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Have you Registered for the 2020 Hiring Event?

December 11, 2019

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance  •  231-582-6482  •  info@northernlakes.net Buck Love, Director of Business Retention The Northern Michigan Annual Hiring Event will be back again for the third… read more

City of East Jordan & NLEA announce Taylor Malpass as East Jordan DDA Coordinator

December 11, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance 231-582-6482  |  www.northernlakes.net Andy Hayes, NLEA President December 5, 2019 BOYNE CITY, MI— We are pleased to announce that Taylor Malpass will be joining the… read more

NLEA presents economic development “how to” to LCC class of 2019-20

December 11, 2019

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance  •  231-582-6482  •  info@northernlakes.net Carly Bortz, Administrative/Communications Assistant The current group of Leadership Charlevoix County (LCC)… read more

Infrastructure problems got you down?

December 11, 2019

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance  |  231-582-6482  |  info@northernlakes.net Jessica Lovay, Community Development & Grants The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) recently announced… read more

NLEA 2019 Grand Event awards three businesses a share of $18,000 in startup capital

November 26, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NLEA 2019 Grand Event awards three businesses a share of $18,000 in startup capital $55, 500 in startup capital awarded, 650 attended, and 19 business pitches competed as a result of three Northern Michigan Pitch Night… read more

Grand Event 2019

November 22, 2019

 

2019 Grand Event Winners

1st Place-$10,000: A&M Beauty

2nd Place-$5,000: Northland Brewing

3rd Place-$2,500: Breezeway Paddlesports

People’s Choice Award-$500: A&M Beauty

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Six entrepreneurs advance to Grand Event finale Business Model Competition

November 13, 2019

    Contact: Carly Bortz NLEA Admin/Communications 231-582-6482  |  carly@northernlakes.net 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Six entrepreneurs advance to Grand Event finale Business Model Competition

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Northeast Michigan Council of Governments rolls out new tool

November 13, 2019

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance • www.northernlakes.net Jessica Lovay, Community Development & Grants It is no secret that a hurdle for all of Northern Michigan is access to high-speed internet. To combat the issue, the Northeast… read more

U.S. Congressman Jack Bergman Honors Aster Brands for Exporting Success

November 13, 2019

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance • www.northernlakes.net Buck Love, Business Retention & Growth U.S. Congressman Jack Bergman (MI-01) presented Aster Brands of Charlevoix with the U.S. Commercial Service’s Export Achievement… read more

Antrim Pitch Night 2019

November 12, 2019

 

2019 Antrim Pitch Night Winners

1st Place-$10,000: A&M Beauty

2nd Place-$3,000: Breezeway Paddlesports

3rd Place-$1,500: Sunshine Recycling

People’s Choice-$500: A&M Beauty

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