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

  • Registration for vendors will open on Thursday, January 3, 2019
  • Early registration for vendors is $75.00 per person through Tuesday, January 15, 2019
  • Starting Wednesday, January 16, 2019, registration is $100.00 per person
  • Last day to register for a guaranteed meeting schedule with buyers is Wednesday, January 16, 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!  First come, first served so get your forms completed and sent back in as soon as possible when they’re distributed.

  • 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 previously participated in this event include:

  • 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
  • Army Materiel Command – Redstone Arsenal, AL
  • Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC – Birmingham, AL
  • Caddell Construction – Montgomery, AL
  • City of Birmingham Purchasing Office – Birmingham, AL
  • Columbus Air Force Base (Contracting Office) – Columbus, MS
  • Defense Logistics Agency (Aviation) – Redstone Arsenal, AL
  • Department of Veteran Affairs – Montgomery, AL
  • General Services Administration – Huntsville & Montgomery, AL
  • Hyundai Manufacturing – Montgomery, AL
  • International Enterprises (Elbit Systems) – Talladega, AL
  • L3T Vertex – Madison, MS
  • Marshall Space Flight Center (NASA) – Huntsville, 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
  • Navigate Affordable Housing Partners – Birmingham, AL
  • Northrop Grumman – Huntsville, AL
  • Small Business Administration – Huntsville, AL
  • SCI Technology – Huntsville, AL
  • State of Alabama Purchasing Office – Montgomery, AL
  • Turner Construction – Huntsville, AL
  • University of Alabama Construction Administration – Tuscaloosa, AL
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Purchasing Office – Birmingham, AL
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Mobile) – Mobile, AL
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Nashville) – Nashville, TN
  • U.S. Army Engineer Research & Development Center – Vicksburg, MS
  • U.S. Department of Transportation – Miami, FL

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