DTE Energy and Pure Michigan Business Connect hosting event on Wednesday, Feb. 10 to help grow local economy

dtelogo11DTE Energy, in partnership with Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC), will host an invitation-only “Supplier Immersion Day.” This event will advise suppliers as to how they can become suppliers to DTE, as well as provide resources to help them grow their business in the state. Invited will be suppliers that can supply commodities in the groups of Telecommunications, Information Technology, Fleet, Energy Optimization, Renewables, Facilities and more.

Speakers include DTE Executive Director, Corporate Services and CPO Tony Tomczak; DTE Director, Supply Chain Management Jaspreet Singh; and a panel of DTE Supply Chain Managers and DTE Supply Chain Senior Managers.

Approximately 320 suppliers will participate in the event which takes place on Wednesday, Feb. 10, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

at Ford Field located at 2000 Brush St.

DTE Energy is helping to expand local businesses and bring new businesses to Michigan to strengthen the vitality of our communities, and support economic success and growth throughout the state. The company is able to achieve this by collaborating with partners early to help with the development process and continue to work closely with vendors throughout the life of their business. In 2015, DTE spent $945 million with Michigan-based suppliers and has increased its commitment to invest $5 billion over the next five years, which represents $500 million annually in new supplier contracts – an increase of more than 200 percent since first partnering with PMBC in 2011.


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