Take the Housing Survey!
The online survey will only take a few minutes to complete, and will provide valuable information for local communities looking for ways to address their housing challenges.
Petoskey Business Receives Michigan Works! Award
Demmer Corporation in Petoskey received special recognition from Northwest Michigan Works!. The company was recognized for its success as an employer and Michigan Works! partner.
Mancelona Business Receives Michigan Works! Award
Antrim Machine Products in Mancelona has received special recognition from Northwest Michigan Works!. The company was recognized for its success as an employer and Michigan Works! partner.
Workers, Students, and Employers Recognized by Northwest Michigan Works!
Northwest Michigan Works! has given special recognition to some of the workers, students, and businesses it serves. The awards were presented at the June 10 meeting of the Northwest Michigan Workforce Development Board in Traverse City.
Website Connects Commuters With Rides in Northwest Michigan
The Northwest Michigan Ride Share Connection website has been updated to make it easier for commuters to find or offer rides in northwest Michigan. NMRide.net can help
local residents reduce traffic, save energy, and make friends who value smart commute options.
Talent Summit Focuses on Northwest Michigan Workforce Needs
Leaders from business, education, and workforce development gathered in Traverse City for the Northwest Michigan Talent 2020 Summit. The event was hosted by the Northwest Michigan Council of Governments and Northwest Michigan Works! and focused on developing strategies to meet the region's workforce needs. Watch the video to find out more.
Leelanau County's Baabaazuzu Benefits from SBA and SBTDC Services
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Michigan District Office and Baabaazuzu, Inc. hosted an SBA press conference on May 8th to highlight how small businesses are benefitting from the SBA and its partner programs. Baabaazuzu is one of many local companies which were helped with financing and business consulting needed to create jobs and contribute to the local economy.
Governor Snyder Makes Virtual Stop in TC as Part of the Talent 2020 Summit
Governor Rick Snyder made a virtual stop in Traverse City, hosted by the Northwest Michigan Council of Governments, as part of the Talent 2020 Summit, a meeting for business owners, educators, and other leaders, where they strategized on how to solve the talent gap and get the right kind of training to meet needs.
Armor Express Turns To Michigan Works! For Hiring Help
Armor Express Chief Operating Officer Ed Kiessel says the Central Lake company turns to Northwest Michigan Works! when it needs help finding new employees.
Report on the Economy: Emmet County
Elaine Wood, CEO of the Northwest MI Council of Governments and Northwest Michigan Works!, Inc., made a presentation on Feb. 1, 2013 to the Emmet County community regarding its economy.