MUSKEGON AREA FIRST
Mission: A countywide economic development corporation focused on leveraging public and private investment to accelerate business growth and the creation of high-quality employment opportunities in Muskegon County.
DOWNTOWN MUSKEGON NOW
Mission: To promote and continue to develop the downtown area.
E-MERGE ENTREPRENEUR NETWORK
Mission: "e-merge" is a community-based initiative to create jobs by supporting entrepreneurs. We are focused on, but not limited to the West Michigan Lakeshore region.
PROCUREMENT TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER (P-TAC)
Mission: Facilitating community economic development and growth through a continually improving program of training and business services.
EMPLOYERS ASSOCIATION OF WEST MICHIGAN
Mission: To provide cost effective services and accurate information to management, in support of positive employee relations, a safe work environment and growth through continuous workforce development.
MUSKEGON AREA LABOR MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
Mission: MALMC's mission is to develop and strengthen good labor-management relationships by providing educational and interactive opportunities outside the collective bargaining agreement.
Mission: The Muskegon Chapter of SCORE serves Muskegon County, Michigan and neighboring portions of Ottawa and Newaygo Counties with free mentoring, educational workshops, and other resources to entrepreneurs and small business owners
MICHIGAN SMALL BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CENTER (MI-SBTDC)
Mission: To enhance Michigan's economic well-being by providing counseling, training, research and advocacy for new ventures, existing small businesses and innovative technology companies. With offices statewide, the MI-SBTDC positively impacts the economy by strengthening existing companies, creating new jobs, retaining existing jobs, and assisting companies in defining their path to success.
WEST MICHIGAN CHAMBER COALITION
Mission: To promote the economic vitality of West Michigan by pursuing action and advocacy issues that affect the business community at the local, state and national levels. Participate in joint sponsorship of events and programs. Conduct joint research on issues of regional significance.
MUSKEGON COUNTY CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU
Mission: To promote Muskegon County as a Midwest Tourism Destination to the overnight visitor.
Mission: To provide young people the opportunity to develop personal and leadership skills through local community service and organizational involvement while expanding the Jaycee movement.
WOMEN'S DIVISION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Mission: Serving the Community through Cooperative Action.
Lakeshore 504 is a non-profit corporation promoting economic development and job creation in West Michigan. They provide long-term financing to small businesses for real estate acquisitions, construction, and equipment purchases through the Small Business Administration.
MUSKEGON OPPORTUNITY/MUSKEGON PROMISE
Mission: To develop a support system to help graduates of schools within the Muskegon Area Intermediate School District boundaries to access and obtain post-secondary education or career training. Our program will strive to assure that every graduating high-school student is afforded the opportunity to acquire the education and skills required of today's workforce.
MUSKEGON INVENTORS NETWORK
Mission: The MIN is a regional nonprofit support group where inventors, marketers, and creative people can find a platform to learn and network. It is a place to learn from the successful and sometimes the not so successful. Through networking creative people will find that they are not alone, that many people understand their situation.
LAKESIDE BUSINESS ASSOCIATION
Mission: A coalition of businesses in the Lakeside area working together to promote Lakeside, network and support business growth.
WEST MICHIGAN STRATEGIC ALLIANCE
Mission: To serve as a catalyst for regional collaboration.
WEST MICHIGAN POLICY FORUM
Mission: to unite the West Michigan business community, in a forum to create common regional policy goals we can set in motion.
COAST WEST MUSIC FESTIVAL
Mission: To provide family entertainment in Muskegon County. We do this through Special Events and Festivals. "We make it happen."