This premier Hiring Event provides you with the opportunity to hire candidates throughout Michigan. All these opportunities under one roof, one location, one day! Industries include but not limited to – Healthcare, Technology, Manufacturing, Retail, Hospitality, Agriculture, and others;
- Full Time
- Part Time
- Summer Position
- Apprenticeships / Internships
Early Bird registration available until January 12, 2018 for $300
Regular registration after January 12, 2018 will be $350
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Free for candidates / individuals to attend!
Booth payment covers a 10’X10′ space, plus an 8′ table, two chairs, electric and Wi-Fi.
This event is intended for all northern Michigan businesses covering the Upper Peninsula and all lower northern Michigan.
And, we want to attract people from all over Michigan to come and learn (and possibly be hired) about working in northern Michigan!
This event will be at the Ellison Place in Gaylord, Michigan.
But wait… there’s more!
This event will be promoted through an extensive marketing initiative to include print, digital / social media, radio, colleges and universities, high schools, and other channels.
- While there are so many more details to come, it’s important that you RESERVE YOUR SPACE NOW! Our event space is limited… and you KNOW you don’t want to miss out.
Tickets are $25 for an individual and $200 for a table of 8. Purchase tickets now through April 11 to get special early bird rates: individual tickets at $20 and $160 for a table of 8!
The NLEA is excited to present this year’s Annual Luncheon at Boyne Mountain Resort in the Matterhorn Room (Civic Center). This state of the art facility will play host to our gathering of over 500 of our closest friends and colleagues from across the state and region for the celebration and recognition of economic development projects and people in Northwest Michigan.
Join other business, community and government leaders involved in the economic vitality of our area for an exciting afternoon luncheon at Boyne Mountain Resort. Don’t miss the keynote speaker, live entertainment, prestigious awards, special recognitions and plated lunch. Reserve your tickets or table today.
Learn about commercial and residential lending programs from Alan Anderson, Commercial Loan Specialist of USDA Rural Development. Hosted by Northern Lakes Economic Alliance and USDA Rural Development for local lenders at NLEA / Char-Em ISD Office: 1313 Boyne Avenue, Boyne City.
Northern Lakes Economic Alliance presents the Emmet Entrepreneur Challenge Business Model Competition. All Emmet County entrepreneurs and new business owners of two years or less, pitch your business plan for a chance at a share of $15,000 in startup funds! Public is invited to watch entrepreneurs vie for seed dollars to launch their business idea. Network with community leaders and growth supporters at this great night of entrpreneurship!
This event is free to attend, however a suggested donation at the door of $5 is encouraged to support funds for the people’s choice award.
Northern Lakes Economic Alliance presents the Invest Cheboygan County Business Model Competition. All Cheboygan County entrepreneurs and new business owners, pitch your business plan for a chance at a share of $18,000 in startup funds! Public is invited to watch entrepreneurs vie for seed dollars to launch their business idea. Doors open at 5:30pm and event starts at 6pm.
During the week of Nov. 5-9, 2018, area students can tour some of the region’s most successful
manufacturing facilities throughout Charlevoix and Emmet Counties, during school hours. Learn
first-hand about the skills you’ll need to enter the manufacturing workforce.
EAST JORDAN – NOV. 5
▪ EJ – Visitor Center
▪ East Jordan Plastics
▪ Fab Lab – NCMC mobile CNC lab, at East Jordan High School
CHARLEVOIX – NOV. 7
▪ Harbor Industries
▪ Aster Brands
▪ Michigan Scientific
HARBOR SPRINGS – NOV. 7
▪ Jervis Webb
▪ Central Industrial
▪ Moeller Aerospace
PETOSKEY – NOV. 7
▪ Petoskey Plastics
▪ Manthei Veneer
▪ Circuit Controls Corp.
BOYNE CITY – NOV. 7-8
▪ Industrial Magnetics, Inc.
▪ Precision Edge
Many of the facilities will be open to parents & the public; please call ahead if you are interested in touring!
Northern Lakes Economic Alliance presents the Antrim Pitch Night Business Model Competition. All Antrim County entrepreneurs and new business owners, pitch your business plan for a chance at a share of $15,000 in startup funds! Public is invited to watch entrepreneurs vie for seed dollars to launch their business idea. Doors open at 6pm and event starts at 6:30pm.
For event and registration details, visit www.antrimpitchnight.com and check out the Antrim Pitch Night page.
The top three winners of Antrim Pitch Night, GreenLight East Jordan, Invest Cheboygan, and Emmet Entrepreneur Challenge Business Model Competitions will compete for additional startup funds of $15,000! The public is welcome to witness this fun, finale competition to be held November 27, 2018 at Great Lakes Center for the Arts. Doors open at 5:30pm. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and beverages while you network with area entrepreneurs and community members! Visit www.grandevent.com for more info.