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  1. Michigan Economic Development Corporation
    The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)  supplies customized economic development services to help companies and communities find success in a very competitive global economy. The MEDC brings together supply and demand and matches resources and services with the needs of business customers. www.michiganadvantage.org

  2. Oakland County Planning and Economic Development
    Oakland County Planning & Economic Services (PEDS) is a division within the Economic Development and Community Affairs Department of Oakland County.   PEDS offers business services, planning, market research, maps and other information vital to businesses establishing or maintaining a presence in Oakland County. www.oakgov.com/peds

  3. American Society of Employers
    The American Society of Employers (ASE) is a private, not-for-profit association that provides programs and services that enable member organizations to address their most challenging human resources issues. ASE services include HR research, training, consulting and a range of surveys. www.aseonline.org

  4. Automation Alley
    Automation Alley is a non-profit organization that drives growth and economic development through a collaborative culture that focuses on workforce and business development initiatives. The Automation Alley region encompasses the City of Detroit and Genesee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne counties, making it Michigan’s largest technology business association. www.automationalley.com

  5. Oakland Community College Economic and Workforce Development
    The Michigan Technical Education Center (M-TEC) at Oakland Community College’s Auburn Hills Campus offers a variety of programs and services including corporate offerings, facilities usage, short-term training, grand funding and IT resources.

  6. Oakland University Professional and Community Education
    The professional education arm of the Center for Integrated Business Research and Education (CIBRE) within Oakland University offers individuals and business partners continuing education and professional development opportunities, including certificate, review and online programs. www.oakland.edu

  7. Southeast Michigan Community College Consortium
    Nine Southeast Michigan Community Colleges share resources and knowledge in order to build regional education capacity and provide training to employees/workers Contact Al Lecz, alecz@wccnet.edu

  8. Procurement Technical Assistance Center
    Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) provide services to qualifying businesses, including one-on-one counseling, government specifications and standards, training and seminars, trouble shooting and procurement history reports. www.ptacsofmichigan.org/region11

  9. SCORE
    SCORE is a non-profit association dedicated to education entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow and succeed. www.score.org

  10. Michigan Business One-Stop
    Find an array of resources and tools to help you start and operate a business in Michigan, from tips to writing a business plan to information on financing your business. www.michigan.gov/business

  11. AllBusiness
    An online media and e-commerce company site that offers resources including how-to articles, business forms, contracts and agreements, blogs, business news, etc. www.allbusiness.com

  12. Small Business Administration
    The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is an independent agency of the federal government that aids, counsels, assists and protects the interests of small businesses. www.sba.gov

  13. Small Business and Technology Development Center
    The Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center provides counseling, training, research and advocacy for new ventures, existing small businesses and innovative technology companies with offices statewide. www.gvsu.edu/misbtdc

  14. Business.gov
    Helps small business understand their legal responsibilities and locate federal, state and local government services. www.business.gov

  15. Small Business Association of Michigan
    SBAM is a non-profit organization that offers member access to information pertinent to small business ownership and resources including discounts, etc. www.sbam.org

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