Greater Birmingham Area Government Business Matchmaker


The Greater Birmingham Area Government Business Matchmaker is a terrific opportunity for small business contractors to learn from – and network with – agency buyers.  Contact one of our Procurement Specialists prior to the event to learn how a matchmaker works, what research you should do before the event, and what promotional materials you should have on hand. Our procurement specialists will also focus on the importance of a capability statement and why you need one!  Contact the Alabama PTAC program with questions 205-348-1687 or

Who:  Any small business with contracting experience or contracting potential.
When:  Wednesday, January 30, 2019 – 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Where:  Birmingham Marriott, 3590 Grandview Parkway, Birmingham, Alabama 35243

  • Click Here Register as a small business vendor. 
  • Early registration for vendors is $75.00 per person EXTENDED through Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Friday, January 18, 2019
  • Starting Saturday, January 19, 2019, registration is $100.00 per person
  • Last day to register for a guaranteed meeting schedule with buyers is Wednesday, January 16 Friday, January 18, 2019
  • Make plans now! Get your marketing materials ready!

We will match vendors with buyers based on buyers’ needs and vendors’ requests.  Only 21 spots per buyer available!  A Priority List Request Form will be sent via email to all paid vendors on Wednesday, January 16 Tuesday, January 22, 2019. Complete and Return the Priority List Request as soon as possible. Meetings are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. PAYMENT information will be included in your registration confirmation email.

  • Schedules will be provided via email 1-2 days prior to the event.
  • 15 minute intervals (face-to-face) with 45 minutes for lunch & networking.
  • Lunch provided for vendors properly registered.
  • Vendors may request a table in the pre-function area in addition to their individual event registration. Cost: $ 75.00
  • Coordination for pre-function area tables must be made via email to

**NOTE: Registration ends at 12:00 noon on Monday, January 28, 2019**

Agencies (“buyers”) that have registered to attend this event include:
(Click Here to review Buyers Area of Need)

  • Alabama DBE Supportive Services, UAB – Birmingham, AL
  • Alabama DBE Supportive Services, UWA – Livingston, AL
  • Alabama Department of Economic & Community Affairs (ADECA) – Montgomery, AL
  • Alabama Department of Transportation – Montgomery, AL
  • Alabama Institute for Deaf & Blind – Talladega, AL
  • Alabama Power Company – Birmingham, AL
  • Alabama Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) – AL
  • Birmingham Airport Authority – Birmingham, AL
  • Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC – Birmingham, AL
  • Caddell Construction – Montgomery, AL
  • City of Birmingham – Birmingham, AL
  • Columbus Air Force Base (Contracting Office) – Columbus, MS
  • Defense Logistics Agency (Aviation) – Redstone Arsenal, AL
  • Department of Veterans Affairs – Atlanta, GA
  • Department of Veteran Affairs – Montgomery, AL
  • Elbit Systems – Talladega, AL
  • Maxwell Air Force Base Contracting Office – Montgomery, AL
  • Maxwell Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) – Montgomery, AL
  • Missile Defense Agency – Redstone Arsenal, AL
  • Mobile Area Water & Sewer System – Mobile, AL
  • Northrop Grumman – Huntsville, AL
  • Remington Outdoors – Huntsville, AL
  • Robins & Morton – Birmingham, AL
  • Small Business Administration – Huntsville, AL (Gov’t Shutdown)
  • SCI Technology – Huntsville, AL
  • State of Alabama Purchasing Office – Montgomery, AL
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Purchasing Office – Birmingham, AL
  • University of Alabama Construction Administration – Tuscaloosa, AL
  • University of Alabama Purchasing Office – Tuscaloosa, AL
  • U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command – Redstone Arsenal, AL
  • U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command – Redstone Arsenal, AL
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Mobile) – Mobile, AL
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Nashville) – Nashville, TN
  • U.S. Department of Transportation – Miami, FL
  • Vertex Aerospace, LLC – Madison, MS

Please contact the Alabama PTAC program with questions regarding this event 205-348-1687.