West Michigan Businesses Encouraged to Attend Event With Over 30 Business-Support Organizations

Posted in News on September 21, 2016

Holland, Michigan – Business leaders are invited to spend next Friday morning connecting with some of over 30 support organizations ready to help move their companies and ideas forward. The Lakeshore Business Resource Connect is a free event hosted by Lakeshore Advantage, the area’s economic development organization, and sponsored by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.


“I challenge all area businesses, no matter their size, if they’re looking to grow, or are facing an obstacle, to attend the event and leave with the goal of making at least one connection to help them overcome whatever hurdle they’re facing,” said Jennifer Owens, president of Lakeshore Advantage. 

Lakeshore Advantage is organizing this event to offer all area companies the opportunity to learn about and meet first-hand with more than 30 local and state organizations ready to help them grow. Designed with West Michigan’s small to medium-sized businesses and manufacturers in mind, this event brings service organizations all together in one place, exposing the depth of resources and opportunities available to help area businesses thrive.

Lakeshore Business Resource Connect is Friday, September 30th, from 7:30am-10am at the Pinnacle Center, 3330 Highland Drive, Hudsonville, Michigan. The event will start with an overview of the different service organizations. Business will have an opportunity to briefly meet one-on-one with the service organizations that can help them most, immediately following.

Business leaders are encouraged to register for this free event by September 22nd to have early bird preference for one-on-one meetings. A full list of service organizations attending is available at the event registration link. Most service organizations that will be present fit into these categories:
·       Access to Capital
·       Business to Business Support
·       Entrepreneurial Support
·       Manufacturing Support
·       Talent Solutions
·       New Business Development

Those who plan to attend are encouraged to register before September 22nd at https://lakeshorebusinessresourceconnect.eventbrite.com.