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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

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    Regional Data Updated, Streamlined in Benchmarks Northwest

    Networks Northwest has updated Benchmarks Northwest, a citizen, business, and policymakers' guide to assess and monitor the metrics of community issues throughout the region.

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    20Fathoms Partners with Networks Northwest to Attract Startup Talent

    A new partnership between Networks Northwest and Traverse City-based technology hub and startup incubator, 20Fathoms, will provide the tech hub’s members direct access to the assistance offered by Networks Northwest and the Northwest Michigan Works! Business Services Team.

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    Going PRO Campaign Promotes Skilled Trade Careers in Michigan

    Going PRO is a statewide education and awareness campaign to help employers fill an estimated 545,000 skilled-labor jobs coming open in Michigan through 2026.

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    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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    Regional Apprenticeship Information Luncheon August 16 in Scottville

    All types and sizes of businesses, educational providers, and non-profit organizations are invited to attend an apprenticeship information luncheon Friday, August 16 in Scottville.

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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

Recent Social Media Posts

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    Going PRO Kickoff in Northern MichiganState legislators and leaders in business, education, and workforce development talked about the importance of meeting the demand for skilled labor in Michigan at a Going PRO kickoff event held at Northwestern Michigan...
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    Adult Education Graduates Recognized at Commencement CeremonyA special ceremony was held in Traverse City to recognize 22 students who earned high school diplomas and 43 who completed the GED (HSE) certificate as members of the Traverse Bay Area ISD Adult...