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

State of Retail 2021 Podcast

By Amy DeGeer Roten If there\'s one thing we learned in 2020, it\'s that businesses are resilient. This week, we\'re sharing some valuable insight from the National Retail Federation. Listen to their podcast, Retail Gets Real, where NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay discusses what shaped the retail industry in 2020 and looks ahead at the challenges and the opportunities for retail going

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COVID Economic Aid Is On Its Way

We reported last week that both the Michigan Legislature and Congress were hammering out details of aid packages, in response to the economic crisis brought on by COVID-19. We shared a glimpse of what might be included in those packages, but we now have more definitive details to share: Michigan Legislature Both the Senate and House have passed a $465 million supplemental appropriations package,

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Midland County Recovers to Full Employment as 2020 Closes

By Amy DeGeer Roten The year is coming to an end. No one will likely have warm, fuzzy memories of 2020. Moving into 2021, a bit of reflection can help plan for the future. One of the key indicators that business executives use to identify how our economy is doing is unemployment. Here\'s why:  Unemployed workers lose their purchasing power, which can lead to unemployment for other workers, c

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Steady Construction Trends Indicate Economic Recovery

Q&A with Three Rivers Corporation By Amy DeGeer Roten When it comes to the strength of our economy, the construction industry is the candle in the coal mine. Construction industry data is used by market experts, government agencies, and business leaders to support economic forecasts, market research, and financial decision-making. Construction directly impacts the economy because it creat

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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2021 DIAMOND PARTNERS

2021 PLATINUM PARTNERS

  • Central Michigan University

  • DuPont

  • Greater Midland Tennis Center

  • Great Lakes Bay Regional CVB

  • Northwood University

  • Poznak Dyer Kanar Schefsky Thompson PLC

  • Tri-Star Trust Bank

  • Wildfire Credit Union

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