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

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Can’t Find Enough Talent?

December 12, 2018

Hire your 2019 Workforce at Northern Michigan’s Largest Hiring Event

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Buck Love, Business Retention & Growth

If finding enough talent… read more

NLEA to Form Broadband Consortium

December 12, 2018

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance •  •

Andy Hayes, NLEA President

There currently exists high speed internet fiber in our area that is only accessible to schools, governments and… read more

Students Explore Local Manufacturers & In-Demand Careers

December 11, 2018

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance •  •

Carly Bortz, Administrative/Communications Assistant

Jervis Webb, Harbor Springs

500 students from 10 schools toured 19 manufacturing… 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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