The Northwest Michigan PTAC
The Northwest Michigan PTAC covers the entire U.P. and the 10 counties of northwest Michigan’s L.P. If you are not from our region, go to the PTACs of Michigan website to find your local PTAC.
America’s SBDC Michigan
The Michigan SBDC provides consulting, training and research to assist small business to launch, grow, transition and innovate.
Getting Talent Back to Work Toolkit
Provides resources for businesses interested in hiring formerly incarcerated individuals, including:
- A professional, self-assessment that informs a tailored report with actionable tools and resources to help initiate change in the workplace.
- Digital toolkit for business, with step by step tracks such as talent acquisition, onboarding, and others.
- Getting Talent Back to Work certificate program
Back to Business Report – How Hiring Formerly Incarcerated Job Seekers Benefits Your Company
Lays out how by reducing barriers to employment and implementing fair hiring practices, employers can better provide employment opportunities to formerly incarcerated individuals. Guidance on how to create and sustain fair chance hiring and how to make reentry work for your company.
Michigan Department of Corrections – Employer Resources
Information for employers on how the MDOC prepares prisoners for the workforce including Vocational Village programming and additional resources related to the Federal Bonding Program and Work Opportunity Tax Credit.
Global Trade Alliance/Export
Michigan’s State Trade Expansion Program (MI-STEP)
Michigan’s Regional Export Network (REN) – map and contact information
PMBC Access and Certification Grant Application
PMBC Grant Details
MEDC Industry 4.0 initiative
MI Ag Export – From Michigan to the World
2021 International Marketing Export Events Calendar
Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers
In-person trade mission to South Korea and Japan is planned for September 2021