Invest in Our Region's Growth
Your level of investment means more than it ever did before. For you, it means a customized investment package allowing you to select the programs and services that add up to success. For us, it means greater impact. As this region’s business support organization, we are driven to create and support programs and initiatives that make a difference — for our economic future, for our healthy environment, and for this place we all call home.
Member-Only Programs and Benefits
New Directions Employee Assistance Program
Personal and workplace challenges can negatively affect wellness—which can then affect job performance. In partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Traverse Connect, the New Directions EAP gives employees and their loved ones free, confidential access to the programs and services they need to increase their happiness and healthiness, such as short-term counseling, crisis management services, legal and financial referrals, and other resources.
Accident Fund offers discounts on workers’ compensation insurance for all types of Investor member businesses. In addition, businesses have the opportunity for a long-term dividend.
Start saving BIG on your office supplies by taking advantage of your Traverse Connect partnership with Office Depot.
- 10% off the officedepot.com regular price on 1,800 items in the Business Select Catalog
- 5% off the officedepot.com regular price on 10k items in their full catalog
- 5%-55% off the officedepot.com regular price on a 350 item office supply core list
- Up to 5% off the officedepot.com regular price on retail store core list of 6k items
- Officedepot.com price matching on non-catalog items
- 5%-55% off the officedepot.com regular price on a Cleaning and Breakroom core list of 575 items
- Green product options, printing discounts, and More!
Investors of Traverse Connect have access to special partner discounts every time they shop in store. Save on an assortment of products, from signage to PPE to business essentials and more.
20% off your in-store Print & Marketing Services order
Floor decals, signs and posters
Indoor and outdoor banners
Disposable menus and more
10% off your in-store purchase of regularly priced items
Safety essentials like face masks, sanitizer and more
Office supplies like paper, ink and toner and more
Remote furniture like chairs, desks and more
Auto-Owners Insurance Discount
Investor members receive a policy discount on personal home, auto, & umbrella coverage. Members also receive a policy discount on business auto, property, liability, and umbrella coverage. CLICK HERE for more information.
10% discount to Traverse Connect investors and their employees
Training and Education to meet your business needs.
- Michigan Chamber of Commerce: The Michigan Chamber offers a wide variety of free or discounted webinars and workshops featuring experts and Q&A opportunities on many of the biggest topics or emerging issues facing employers. Most courses are eligible for a range of HR certification or re-certification credits. Investors of Traverse Connect can use their promo code to receive free and discounted pricing. Learn More HERE.
- Davenport University’s Certificate of Management: This course will teach you skills to build collaboration, promote trust, and empower employees for improved performance using the right mix of guidance, leadership, motivation and communication. Traverse Connect investors can your promo code to receive a 20% discount!