Established in 1983, International Data Base Corporation ("IDBC"), which operates under the trade name BidNet, is a leading government bid aggregation and e-procurement service provider. In 2004, IDBC became part of Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc., a world-leading developer of e-business networks and provider of complete e-business solutions.
IDBC currently operates two business units: BidNet and Interactive Procurement Technologies (IPT).
BidNet is a premier provider of government business intelligence, delivering content-rich actionable data to clients across the nation. Tracking government buying and planning at the local, state, and federal level, BidNet uses proprietary technology and an expert team to develop custom profiles for clients. Each then receives our trademarked BidAlert®, which contains the opportunities which match their specific needs. As a founder of this business segment more than 25 years ago, BidNet has helped thousands of companies to grow with government opportunities.
IPT, established in 1999, is a leader in providing cutting-edge technology in custom e-procurement systems, enabling government purchasing agencies to automate vendor and bid management processes. IPT has developed and manages more than 20 systems, serving 4,000 government buyers and thousands of suppliers across the nation, as well as processing auction sales of surplus items.
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc.(TSX: MDF) is a world-leading operator of e-business networks and provider of complete e-business solutions. Mediagrif's e-business networks allow buyers and sellers within specific industries to source, purchase or sell products, and to exchange documents more efficiently using the Internet. Mediagrif operates 15 networks, including industry leaders www.brokerforum.com, www.powersourceonline.com, www.telecomfinders.com, www.globalwinespirits.com and www.polygon.net. Mediagrif also owns MERX, www.merx.com, the exclusive provider of e-publishing services to the Government of Canada, and with www.BidNet.com, is a leading provider of government bid aggregation services and e-procurement services in the United States.
Headquartered in Longueuil, QC, Canada, Mediagrif has various offices throughout North America, Asia, and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.mediagrif.com.