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A Conversation on Creating Equitable Opportunities for All Michiganders
Michigan’s rich culture and ethnic diversity help to create a more equitable and resilient economy while supporting communities of color. Aileen Cohen, MEDC’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, talks with LeTasha Peebles from MEDC’s Entrepreneurship & Innovation team about how prioritizing support for Black-owned, women-owned and minority-owned businesses, and expanding economic opportunity for women and entrepreneurs of color, can help to drive economic growth and prosperity across all of Michigan.
Building a Championship Economy: A Conversation with Quentin L. Messer Jr.
We recently caught up with MEDC CEO Quentin Messer, Jr. to discuss the long-term impact of transformational projects like General Motors’ historic investment in Michigan, and how new opportunities on the horizon will help to build a ‘Championship Economy’ for Michigan.
Setting the Stage for Community Development in 2022 and Beyond
MEDC spoke with its Senior Vice President of Community Development Michele Wildman to discuss how place-based economic development has changed with the pandemic, which 2021 accomplishments she is most proud of, and her vision and goals for MEDC’s community development efforts in 2022.
General Motors’ Historic $7 Billion Investment Forges Michigan’s Future as Leader in Electrification
The investment is expected to create 4,000 job and retain an additional 1,000 jobs, securing Michigan at the forefront of the future of EV and mobility
Going Beyond Borders with Metal Craft Technologies
Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s International Trade program helps businesses expand and grow—both right here in Michigan and around the globe. Each year, the International Trade team assists hundreds of companies in increasing their export sales, which contributes to job creation within the state.