Vendor Instructions

Vendor Announcement
Public Purchase provides to government agencies and their vendors the most comprehensive and easiest to use web-based eProcurement System available. The Public Purchase eProcurement System was designed exclusively for use by government agencies and their vendors. It is compliant with all federal and state regulations, which set forth the required procedures for government agency purchasing.

INSTRUCTIONS
1.   Register with Public Purchase:  Use the link below to begin the registration process.  It can take up to 24 hours for your account to become active.  You will receive an email from notices@publicpurchase.com letting you know your  account is activated.  Be sure to add this email address to your contacts to avoid the bid notification emails being sent to your junk folder.
https://www.publicpurchase.com/gems/register/vendor/register

2.   Register with Miami County:
A.   Once you have received your activation email from Public Purchase log into www.publicpurchase.com and accept the terms and conditions of use.
B.   Click on the "Tools" tab, Click on the "Agencies" tab.
C.   This will take you to the agency search page.  In the "Agency Name" box type in the name of the agency.  Leave the   "new agency since" box blank.  Make sure Registration Status says "ALL".  Click on "search" this will bring up the agency below, to the far right of it you will see "view" and "Register" click on the "Register" link to complete the vendor registration with the agency.

It is important that this second part of the registration is complete or you will not receive notifications of upcoming quote opportunities from Miami County.  It is your responsibility to keep the information up to date, particularly the contacts and email addresses.