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About GGDI

  Greater Gratiot Development, Inc.
Greater Gratiot Development, Inc. (GGDI) was incorporated in 1978 to coordinate economic development and related services on behalf of the area municipalities and the County of Gratiot.
GGDI acts as a countywide clearinghouse for information and assistance in retention, expansion, and location of business in Gratiot County. Additionally, GGDI initiates and participates in other activities designed to improve the economic climate in the Gratiot Community.
To learn more about GGDI, please visit our About Us page.

Meijer Matchmaking Summit


Attached below is an invitation to the Meijer Matchmaking Summit on September 12, 2014. The summit will feature procurement representatives and subject matter experts throughout Meijer seeking to discuss procurement opportunities with Michigan companies. Identified needs can be found at the bottom of the application found at this link:

The summit is hosted by Pure Michigan Business Connect, an online resource for Michigan companies to find new procurement opportunities and pro-bono services. By participating in the Business Connect program, companies can:

  • Find procurement resources to expand their supply chain
  • Find new business opportunities
  • Access a new business-to-business network
  • and receive business assistance at little to no cost involving finance, legal, accounting, and other services

Additional information about the summit follows below. If you have any questions about applying for the summit or utilizing Pure Michigan Business Connect, please contact the GGDI office ( or the Pure Michigan Business Connect office (

 Thank you,

 Kasey Zehner, GGDI

We need your fast help to find Michigan companies that can support the Meijer procurement team. Meijer, in partnership with Pure Michigan Business Connect, will host an invite-only supplier matchmaking summit in Detroit, Michigan. Meijer has provided 27 unique procurement needs, representing their most urgent sourcing requirements, and are seeking qualified Michigan companies. If you have companies that are interested, have them click the link below to review the needs and complete the application before the priority deadline of August 1st.

Link to apply:

Each application received before the deadline will be reviewed, and selections for attendance will be made by Meijer based on data collected in the application. Space for this event is limited, therefore invitations will be sent only to those companies best fit to fill specified needs. Companies applying after the August 1st deadline will only be considered if there are open needs that have not yet been addressed.

Please Note: Completing this application does not automatically confirm participation at the  September 12th summit. All applicants will be informed whether or not they’ve been selected to participate on or before August 21st 2014.

For questions, or if you have difficulty accessing the application, please contact the PMBC team at .


Our Mission


"To retain, expand, and attract business & industry and to participate in activites which enhance the economic climate within the Gratiot Community."
Greater Gratiot Development, Inc. (GGDI) is organized to coordinate economic development efforts in the greater Gratiot County area. Nationally recognized for collaborative success, GGDI partners with the public and private sectors to provide a clearinghouse of information and assistance to retain, expand, and locate business in Gratiot County. GGDI also acts as a facilitator for business, industry and agribusiness in securing assistance from local, state, federal, and private sources. 
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