • Bid alerts customized to the vendors' products or services
  • Reliable and timely delivery of notifications, addendums and documents
  • Advanced notice of Term Contract expiration
  • E-Bid and E-Quote Submission

The MITN Purchasing Group is one of BidNet's regional purchasing groups throughout the country. It provides Leelanau County a bid and vendor management solution, document and addendum distribution, and tracking of all activity throughout the procurement process.

About Leelanau County:
Leelanau County is located in the northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan, and is one of 83 counties in the State, with a 2010 Census Population of 21,708. It is bordered on 3 sides by Great Lakes (Lake Michigan) with 100 miles of shoreline, 33 inland lakes, and 5 islands: North Manitou, South Manitou, North Fox, South Fox, and Gull Island. Leelanau has the second-highest proportion of water area of any county in the United States, behind only Keweenaw County, Michigan. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, located on the west side of the county, was voted 'The Most Beautiful Place in America' by Good Morning America, in 2011.

About MITN Purchasing Group:
MITN Purchasing Group is a part of BidNet's regional purchasing groups available at no cost to local government agencies. With years of input from Procurement Professionals, BidNet specifically developed the bid system to fill the need for a robust bid and supplier management solution for local government agencies. BidNet runs regional purchasing groups throughout the country used by over 1,100 local government agencies. To learn more about the features and module available to government agencies, please visit

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