Monroe County Manufacturing Day is here!

Thanks to all of our manufacturers who will be participating in today’s 3rd annual Monroe County Manufacturing Day! You are opening your doors and the minds of the students who will be passing through today. Watch social media sites for posts! #MonroeCountyMFGDay
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We are pleased to announce …

Monroe County Business Development Corporation Appoints Vice President, Business Development! We are pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew R. Vanisacker to the role of Vice President, Business Development. Mr. Vanisacker comes to the Monroe County BDC after serving as the Director of Constituent Relations for Senator Dale W. Zorn. Prior to joining the Senator’s…
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Celebrating the City of Luna Pier

Congratulations to the City of Luna Pier!  Today, the Monroe County BDC attended an event to celebrate the revitalization efforts to the pier and scheduled renovations to the Luna Pier Lighthouse on Lake Erie. The lighthouse renovations will provide residents and visitors with a gathering space and help protect the natural beauty of the lakeshore.…
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Matching Fund Program Available for Monroe County

To assist in the development of small businesses, the Monroe County BDC and ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital, via ProMedica Innovations, have created a $500,000 fund that will assist new and existing companies as they launch innovative products and services. This program was created to provide gap and seed funding assistance for companies.   The application process…
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Today we pray for the families and remember the victims of September 11, 2001.
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Our office will be closed …

Our office will be closed on Monday, September 3, in observance of Labor Day! We will be reopen on Tuesday, September 4, at 9:00 am. Have a happy and safe holiday!
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MFG Day 2018 – Report on Importance of Manufacturing

A study by the Manufacturing Institute & Deloitte revealed that more than 8 out of 10 Americans acknowledge the importance of manufacturing but less than a third would encourage their child to pursue a mfg career. Read the report here:  Deloitte Report   Monroe County Manufacturers, participate in MFG Day 2018! Open your doors and open…
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Our New Board Members

We have two new Board Members at the Monroe County BDC! Michael Jewell … Mike was born and raised in Monroe. After graduating, he served in the US Navy. After his discharge, he was employed at a small UAW plant in Ypsilanti and in 1995, accepted an apprenticeship at U.A. Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 671…
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Our New Website!

As with all good business decisions, redesigning a website should always start with a strategy. As the lead economic development organization in Monroe County, our primary website objective was to continue to build brand identity, awareness and interest in our county as a place to locate and expand businesses and industries. We wanted to create…
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New Partnership Announcement – Matching Fund Program

A new partnership was announced to  help promote economic development and innovation in Monroe County! ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital, via ProMedica Innovations and the BDC announced the Matching Fund Program yesterday at a ceremony to celebrate their first recipient, Vital Tech Services! Vital Tech Services was established in 2013 and will use the loan to launch…
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Monroe, Michigan 48161
Phone: 734-241-8081