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

Midland Area Farmers Market to Explore Long-Term Solutions, Location

After considering many factors and looking into a long-term strategy for the Midland Area Farmers Market, the Midland Business Alliance (MBA) has determined that the Midland Area Farmers Market will not return to its legacy location next to the river and Tridge. While the riverside Farmers Market circle has served as a beloved home for the Market for many years, returning the Market to this loc

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Midland County Residents to Benefit from Rural Digital Opportunity Funding

The Midland County Internet Connectivity Committee (MCIC) announces areas receiving funding from the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF), an initiative of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) designed to inject billions of dollars into the construction and operation of rural broadband networks. The Rural Digital Opportunity Fund is the FCC’s first step in bridging the digital divide to

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Update on Current Legal Battle Over 2018 Adopt & Amend

In the July 21st issue of Weekly Update, we provided a summary of a surprising turn of events with several laws passed by the state Legislature in late 2018. As we reported at that time, the Michigan Court of Claims ruled on July 19th that the \"adopt and amend\" approach was unconstitutional. This potentially means that the two laws the Legislature passed on minimum wage and paid sick leave--whic

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Midland Area Farmers Market to Celebrate Farmers Market Week

The Midland Area Farmers Market (MAFM) is excited to bring back Farmers Market Week! Farmers Market Week is so much bigger and better this year that the event has gone international! Bring your family, friends and colleagues (sorry no pets!) to pick up the freshest ingredients grown in the Great Lakes Bay Region. The schedule is full of activities at Market on both Wednesday and Saturday, inclu

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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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