Providing resources for communities and entrepreneurs to create and retain jobs in Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan & Emmet Counties.

Business Incubators, Launch Pads, and Pop-Ups, Oh My!

July 20, 2017

Entrepreneurs know it’s tough to get started, and breaking into a new market can be a hard sell. The good news is, options are “popping up” all over to help alleviate some of those initial growing pains and launch a new business toward success.… read more

LEAN Champion Program Coming to Northern Michigan

July 18, 2017

Build your organization’s internal lean capacity as a Lean Champion and learn how to facilitate continuous improvement projects in your workplace. This six-month training will include tools for facilitating change, seeing waste… read more

ALICE Training Opportunity

July 10, 2017

The Boyne City Police Department and the ALICE Training Institute have teamed up to bring ALICE Instructor Training to Boyne City at the new City Hall on August 1st and 2nd.  This two day instructor course is designed to teach proactive… read more

Workforce Challenges Survey

July 7, 2017

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance is assisting a Strategic Initiative that is underway in the region to focus on the attraction and retention of a qualified workforce to meet the human resource needs of businesses in Charlevoix and Emmet Counties. … read more

Travel Assistance Awarded to Support Manufacturing Completion Camp

July 3, 2017

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance is excited to present $500.00 in travel assistance to four (4) northern Michigan students in support of their Manufacturing Technology, Computer Numeric Control (CNC) completion camp through North Central… read more

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