Reflecting on the MEDC’s Impact Over 20 Years
After 20 years of supporting economic opportunities in Michigan, the people behind the MEDC look back on their impact while building on their momentum for future success.
The Main Street Difference
Success in downtown Howell is the direct result of years of planning and dedication from Howell officials, funding partners, and developers, along with Howell Main Street and Downtown Development Authority.
Focus on filmmaking
Festivals in Detroit, Lansing and Grand Rapids boost local economies, elevate state's reputation
Step into Flint’s new community living room
Reopened Capitol Theatre symbolizes city’s grit; cultural gem joins list of other renovated venues attracting visitors to downtown districts around state
‘Hour of Code’ = lifelong career
Gov. Snyder proclaims Dec. 4–10 Computer Science Education Week; commemoration part of global awareness campaign
Arts grants foster community cultural development
Grants have been awarded to 477 recipients from 56 of the state’s 83 counties
Collaboration key to attracting ‘creative talent’ to TC region
A new initiative from the Michigan Film & Digital Media Office builds on the promise of further developing Traverse City's economy.
Job-creation initiative builds state’s creative industries
For MFDMO, it’s time to get creative when it comes to persuading those who work in the creative industries to stay in or move to the Great Lakes state.
Pure Michigan drives travel, positive image
Building education partnership with Freep Film Fest
Collaboration aims to raise profile of opportunities for creatives in Michigan; panel discussion focuses on filmmaking careers in state