Why Is This Important?
This is not a comprehensive source for all businesses in the county and only includes businesses as part of the Bid Targeting System (BTS). The BTS is a no-cost, online software resource designed to support companies interested in government contracting identify and prioritize federal contracts. It matches businesses with top bidding opportunities and saves companies time and money as they pursue federal bids. The software provides company classifications such as minority, woman, and disabled veteran owned – with business ownership defined as having more than 50% of equity in a business.
Data source: Bid Targeting System (BTS), sponsored by the Michigan Defense Center and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).
As of October 2021, there were 57 minority owned businesses, 200 disabled veteran owned businesses, and 1,145 woman owned businesses out of a total of 31,325 Oakland County companies registered in the BTS. At this point data is limited to only businesses in BTS but the county plans to report more complete numbers as data becomes available.
For more information on the programs and services offered by the Economic Development office, visit Advantage Oakland.