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

Northeast MI Young Professional Networking Event – Cheboygan

July 5, 2017

The Talent Attraction committee of Northeast Michigan Council of Governments is hosting a networking night (and focus group) targeting the young professional age group (roughly 25-35) in the Cheboygan area. We are interested in hearing… read more

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Brownfields and Placemaking Workshop

July 3, 2017

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Northern Lakes Economic Alliance and the City of East Jordan invite you to participate in an interactive workshop promoting brownfield redevelopment and placemaking. This educational… read more

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DDA Forum

May 16, 2017

The Northern Lakes Economic Alliance in partnership with Networks Northwest invites all DDA members throughout the Northwest Region to join together in a discussion of topics important to downtown success. Following are details for the
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Starting a Business Workshop

May 16, 2017

Starting a Business Workshop June 1 in Petoskey Individuals in the beginning stages of starting a business, in need of accessing capital, or simply considering self-employment, will have the opportunity to attend a Starting a Business workshop… read more

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Understanding SBA’s Small Business Programs- Webinar

April 3, 2017

Understanding SBA’s Small Business Programs – Chew On This Web Seminar

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
This 1 hr webinar will provide an overview of the SBA’s Small Business Programs—Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB), Veteran… read more

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Starting a Business Workshop

April 3, 2017

Individuals in the beginning stages of starting a business, in need of accessing capital, or simply considering self-employment, will have the opportunity to attend a Starting a Business workshop Wednesday, April 26 in Petoskey. The workshop… read more

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Northwest Michigan Local Government Summit

March 20, 2017

Northwest Michigan Local Government Summit An educational and peer-to-peer networking opportunity for local government staff and officials. Session topics include:

  • Legislative update from the Governor’s Office
  • Intergovernmental
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Know Your Numbers Workshop

March 20, 2017

Using your financial statements to better manage your business.… read more

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Planning for Tomorrow’s Mobility Regional Workshop – Potential Impacts on Local Communities

March 15, 2017

Future Cities:                                                             … read more

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2017 NLEA Annual Luncheon

March 10, 2017

The NLEA is excited to present this year’s Annual Lunch in the new Petoskey Northmen Stadium. This state of the art facility will play host to our tailgate style gathering of over 700 of our closest friends and colleagues from across the… read more

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