Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Innovation is key to make a business community thrive — from supporting high-tech start-ups to new ideas for existing businesses. MBA works with businesses to build a diverse pipeline of new ideas.

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Attract, Retain & Expand

The MBA is dedicated to building a diversified business community that supports retention and expansion of existing businesses and supports the attraction and creation of new businesses and business sectors.

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Attract & Develop Talent

Talk to anyone in the local business community and you’ll find one common struggle: workforce. Finding high-quality, qualified workers is a challenge, and we want to help.

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Advocate for Business

Being the voice for Midland’s businesses means the MBA advocates for business issues at every level. The MBA will advance pro-business platforms at the local and state level.

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MIDLAND’S BUSINESS HUB

The MBA is Midland’s fully integrated business hub, serving a vibrant community in which people, industry and businesses prosper. We are the voice for more than 3,000 businesses, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.

THE MBA AT A GLANCE

The MBA is Midland’s fully integrated business hub, serving a vibrant community in which people, industry and businesses prosper. We are the voice for more than 3,000 businesses, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.

COMBINING OVER

250

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
REPRESENTING

3100

CUSTOMERS
WITH MORE THAN

50000

EMPLOYEES

LATEST NEWS

Flood Reduction and Resiliency: Momentum Is Growing

Two years ago, our communities were just starting the long, heartbreaking process of cleaning up from the flood. Many of us can remember the shock – and the resolve – that we saw on faces from Edenville to Sanford and Midland. Since then, much progress has been made – including extensive cleanup and rebuilding. But we all recognize that there is so much more to do. This is especially true when we

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Midland Area Farmers Market Announces Hiring of Food Navigator

The Midland Area Farmers Market (MAFM) is excited to announce a new addition to the 2022 Market season: A Food Navigator, Natalie Kea! Food Navigators can be found throughout the state at many different farmers markets and are available to assist all Market Goers. Their primary focus is helping those who receive food assistance navigate the different kinds available, resulting in a best use of

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Updates from May 12 Newsletter

Revisiting Term Limits for State Lawmakers You might be old enough to remember, back in the early 1990s, the battle in Michigan to set term limits for state lawmakers. That initiative succeeded, limiting state House members to three, two-year terms, and state Senate members to two four-year terms, with a maximum of 14 years total service between the two chambers. On and off since that time, we

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New Antennas Expand Internet Access for North Midland Family Center

New antennas installed at the North Midland Family Center (NMFC) at the beginning of March has greatly expanded internet access and speeds. This was the first project identified by the Midland County Internet Connectivity Committee because it was relatively low-cost and serves Northern Midland County, an area with lower rates of internet connectivity. The cost was covered by a grant from th

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2022 DIAMOND PARTNERS

2022 PLATINUM PARTNERS

  • Central Michigan University
  • Greater Midland Tennis Center
  • Great Lakes Bay Regional CVB
  • Great Lakes Loons
  • McLaren Bay Region
  • Northwood University
  • Poznak Dyer Kanar Schefsky Thompson PLC
  • Stanley Steemer
  • Tri-Star Trust
  • Wildfire Credit Union
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