Grow Your Business with Traverse Connect

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Executive Grand Traverse Area Manufacturing Investors

$1,050 Annually

Pro-rated Quarterly

All Traverse Connect investors are eligible to access a portfolio of business benefits:
  • Legislative Advocacy
  • Regional Economic Development
  • Professional Development
  • Business Enhancement Programs
  • Business-to-Business Networking
  • Data Dashboard for Economic Development Goals
  • Michigan's Creative Coast Talent Attraction Program

Access to Grand Traverse Area Manufacturing Council Annual Golf Outing, NoMI Manufacturing Summit, and additional programs

Coffee Connection

Cocktail Connection

Discounted event registration

Exclusive industry-specific forums and access to Grand Traverse Area Manufacturing Council leadership committee

Investor-only access to participate in the Leadership Grand Traverse program and Leadership Roundtables (Standard charges apply)

Discounted pricing for advertising on website and e-newsletters

Listing in online directory:

  • Grand Traverse Area Manufacturing Council member ribbon
  • Business logo
  • Photos of your products, projects, staff, etc.
  • Video
  • Business website link
  • Business social media links
  • Strong SEO features to help searchers find your business!

Subscription to e-newsletters:

  • The Conneciton
  • TCYP News
  • Special alerts and updates

Use of Traverse Connect Blue Room for meetings four times per year (Four-hour maximum per use.)

Programs to grow family-sustaining careers

Economic diversification that reduces industry risk

Capital investment that increases local government tax base

Government advocacy to improve & preserve our Northern Michigan quality of life

Work with Ambassadors to celebrate your opening, a new location or a significant milestone

Use of digital investor badge and window decal for your storefront, website and/or marketing materials

Unlimited posting of press releases, job openings, and news items for your organization on through your investor login

Certificates of Origin (10 included per year/$25 discounted rate for each additional request)

Access to exclusive Health and Wellness products and other discounts:

  • Accident Fund insurance plan – with annual dividends
  • New Directions Employee Assistance Program
  • Auto-Owners insurance discounts
  • Access to savings of 15-30% annually on office supplies through Office Depot
  • Access to in-store savings of 10-20% annually on office supplies, printing and marketing at Staples

Access to reach other investors through the Member-to-Member program through your investor login.

Referrals to investor businesses by Traverse Connect