Grow Your Business with Traverse Connect

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Executive Investor Benefits

$1,050 Annually

Pro-rated Quarterly

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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

Two tickets to Bully Pulpit

Access to Leadership Roundtable

Coffee Connection

Cocktail Connection

Discounted registration for events


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

$300+ value package for digital advertising in Traverse Connect channels

Discounted pricing for advertising on website and e-newsletters

Access to event-specific advertising and program sponsorships

Access to open seats on the Traverse Connect Board of Directors

Listing in the online directory:

  • Business Logos
  • Photos of your products, projects, staff, etc.
  • Video
  • Business website link
  • Business social media links
  • Strong SEO features to help searchers find your business!

Two additional online business listings and Network-level benefits for businesses under the same ownership

Subscription to e-newsletters:

  • The Connection
  • TCYP News
  • Special alerts and updates

Unlimited use of Traverse Connect Blue Room for meetings. (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 for your business

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

Unlimited Certificates of Origin

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