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

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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Updates from April 28 Newsletter

Long-Sought Deposit Into Unemployment Fund Comes to Fruition The State of Michigan\'s Unemployment Compensation Fund got a big boost earlier this month. House Bill 5525, signed into law by Governor Whitmer on April 11th, poured an additional $140 million into the fund with the primary purpose of targeting potential future fraud. This legislation, now Public Act 61 of 2022, will fund dozens of

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2021 Midland SmartZone Small Business of the Year Announced

Agrolytics Corp has been recognized as the 2021 Midland SmartZone Business of the Year, honoring their innovative technology solution for indoor farming. Agrolytics Corp will receive their recognition at the Michigan Celebrates Small Business gala in early May alongside three other Midland County small businesses. Established July 2020, Agrolytics Corp is an agri-tech solution provider of indoo

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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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