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Talent, business, and community ​connect Northwest Michigan. We help.

Community needs business. Business needs talent. Talent needs community.

  • Talent

    Networks Northwest can provide you with the services and direction to make the best choices for your career. Whether you’re seeking a job for the first time, changing your career path or back in the job market, we can help you find the best job or career path.

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  • Business

    We help businesses start, grow and stay in the Northern Michigan area. If you’re an existing business that wants to increase profit or considering a new business venture Networks Northwest is here to make sure you achieve your vision.

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  • Community

    We work with community organizations and work towards efficient transportation methods and a stabilized region. Northern Michigan continues to be a community that businesses choose to stay because of the talent which allows them to flourish and thrive.

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News & Events

    • Business

    Graceland Fruit Makes $4.5 Million Sale With Help From PTAC

    Graceland Fruit in Frankfort is selling $4.5 million worth of dried cherries to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Northwest Michigan Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), hosted by Networks Northwest, helped the company make the sale.

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    • Community

    Water First Coalition Seeks Action Team Applications

    A regional coalition called Water First is looking for local partners to apply to establish Water First Action Teams as part of a collaborative effort to support communities in protecting our region’s fresh water resources.

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    Local Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates Program Receives State and National Recognition

    Staff members with the Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) program in northwest Michigan have received state and national recognition for their work with the program.

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    • Community

    New Website and Social Media Encourage You to “Explore 131 North”

    A new website and social media campaign will encourage people to “Explore 131 North.” The website is part of an effort by several northern Michigan communities located along the US-131 highway to collaborate on tourism promotions, branding, and economic development in the hopes of bringing more visitors and business opportunities to the corridor.

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    • Business

    Learn to Pitch to Investors Workshop September 3 in Traverse City

    The workshop “Learn to Pitch to Investors” will help businesses learn how an effective pitch needs to quickly provide business context, address perceived risks, paint a picture of a future return for the investor, and set the stage for the Q&A after the pitch.

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Testimonial

Networks Northwest really made the Speak-Up Kalkaska Event successful, and we look forward to our continued partnership in completing the cooperative Master Plan Process.

Cash Cook, Kalkaska DDA Director

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