Ann Arbor SPARK collaborates with a number of organizations and community resources to provide excellent service and support to businesses in our territories. Here are some of our partners:
THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL OF LIVINGSTON COUNTY (EDCLC)
The Economic Development Council of Livingston County (EDCLC) is a non-profit agency dedicated to the creation and sustainability of economic opportunities in-sync with the quality of life and unique characteristics of Livingston County. It is a one-stop resource for businesses seeking growth in Livingston County.
Michigan Works! Livingston Service Center offers a full range of employment-related services to help employers find skilled workers and to help job seekers find satisfying careers. The Center, located in Howell, is part of the statewide Michigan Works! system of one-stop service centers designed to meet your needs. Oversight is provided by the Workforce Development Council.
THE MICHIGAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (MEDC)
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is a public-private partnership serving as the state's marketing arm and lead agency for business, talent and jobs, tourism, film and digital incentives, arts and cultural grants, and overall economic growth. MEDC offers a number of business assistance services and capital programs for business attraction and acceleration, economic gardening, entrepreneurship, strategic partnerships, talent enhancement and urban and community development. MEDC, founded in 1999, also developed and manages the state's popular Pure Michigan brand.
SMALL BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CENTER (MI-SBTDC™)
Livingston County provides a full range of services for a variety of small businesses that are emerging and growing throughout Michigan – including new venture companies, existing small businesses, expanding businesses, new technology companies, and innovators. Services include business counseling, training, research and more. The Livingston County MI-SBTDC specializes in loan packaging, cash flow projections, and marketing for retail and service businesses.
As an advocate for business, the chambers work collectively with companies toward pivotal solutions and resources, providing access to networking, business exposure, site selection assistance, business counseling, and more.
The vision of Advantage Livingston is for the increased and sustainable prosperity of the Livingston, County, Michigan area. Visit www.advantagelivingston.com for more information.