News in June 2021
A Conversation on MEDC’s partnership with the Procurement Technical Assistance Centers of Michigan
Connecting businesses to available resources helps Michigan’s economy grow. Bobby Chasnis, director of Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), sits down with Beth Cryderyman Moss, president of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers of Michigan (PTAC), to discuss their combined efforts to connect Michigan businesses with government contracts.
Michigan Strikes the Perfect Balance with Affordable Cost of Living and High Quality of Life
However quality of life is measured - spectacular natural beauty, world-class cultural resources, vibrant cities or diverse recreational opportunities all combined with opportunity for growth - Michigan has it all.
MEDC Helps Small, Medium-Sized Businesses Access Capital in Michigan
Small to medium-sized businesses in Michigan utilize the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s (MEDC) Capital Access programming to maintain and grow their companies when private sector lenders need assistance in providing a loan.
MEDC Helps Small Businesses Build Strategic Connections Around the World
MEDC’s Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) is a free service that brings small- to medium-sized Michigan businesses together with local, national and global companies for supply chain sourcing opportunities. This demand-driven, multi-billion-dollar public/private initiative developed by the MEDC in 2011 is structured to make connections within all industries.
North America's First Industry 4.0 Accelerator Creates Global Opportunity, Success from Michigan
Over the years, Michigan has been recognized as a national manufacturing hub, thanks to its strong workforce and high-tech innovative ecosystem that helps forward-thinking companies take their products and services from ideation to creation. Today, Michigan is building on its rich manufacturing heritage and technological know-how as an active leader in the latest manufacturing revolution known as Industry 4.0.
A Conversation During World Trade Week on Resources and Opportunities Available for Businesses to Expand Globally
In today’s market, deciding to take your business global is not “if” but “when.” Alyssa Tracey, Director of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s (MEDC) International Trade program, and John Worthington, CEO of IBT Online, team up for a virtual discussion during World Trade Week about how businesses can use the state’s resources to expand globally, the importance of digital marketing and 2021 digital and e-commerce trends.