Grow Your Business with Traverse Connect

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Your investor membership connects you to the people, ideas and resources you need to grow your business. In addition, your participation is an investment in the Grand Traverse region’s prosperity by supporting economic development initiatives, business programs and legislative advocacy for all.

Have questions? Email us at or call us at 231.947.5075 and select Membership Information from the directory options.

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Current Investor? Review your investor benefits below!

Network Investor

$525 Annually

Promote your business in the Traverse Connect business directory and receive discounted pricing for events and advertising.

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Executive Investor

$1,050 Annually

Receive all Network-level benefits, plus a $300+ digital advertising package, and more!

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Partner Investor

$5,250 Annually

All Network-level benefits, plus event and program ticketing, a $750+ digital advertising package and more!

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Champion Investor

$10,500 Annually

All Network-level benefits, plus one seat at Leadership Roundtable, special event ticketing, a $3,900+ digital advertising package, and more!

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Executive Grand Traverse Area Manufacturing Investor

$1,050 Annually

Receive all Network-level benefits, plus GTAMC events and programs.

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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

Accident Fund offers a 5% discounts on workers’ compensation insurance for all types of Investor member businesses. In addition, businesses have the opportunity for a long-term dividend, rewarding you for your safety management.

Start saving BIG on your office supplies by taking advantage of your Traverse Connect partnership with Office Depot.

  • 10% off the regular price on 1,800 items in the Business Select Catalog
  • 5% off the regular price on 10k items in their full catalog
  • 5%-55% off the regular price on a 350 item office supply core list
  • Up to 5% off the regular price on retail store core list of 6k items
  • price matching on non-catalog items
  • 5%-55% off the regular price on a Cleaning and Breakroom core list of 575 items
  • Green product options, printing discounts, and More!

CLICK HERE for more information. If you have any questions please contact Office Depot at

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

CLICK HERE for more information. If you have any questions about your Staples Rewards number please contact Staples Rewards at 800-793-3320.

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.

Traverse Connect members receive 25% off sign up fees with Table Health.

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!