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

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‘The Last River Draw’

February 9, 2016

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Crowdfunding campaign launched for ‘The Last River Draw’ with Public Art in the Boyne River $25,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC and MSHDA’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative

Lansing, Mich. – The Michigan Economic… read more

PMBC-Dana Supplier Workshop

February 2, 2016


Pure Michigan Business Connect, in partnership with Dana Holdings Corporation, is excited to announce the 2016 Dana Supplier Workshop to be held on May 12th, 2016 at Dana’s Corporate Headquarters in Maumee, Ohio. This invitation-only… read more

New Lighting Solution SAVES Companies Thousands

January 27, 2016

Contact RETAP today for your FREE Energy Assessment.

Have you wanted to update your lighting to LED from the standard florescent tubes, but haven’t because of the cost of replacing your fixtures? Are you constantly dealing with replacing ballasts and bulbs? Would you like to reduce your lighting… read more


The Northern Lakes Economic Alliance is a public/private non-profit organization serving Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan and Emmet Counties in Michigan.  Established in 1984, the NLEA mission is to serve as a resource to local communities and businesses to retain and create jobs. Read our story…

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