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

Public and Private Sector working together is our “secret sauce” for success.

Since our formation in 1984, the Northern Lakes Economic Alliance has always focused on our mission of serving as a resource to assist companies and communities create and retain area jobs.

Throughout the years as the economy changes we adjust our strategies to address the changes, however we never take our eye off the target (our mission) to assist in creating/retaining jobs.

We assist with both sides of the equation. Private sector companies and public sector local units of government. We provide services to assist companies (startup through growth stage) get to the next level of their journey as well as providing assistance to local communities to develop the infrastructure needed to help business succeed and grow.

We also take it to the next level by working collaboratively with many organizations local, regional, state-wide and national. This collective impact model is truly the right way to approach and affect long-term vitality for our region.

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We welcome the opportunity to help you learn more about our efforts. To arrange for a presentation by an NLEA staff member, simply contact us by email or phone at 231-582-6482.

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