Building an Economy that Works for All Michiganders
As Michigan works to emerge from the global pandemic following 16 months of emergency relief, response and recovery efforts, we now find ourselves in a position where we can reflect on what we have learned and how, together, we can rebuild our economy to be even stronger than before.
A Conversation with Van Andel Global Trade Center on Empowering Michigan Businesses to Thrive Globally
The global ecosystem is constantly evolving, often propagating new hurdles for Michigan businesses looking to export their goods and services. Alyssa Tracey, director of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s (MEDC) International Trade program, and Sonja Johnson, executive director of the Van Andel Global Trade Center at Grand Valley State University, came together to discuss resources to help businesses compete and thrive in today’s international markets. The duo also announced a unique opportunity to network at Van Andel’s 4th Annual Summer Summit.
Michigan’s West Coast: Where innovation meets inspiration
‘Go West’ has long been the mantra of those looking to seek a prosperous future. That traditionally has meant the West Coast of the United States, but the same can be said about the future of business along Michigan’s ‘West Coast.’
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.
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.